Show dates: October 26 through December 16, 2012

Friday, October 26, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: The opening reception for What Can a Body Do? will feature a performance by Mellon Tri-College Artist-in-residence Christine Sun Kim.

November 1 at 4:30 p.m. in Zubrow Commons, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center: A poetry reading with poets Michael Northen, Hal Sirowitz, Dan Simpson, Anne Kaier, Brian Teare, and Kathi Wolfe featuring writings from Beauty is a Verb.

November 7 at 8 p.m. in Chase Auditorium: A screening of Night Sky and conversation with filmmaker Alison O’Daniel.

November 16 at 4 p.m. in Sharpless Auditorium, Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center: The Conservation of Disability, a talk by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson Emory University professor of women’s studies and Greater Philadelphia Women’s Studies Consortium scholar-in-residence.

November 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: curator Amanda Cachia and Greater Philadelphia Women’s Studies Consortium scholar-in-residence Rosemarie Garland-Thomson will host an informal conversation and exhibition viewing.

December 5, 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., starting at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery: Blind Field Shuttle, a non-visual walking tour led by Mellon Tri-College Artist-in-residence Carmen Papalia. Space limited to 40 participants. Registration by email required:

Participants are asked to wear comfortable walking shoes and not to bring bags or any other items they would need to carry. The walking tour will depart promptly at 4:15 p.m. from the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery so please arrive early. The walking tour will be followed by a Q & A with the artist.

corresponding off-campus events

September 17 through December 3, 2012, Access-Ability: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Art for Access: Corresponding show at the Berman Museum at Ursinus. Visit for details.

Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 6:15 PM in Trotter Hall 303, Swarthmore College:
Artist talk by Mellon Tri-Co Artist-in-Residence Christine Sun Kim. Visit for details.

Saturday, October 27, 2:50 p.m. to 3:50 p.m., Multimodal Approaches to Learning Conference at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: Exhibition curator Amanda Cachia will present on the audio description work done as part of What Can a Body? as part of this conference organized by Art Beyond Sight and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Visit for details.