Author Event: "Re-Membering" Ann Millett-Gallant
"Re-Membering" is a memoir about being congenitally physically disabled and experiencing traumatic brain injury. Ann Millett-Gallant recounts her accident, recovery, and consequential discoveries by engaging multiple genres of writing. Chapters are composed of personal narrative, research on brain injury and art therapy, disability studies and other critical theory, information from medical records, voices from other memoirs, and examples of her artwork. She underscores the vital role of her family and friends, as well as art, in her recovery and provides hope and direction for others with brain injury, based upon one survivor's first-hand experiences.
Ann Millett-Gallant is an art historian, disability studies scholar, and visual artist who specializes in painting and collage. She holds a PhD in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and currently serves as a Senior Lecturer for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.