“Overcoming the Overcome”

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Manuel Herrero-Puertas

Manuel Herrero-Puertas, a PhD candidate in English, has written an essay on disability and disability studies for UW’s Center for the Humanities. Manuel’s research examines the intersections between nineteenth-century discourses of disability in the Americas and the corporeal allegories of nation and empire that crop up in the literature of that period. Read it here.