Professor of English and Gender & Women's Studies, Trent University
Sally Chivers is a Full Professor of English and Gender & Women’s Studies at Trent University, where she teaches about illness, disability, and aging in literature, film and popular culture. She is the author of The Silvering Screen: Old Age and Disability in Cinema (2011) and From Old Woman to Older Women: Contemporary Culture and Women’s Narratives (2003), and the co-editor of Care Home Stories: Aging, Disability and Long-Term Residential Care (2017) and The Problem Body: Projecting Disability and Film (2010), as well as a wide range of scholarly articles. Her ongoing research focuses on the cultural politics of aging and disability, committed to telling new and better stories about aging, disability and care that celebrate and interrogate the possibilities that come with an aging population.
Aug 01, 2020 14:39 pm UTC| Health
Unprecedented might be the word of the COVID-19 pandemic. But for many, especially older adults, life has taken many abrupt turns. Maybe its their first pandemic, but its not the first time theyve pivoted without calling...