September 28, 2021

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Keynote: Stand Up Straight!: Surfacing Eugenics, Race, and Posture

Sander Gilman


Cultural and literary historian, Sander Gilman, discusses how discriminatory perceptions of postures and bodies perpetuated eugenic ideas and ableist notions of what is “healthy.” We will learn that being directed to correct our posture is a detrimental & eugenic attempt to improve humankind. 

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