GAAD 2016 - Round Table - The Future of Critical Disability Studies and Disability Access at UC Davis
From ATS Video on May 26th, 2016
Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room
Join us for a round table discussion of the future of disability studies - and its relationship to disability access - at UC Davis. Our panel of esteemed scholars will discuss questions including: What is disability studies, and how is it related to disability activism? How does disability intersect with race, gender, sexuality, and immigration? What are emerging directions of study in the field? How does disability access in higher ed affect the study of disability and vice-versa? Speakers include Susan Schweik (English, UC Berkeley), Douglas Baynton (History, University of Iowa), Alison Kafer (Feminist Studies, Southwestern University), Adria Imada (History, UC Irvine), Molly McGarry (History, UC Riverside); facilitated by Ryan Lee Cartwright (American Studies, UC Davis.
Audience: Students (undergraduate and graduate) and faculty
This session is sponsored by Office of the Dean of HArCS, Department of American Studies, UC Humanities Research Institute, and UCOP Multi-campus Research Programs and Initiative Funding.