Poster shows Petra Kuppers, a white woman with no hair wearing a hospital gown and bright red glasses reading from a handful of paper. the text of the poster reads "HIVES Research Workshop and Speaker Series on Disability studies, animal studies, and popular culture" Another block reads "Keynote presentation and reading with Professor Petra Kuppers Thursday, December 5 4:00-5:30 pm (Bessey Hall, room 300). Reception and refreshments to follow. All HIVES events are open to the public.

Petra Kuppers Keynote

We are excited to announce that this December 5 at 4:00pm in the MSU Writing Center Petra Kuppers will be concluding the fall sessions of the HIVES Research Workshop and Speaker Series with a keynote presentation. She will read from her queer/crip speculative fiction collection Ice Bar and other current fiction work. The MSU Writing Center is located in room 300 of Bessey Hall.

Like all HIVES events, this keynote presentation will be available to the public. Please feel welcome to come and to bring others. ASL interpretation will be available for the duration. Light refreshments will be served following the event.

This event is made possible by support from the Legacies of the Enlightenment project, run by Valentina Denzel (MSU’s Department of Romance and Classical Studies) and Tracy Rutler (Penn State’s Department of French and Francophone Studies).

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