Upcoming Talks, Lectures, and Conference Appearances

Wide shot of Dr. Schalk on a darkened stage at the Octavia E. Butler Studies Conference at the Huntington Library. She is standing behind a podium in the lower right corner of the image, gesturing with her hand to the screen behind her. The large screen contains her talk title "Experience, Research, and Writing: Octavia E. Butler as Author of Disability Literature" in large font above her name, title and contact information in smaller font. At the bottom of the image a few heads of audience members are visible.

  • September 10, 2018:  Conseula Francis Emerging Scholar Lecture at College of Charleston. Charleston, SC.
  • September 28 & 29, 2018: Co-keynote conversation with Alison Kafer at the 15th Annual Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature at UT Austin in Austin, TX
  • October 3, 2018: Workshops at the YWCA Racial Justice Summit in Madison, WI
  • October 17, 2018: Lecture at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA
  • November 2, 2018: Panel on Octavia Butler at School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL
  • November 7-11, 2018: American Studies Association and National Women’s Studies Association conferences in Atlanta, GA.
  • December 6, 2018: Lecture at Yale University (details TBA)
  • January 3-6, 2019: Modern Language Association Conference panel and Afro-futurism reception in Chicago, IL
  • February 22-23, 2019: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality Symposium at Miami University in Oxford, OH
  • March 6-8, 2019: Visits to Princeton and SUNY New Paltz. Details TBA.
  • April 4-6, 2019: University of Iowa Obermann Center Humanities Symposium. Iowa City, IA.
  • April 8-9, 2019: Co-keynote presentation with Jina B. Kim at the AHEAD Multiple Perspectives Conference (Society for Disability Studies Strand & Dance) in Columbus, OH

…stay tuned for more!

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Photo of Dr. Schalk giving a talk. She is wearing a black and gray dress, gesturing with her hand. Behind her is a blackboard with white chalk eraser marks on it.
OSU lecture

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