Friday, March 13, 9am - 3pm, UIC Student Center East Room 605
A one-day interdisciplinary conference taking up the issues of power, disability, justice, and coalitions.
9AM-10:40AM, PARTICIPATION, IDENTITY, AND COMMUNITY
Negotiating Identity and Masculinity Among Men with Early Onset Physical Disabilities, Brian Heyburn
Benefit Comparison of Captioned Online Courses for American, International, and Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students, Manako Yabe
Reflexivity in Occupational Therapy: Where Do We Come from, What Are We, Where Are We Going?, Alisa Jordan Sheth
Community, Peace, and Justice: Relationships of Belonging as an Answer to Violence, Luca Badetti
Participation Values and Barriers Identified by People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Aging in the Community, Jenna Heffron
11AM-1PM KEYNOTE PANEL + LUNCH (PROVIDED)
Featuring Lex Frieden, Rod Ferguson, & Jim Charlton
1:15PM-3:00PM, REPRESENTATION AND RESISTANCE
“She Gave me the Finger”: Revisiting Resistance on Public Buses, Nili Broyer
Purchasing The Freak, Enfreaking the Impaired: Commodification, Enfreakment and Representation in Bogdan’s Freak Show, Zach Richter
Am I Authentic and Brave or Fragile and Dangerous?, Meghann O’Leary
From Schizoanalysis to Mad Pride: 50 Years of Resisting Psychiatric Oppression, Regina Pessagno
Caring for Incarcerated People with Dementia, Hailee Gibbons
Real time captioning will be provided only for the keynote panel, all other accommodations provided upon request (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This event is free and open to the public thanks to these co-sponsors:
The Disability Studies Student Council
UIC Department of Disability and Human Development
UIC Department of English
UIC Department of Gender and Women's Studies
UIC Disability Resource Center
Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/551505101655302/.