Event Title

Deviance, Stigma, and "Crippled" Sexuality: The Portrayal of Disability in House, M.D.

Location

Goldstein Student Center

Event Website

http://crippingthecon.com/

Start Date

11-4-2013 2:00 PM

End Date

11-4-2013 3:30 PM

Description

This presentation analyzes the portrayal of disability in the popular television series House M.D. Focusing on the first season and utilizing the theoretical frameworks of Goffman’s Stigma, as well as various articles discussing the portrayal of disability in film and literature, episodes of House M.D. are analyzed for specific imagery and language that contribute to prevailing assumptions and stereotypes about disability.

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Apr 11th, 2:00 PM Apr 11th, 3:30 PM

Deviance, Stigma, and "Crippled" Sexuality: The Portrayal of Disability in House, M.D.

Goldstein Student Center

This presentation analyzes the portrayal of disability in the popular television series House M.D. Focusing on the first season and utilizing the theoretical frameworks of Goffman’s Stigma, as well as various articles discussing the portrayal of disability in film and literature, episodes of House M.D. are analyzed for specific imagery and language that contribute to prevailing assumptions and stereotypes about disability.

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