NANAS Online Symposium 2021: Contested Language and the Study of Later Life

Symposium Opening Session: Welcome by Suzanne Bailey (TCAS) and Linda Hess (NANAS) – Keynote by Stephen Katz and Kirsten Ellison

Session 2: Speakers: Corinne Field and June Oh

Session 3: Speakers: Birte Bös & Carolin Schneider, and Gustavo Padilla

Session 4: Speakers: Zuzanna Sanches and Ruth Gehrmann

Roundtable on Contested Terms: Speakers: Kate de Medeiros, Julia Henderson, Ulla Kriebernegg, Aagje Swinnen


Thursday November 18, 2021
1:00 pm EST
• • • Welcome from Trent, NANAS “Is it time to get rid of ‘population’ in aging research?” “Metaphors of aging and anti-aging in popular scienceElizabeth Russell, Director, Trent Centre for Aging and Society Kate de Medeiros, NANAS Governing Council Chair Stephen Katz Kirsten Ellison

1-1:30pm EST Virtual Meet and Greet

Time Event /PresentationSpeakers
SESSION 2 2:30pm
3:30 pm EST
“Do We Need a New Language to Name the Intersections of Ageism, Racism, and Misogyny? “A Literary History of “Decaying” Bodymind and the Question of Racist Aging”Corinne Fields June Oh
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm ESTNANAS Anti- racism/Anti- discrimination Task Force (brief presentation) Wrap up comments for the dayJune Oh Nicole Dalmer Linda Hess Julia Henderson
Friday November 19, 2021
SESSION 3 10:00 am
11:30 am EST
“A diachronic perspective on referencing practices in dementia-related academic discourse” ““Abuelos” , “viejos” y “personas de edad” among other ways of naming older adults in Spanish. Implications for addressing ageism in everyday life, research, and public policy.”Birte Bös and Carolin Schneider Gustavo Padilla
SESSION 4 12pm
1pm EST
““Never Use the “a” word’: Eilis Ni Dhuibhne’s Little Red and Other Stories and the new narratives of ageing.” (Revised) ““Tomorrow’s Best Agers: Superheroes and Successful Aging.”Zuzanna Sanches Ruth. Gehrmann

1-1:30pm Virtual Meet and Greet

SESSION 5 1:30pm To 2:45pmRoundtable regarding contested terms. Closing RemarksKate de Medeiros Julia Henderson Aage Swinnen Ulla Kriebernegg
4:00 pm to
5:30pm EST
Theatre Research in Canada/ Recherches théâtrales au Canada

Launch of Special Issue on “Age and Performance: Expanding Intersectionality” edited by Julia Henderson, Benjimin Gillespie, and Núria Casado Gual
Julia Henderson Ben Gillespie Núria Casado Gual
(and TRIC Sp Iss Contributors) (event will be organized by University of Toronto Press and will be open to anyone)

Please note that the Launch of the Special Issue on “Age and Performance: Expanding Intersectionality” requires spearate registration: to register, click here!

Join us: Journal Laungh: Age and Performance
NANAS On-Line Symposium: Contested Language and the Study of Late Life. Nov. 18 & 19, 2021r
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