A Zoom webinar featuring Lydia X. Z. Brown Talk title: “From Collapse, Trauma, Crisis, and Ruin, We Rise: Where the Neurodiversity Movement Meets Disability Justice” Description: Neurodivergent, crip, mad, and disabled people’s lives and communities are marked by constant trauma and the specter of violence. Our movements – the self-advocacy movement, neurodiversity movement,[…]
A roundtable discussion on health humanities and disability studies programs at universities, featuring Jonathan Metzl and Aimi Hamraie (Vanderbilt), Margaret Price (Ohio State), Erin Gentry Lamb (Case Western). A discussion via Zoom. Please register with this link: http://tiny.cc/HealthHumanities Accessibility info: Captioning provided, and ASL interpretation provided upon request. This event is supported with funding from[…]
A talk by Dr. Liat Ben-Moshe on her new book, Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition, followed by discussion with participants.
Liat Ben-Moshe is an activist-scholar-educator-researcher working at the intersection of incarceration, decarceration, abolition and disability/madness. Her work aims to expand what counts as incarceration to include all carceral locales (including residential institutions for people with intellectual disabilities, psych facilities and prisons/jails) and to connect deinstitutionalization, disability and mad movements to prison abolition activism through an intersectional lens.
By: Arthi Kozhumam My life requires a lot of accommodations and advocacy and getting help, that’s just the nature of disability. In a situation like this, where I feel familiar, it’s my turn to advocate for and accommodate others. It’s about having people with you and in spirit that I think is one of the[…]