Clayton B. Ofstad Reading Series to Feature Alumna
Clayton B. Ofstad speaker Angela Carter will present “Classrooms in Crisis: Disability, Pedagogy, Feminism and the Trigger Warning Debate” at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Baldwin Hall Little Theatre.
Carter received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Truman in 2009 and a Master of Arts in feminist studies from the University of Minnesota in 2018. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in gender, women and sexuality studies at the University of Minnesota. Her dissertation research uses feminist, disability and queer theory lenses to investigate discourses about trauma and PTSD. Other research interests include feminist pedagogies and memoir. Carter is a recent recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Grant in women’s studies. In addition to her accomplishments as a scholar, she is an award-winning instructor and has proposed and designed a number of courses at the University of Minnesota.
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