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Inglorious, Unemployed: Trans/Crip Conjunctions and the Law of Maims in Samson Agonistes

Colby Gordon, Bryn Mawr College

February 24, 2021 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · Zoom

Renaissance Colloquium, Department of English

Colby Gordon (Bryn Mawr) considers the early modern origins of contemporary anti-trans legislation in the UK and investigates labor and care at the intersections of trans and crip embodiment through the figure of Samson in John Milton’s seventeenth-century closet drama.

Zoom link: https://princeton.zoom.us/j/93255071711

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