Schedule of Events
We are excited to announce our schedule of speakers for Fat and the Academy 2006. The roster includes speakers from across the spectrum of fat studies, who will talk on topics from fat online to fat in art to the obesity epidemic. In addition, we hope to present a diverse selection of break-out groups; if you are interested in conducting a group, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Kathleen LeBesco, "Queer Tactics in Fat Politics: An Assessment"
To The Earth (Tribal Bellydance), followed by the Royal Renegades (the Philadelphia Drag Kings)
Paul McAleer, "Blog This: How You - Yes, You - Have Changed the Media's Stance on Fat."
Stefanie Snider, "Fat Girls and Size Queens: Visual Productions of the Fat and Queer Self in Contemporary American Culture"
Pattie Thomas, "Fat as Social Problem, Social Stigma as Solution"
Paul Campos, "Ask Your Doctor if Cultural Hysteria is Right For You"
Susan Stinson, reading
Marilyn Wann, "Fat Liberation 101 - Life's Too Short for Self-Hatred & Celery Sticks!"
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