Introduction to Disability Studies

Disability Studies, Wesleyan’s newest Course Cluster, is an academic field that investigates the political, social, economic, and historical origins and ramifications of the classification & representation of bodies as normal/able or abnormal/disabled.Come listen to students and faculty discuss the new cluster, and bring your questions (or just your curiosity!) for a Q&A session.

Speakers include:

Sheila Mullen, Visiting Instructor in American Sign Language
Christina Crosby, Professor of English and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University Major in Disability Studies

Allegra Stout ’12, Founder of Wesleyan Students for Disability Rights

Snacks will be provided!

Brought to you by Sign Language House, Wesleyan Students for Disability Rights, and SALD

Date: Today
Time: 4:15 pm
Place: Woodhead Lounge (Exley 184)

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