2016 Symposium Schedule
“CRIPPING” THE COMIC CON 2016
Friday April 1, 2016
Schine Student Center, 304 ABC & Panasci Lounge
Please note this schedule is subject to change.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will occur throughout the symposium. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided during the keynotes and plenary session.
Off-campus participants attending “Cripping” the Comic Con on 4/1/16 (and during the late night screening of INSIDE OUT, in connection with the event) are welcome to park in the Booth Garage (for more information, email the DCC).
Parking Services Map: http://parking.syr.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Pad-North-Map-Master-20160128.pdf
8:30-9:15 A.M. REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST BUFFET
Also in the Panasci Lounge, at various times during the day:
–Matt and Kay Daigle and Carlisle Robinson will be greeting guests, selling artwork and related items, and signing autographs.
–Gilles Stromberg, Illustrator and Co-Creator of the Access Avengers, will be greeting guests, signing autographs (check your “swag” bags!), and collaborating with YOU in creating/introducing new Access Avengers.
–Tabling, cosplay space, and art exhibit area.
–Photo Booth (2:15-6:15 P.M.).
Lounge space will be available all day to participants, located in Schine 302.
The Quiet Room, located in the Menschel Gallery (Schine 303), will be available throughout the symposium.
9:15-9:30 A.M. WELCOME TO OUR CRIPCON!
9:30-10:30 A.M. KEYNOTE
How I Met That Deaf Guy. How I Met That Hearing Girl.
Matt and Kay Daigle
10:30-11:00 A.M. BREAK, ART EXHIBITS, AND TABLING
11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. KEYNOTE
Writing on My Own Behalf: The Creation of El Deafo and Its Impact on Myself and Others (presented via Skype)
12:00-1:00 P.M. LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:00-2:30 P.M. CONCURRENT SESSION #1
Open Space is an opportunity for participants to create spontaneous and/or planned topical interactions with other participants—in other words, Open Space will be a venue for you to create your own symposium “sessions.” (You can create topics in advance at the Check-in Station in the Panasci Lounge or just visit 304A and join the emerging conversations!)
A Neat Little Circle: Dr. Gregory House’s Struggle with His Disability Identity
“You Don’t Feel Like Such A Freak Anymore”: Representing Disability, Madness, and Trauma in Litchfield Penitentiary (presented via Skype)
Lydia X. Z. Brown
Laughing at the Disabled Other: Grimm Depictions of Rape, Racism, and PTSD (presented via Skype)
COMIC BOOKS AND GRAPHIC NOVELS/MEMOIRS
Breaking the Fourth Wall: Deadpool, The Disabled and Mad Antihero
Layla Dehaiman and Rachael Zubal-Ruggieri
Collaboratively Generated Graphic Novels Centered Around Disability Culture and the Disability Experience (presented via prerecorded video)
“Mundane Stories”: Chronic Illness and Crip Time in Graphic Memoir
Crystal Yin Lie
2:30-2:45 P.M. BREAK, ART EXHIBITS, AND TABLING
2:15-6:15 P.M. VISIT OUR PHOTO BOOTH!
2:45-4:15 P.M. CONCURRENT SESSION #2
Cosplay and Disabilities: How Cosplay Helped Me Overcome My Disability!
Joseph Munisteri and friends, Dopple Cosplay
COMEDY, HUMOR, AND IRONY
Conceptualization of Disability and Humor in the Folk Tale of Don Juan Tenorio
Lost in Interpretation: Making Fun of Sign Language Interpreters in Comedy Shows
The Ironic Pokemon Hierarchy: An Exploration of Disability in the Pokemon World
MIX IT UP
Disability Identity in Young Adults Using Social Media
“I Spy With My Little Eye… Exploring Diversity and Representation in Children’s Books
Continuing Highlights of Disability Representations in Webcomics (presented via Skype)
BREAK, ART EXHIBITS, AND TABLING
6:15-8:00 P.M. PLENARY SESSION
Deaf-initely Ironic…? Notes from the Field
Moderated by Diane Wiener, with Matt & Kay Daigle, Kanisha Ffriend,
Kate Pollack, Carlisle Robinson, and Gilles Stromberg
8:00-8:30 P.M. CLOSING 2016 AND PLANNING FOR 2017
9:15 P.M. (4/1)-1:00 A.M. (4/2!)
Orange After Dark Screening and Discussion: Inside Out
Gifford Auditorium (Huntington Beard Crouse)
**With Open Captions and Audio Description**
9:15-10 P.M.: Inclusive and accessible snacks
10:00-11:45 P.M.: Film
12:00-1:00 A.M.: Discussion