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Venue: Room 3009, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Speaker(s): Tom Couser
Thomas Couser is Professor of English and Founding Director of the Disability Studies Program at Hofstra University.
He is the author of American Autobiography: The Prophetic Mode (1979), Altered Egos: Authority in American Autobiography (1989), Recovering Bodies: Illness, Disability, and Life Writing (1997), Vulnerable Subjects: Ethics and Life Writing (2004), and Signifying Bodies: Disability in Contemporary Life Writing (2009).
His latest book, Memoir: An Introduction, was published by Oxford University Press in 2011.
He is currently writing a book about contemporary American 'patriography' (memoirs of fathers by sons and daughters) and a memoir of his own father.
Reception to follow seminar.
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Contact: Claire Hayward
Directions to Room 3009, John Galsworthy building, Penrhyn Road campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE: