Cavar

Cavar

Cavar

Position Title
CST PhD Candidate

  • Cultural Studies Graduate Group
they/them, æ/ær, ey/em, 他
Bio

Research Interests: Mad studies, trans studies, critical disability studies, speculative fiction, critical/post/anti-psychiatry, critical digital humanities, science & technology studies, cripistemologies, poetics, trans/crip health politics, experimental humanities, critical neurodiversity studies, food/eating studies, posthumanism, multispecies justice.

Education: 
B.A. Critical Social Thought. Mount Holyoke College. 2020. 

Selected Academic Publications: 

  • “Burrito Texts: Mel Baggs and the Language of Crip Life.” Forthcoming. Review of Disability Studies.
  • “The Queer Aut of Failure: Cripistemic Openings for Postgraduate Life.” 2022. Lateral: Journal of the Cultural Studies Association.
  • “Toward transMad Epistemologies: A Working Text.” 2022. Spark: A 4C4Equality Journal.
  • “Blogging to Counter Epistemic Injustice: Trans disabled digital micro-resistance.” with Alexandre Baril. 2021. Disability Studies Quarterly. 

Selected Literary Publications: 

Books: 

  • Failure to Comply (forthcoming 2024, featherproof books). Hybrid novel.
  • bugbutter (2022, Gap Riot Press). Poetry Chapbook.
  • Out of Mind & Into Body (2022, Ethel Press). Hybrid Chapbook.
  • The Dream Journals (2021, giallo lit). Prose Chapbook.
  • A Hole Walked In (2021, Sword & Kettle Press). Prose Chapbook.