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Articles & Essays

“Diversity and Disability,” Chronicle of Higher Education
--translated to German and published in DAS ZEICHEN /Zeitschrift für Sprache und Kultur Gehörloser (March 2012).

"Obsession and Art," Journal of Visual Culture (August 2006) 5:2, 242-266.

“Dependency and Justice,” Journal of Literary Disability 1:2 , 1-4.

“Where Did I Put My Foucault?” Chronicle of Higher Education, (June 6, 2008).

“Edward Said’s Humanism,” Minnesota Review Fall 2007.

“Biocultures: A Manifesto,” (with David Morris) NLH 38:3 (Summer 2007), 411-418.

“A Grand Unified Theory of Interdisciplinarity,” Chronicle of Higher Education (June 8, 2007).

“Huckleberry Who?” The Chronicle of Higher Education (March 23, 2007), B:5.

“Deafness and the Riddle of Identity,” Chronicle of Higher Education (January 7, 2007)

“Play it Again, Sam, and Again: Obsession and Art,” Journal of Visual Culture (August 2006) 5:2, 242-266

"Bodies of Difference: Politics, Disability, and Representation," in Disability Studies: Enabling the Humanities, eds. Brenda Jo Brueggemann, Sharon L. Snyder, and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (New York: Modern Language Association, 2002).

"Bending Over Backwards: Disability, Narcissism and the Law," in Linda Kreiger, ed., Backlash Against the Americans With Disabilities Act: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002).

"Stumped by Genes: DNA and Prosthesis," in Marquard Smith and Joanne Morra, eds., The Prosthetic Impulse: From a Posthuman Present to a Biocultural Future (Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2006).

"Martha Nussbaurm, Frontiers of Justice," in the Common Review.

“Fame In Academia,” Chronicle of Higher Education (forthcoming).

“Towards a Trans-Freud,”  Special Issue on Transgender,  Journal of Women and Performance (forthcoming).

“Dependency and Disability,” Journal of Literary Disability 1:2

“The Value of Teaching From a Racist Classic,” Chronicle of Higher Education  (May 19, 2006).

“Feints, Jabs, Low Blows, Roundhouses and the Gentle Art of Counterpunch: Art’s Power Comes with Responsibility,” Chicago Tribune (March 6, 2005),

“Disability: The Next Wave,” PMLA (March 2005).

“The Perils of Academic Ignorance,” Chronicle of Higher Education (May 20, 2005).

“Genetics and Race,” Bridge Magazine (September 2003).

“A Scholarly Appreciation of Irrational Inspiration” The Chronicle of Higher Education (November 28, 2003) B10.

“Deformed Consent: Disabling and Enabling Information” in Sigerist Circle Newsletter and Bibliography (Winter 2002—Number 18), 3-5, 9.

“I Used to Run a Department, but Then I Got Wise” in Chronicle of Higher Education (November 22, 2002) B11.

“I Dream of Geniuses,” in Chronicle of Higher Education (October 25, 2002).

“Between a Rock and a Hard Word: Edward Said,” in The Common Review 1:3 (Spring 2002) 38-45.

“Nothing Ventured…or Doing Nothing,” in Chronicle of Higher Education (March 8, 2002) B12-12.

“The Economy of Desire in Academe,” in Chronicle of Higher Education (November, 10, 2000), B7-B9.

“Bending Over Backwards: Legal Cases, Narrative Analysis, and the Backlash Against the Americans With Disabilities Act,” Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law 21:1 (ADA Symposium Issue, 2000), 193-212.  

“Envy and Shadenfreude in Academia,” The Chronicle of Higher Education June 18, 1999.

“Reconsidering Origins: How Novel Are Theories of the Novel?" in “Reconsidering the Rise of the Novel” a special issue of Eighteenth-Century Fiction 12:2-3 (January-April 2000), 479-499. 

"Crips Strike Back: The Rise of Disability Studies" in American Literary History 11:3 (Fall 1999) 500-512.

"J’accuse!: Cultural Imperialism–Ableist Style," Social Alternatives 18:1 (January 1999), 36-40.

"Signs of the Times: American Sign Language as a Foreign Language" in Chronicle of Higher Education (June 5, 1998).

"Who Put The THE In The Novel?: Identity Politics and Disability  in Novel Studies," Novel 31:3 (Summer 1998), 317-334.

"Beyond Tenure," Chronicle of Higher Education (April 18, 1998).

"Cultural Studies and Literary Studies," PMLA (March 1997).

"Deafness and Insight: The Deafened Moment as a Critical Modality" (from Enforcing Normalcy) in College English (December 1995).

"Dancing in the Dark: A Manifesto Against Professional Organizations" in Minnesota Review (March 1996).

"Prisoners of Silence," The Nation  (Oct 4, 1993), 25-27.

"The Fact of Events and the Event of Facts: New World Explorers and the Novel." The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation (Fall 1991).

"The Dreadful Gulph and the Glass Cadaver: Decomposing Women in Early Modern Literature," Genre XXIII:2-3 (Summer-Fall 1990), 121-134.

"The Monologic Imagination:  M. M Bakhtin and the Nature of Assertion,"  Studies in the Literary Imagination 23:1 (Spring 1990), 29-44.

"Swift's Political Theory of Language" in The Age of Johnson, III:1989

"The Social Construction of Public Space," Browning Studies (Fall 1989) 17:23-40.

"'Known Unknown Locations: The Ideology of Novelistic Landscape in Robinson Crusoe," (from Resisting Novels) in Sociocriticism (January 1987), 87-113.

"Conversation and Dialogue: Ideology of A Literary Form" (from Resisting Novels) in The Age of Johnson (1988) I:347-373.

"Wicked Actions and Feigned Words: Criminal, Criminality and the Early English Novel," (from Factual Fictions) Yale French Studies 59, 106-118.

"Costa-Gavras and 'Hannah K." in In These Times (November 23, 1983, 14.

"The Ethics of Medical Ethics," Radical Teacher (Fall 1981), 9-11.

Co-Author with Richard Ohmann, et al, "A Guide to Marxist Teaching, Radical Teacher (Fall 1976), 3-49.



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