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Effective March 10, 2020, all Duke-sponsored events over 50 people have been cancelled, rescheduled, postponed or virtualized.
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POSTPONED: Readers, Authors, and Autism

Melanie (left) has red hair and wears big brown and red glasses. Ralph (right) smiles at the camera and wears a striped blue polo shirt.
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Friday, March 20, 2020
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Ralph Savarese, Melanie Yergeau

***Due to the the COVID-19 virus and for the safety of our attendees and two guests, we are postponing this event until the fall. We are sorry about this, but check back to future updates. For more updates on what Duke is doing about the coronavirus, check out this website:***

12 PM: Light lunch

12:30 - 2 PM: Event

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Walk-ins are always welcome.

Join us for lectures and discussion with two major scholars of Neurodiversity and Autism, Melanie Yergeau (University of Michigan) and Ralph Savarese (Grinnell College) in relation to their recent books See It Feelingly and Authoring Autism. From autistic rhetoricity to neurodivergence, Savarese and Yergeau explore challenges to neurodiverse sociality. Topics include the neurodiversity movement, and how neurodiversity is an identity, such as neuroqueerness, and not an impairment.

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Contact: Cuquis Robledo