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.

  • November 7-10: American Studies Association conference (Honolulu, HI)
  • November 14-17: National Women’s Studies Association conference (San Francisco, CA)
  • January 9-12, 2020: Modern Language Association conference (Seattle WA)
  • February 6, 2020: Talk and workshop at UC Irvine (Irvine CA)
  • February 26, 2020: Talk at Luther College (Decorah, IA)

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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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