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Modernist Studies Workshop Welcomes Dr. Rochelle Rives: "Unreadable Persons: Trans Bodies and Senile Form"

When Oct 18, 2018
from 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM
Where Grucci Room, 102 Burrowes Building
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Rives' second talk, titled, "Unreadable Persons: Trans Bodies and Senile Form" will detail the development of geriatric sciences during the modernist period, analyzing John Frankenheimer's Seconds to argue that this discourse - along with those of sexology and endocrinology - pathologizes trans and aged bodies as deceptive and illegible.