NOW-REMOTE - Society for Disability Studies Conference

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April 4, 2020
9:00AM - 8:30PM
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Add to Calendar 2020-04-04 09:00:00 2020-04-04 20:30:00 NOW-REMOTE - Society for Disability Studies Conference
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This event is now remote. More details forthcoming.

Please join us at the international Society for Disability Studies Conference, held for the third consecutive year at Ohio State! 

This year's conference is themed "Troubling Binaries of Academics and Activism" and will feature in-depth workshops, concurrent panels, an accessible maker-space, a respite room with free food, an all-abilities dance and a keynote with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, author of Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice.

Workshops are free and open to the public; for other events, please register with the Society for Disability Studies.


Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 4

  • 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Workshops
    • Topics include: “Building Academic Programs with Accountability to Communities” and “Accessible Pedagogy: Beyond the Checklist” and “Health-care Workers Communicating with Clients.” Facilitators include Jian Chen, artist Zun Lee, Dkéama Alexis, Charlie Stewart, Mia Santiago and Kristen Jackson.
  • 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. SDS Concurrent Sessions
  • 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Keynote with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Sunday, April 5

  • 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. SDS Concurrent Sessions 

This event is sponsored by the Disability Studies Program, the Department of English, the Graduate Association of Mental Health Access and Advocacy (GAMHAA), the Disability Studies Graduate Student Association (DSGSA)M+A Architects, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise, the Office of Student Life, and the Global Arts and Humanities Discovery Theme. Free and open to the public.

All conference venues are wheels-accessible and can be lit by natural or non-fluorescent light. Attendees are asked not to wear fragranced products. Real-time transcription and sign interpreting will be available. For questions and access requests, please contact Melissa Guadrón at guadron.1@osu.edu.

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Leah Lakshmi picture

This event is now remote. More details forthcoming.

Please join us at the international Society for Disability Studies Conference, held for the third consecutive year at Ohio State! 

This year's conference is themed "Troubling Binaries of Academics and Activism" and will feature in-depth workshops, concurrent panels, an accessible maker-space, a respite room with free food, an all-abilities dance and a keynote with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, author of Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice.

Workshops are free and open to the public; for other events, please register with the Society for Disability Studies.


Schedule of Events

Saturday, April 4

  • 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Workshops
    • Topics include: “Building Academic Programs with Accountability to Communities” and “Accessible Pedagogy: Beyond the Checklist” and “Health-care Workers Communicating with Clients.” Facilitators include Jian Chen, artist Zun Lee, Dkéama Alexis, Charlie Stewart, Mia Santiago and Kristen Jackson.
  • 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. SDS Concurrent Sessions
  • 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Keynote with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Sunday, April 5

  • 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. SDS Concurrent Sessions 

This event is sponsored by the Disability Studies Program, the Department of English, the Graduate Association of Mental Health Access and Advocacy (GAMHAA), the Disability Studies Graduate Student Association (DSGSA)M+A Architects, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise, the Office of Student Life, and the Global Arts and Humanities Discovery Theme. Free and open to the public.

All conference venues are wheels-accessible and can be lit by natural or non-fluorescent light. Attendees are asked not to wear fragranced products. Real-time transcription and sign interpreting will be available. For questions and access requests, please contact Melissa Guadrón at guadron.1@osu.edu.

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