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Disability Studies: "Disability Studies: A History" Conference
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00pm to Friday, March 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

Arch 208 on Thursday and Stitler Hall [Silverstein Fourm] on Friday

Disability Studies: A History
University of Pennsylvania, March 30th-31st
disabilitystudiesahistory.org<http://disabilitystudiesahistory.org/>

THURSDAY, MARCH 30th
3:30 - 3:45 p.m. -- Introductory Remarks

  *   Clare Mullaney (University of Pennsylvania)
[Arch 208]
Part I: Then and Now
3:45 - 5:15 p.m. -- From Activism to the Academy:

  *   Liat Ben-Moshe (University of Toledo)
  *   Emily Ladau (Concepts, Inc.)
  *   Sunaura Taylor (New York University)
  *   Respondent Lance Wahlert (University of Pennsylvania)
6 p.m. -- Dinner for Speakers/Organizers

FRIDAY, MARCH 30th

8:15 a.m. -- Light Breakfast

[Stiteler Hall, Silverstein Forum]
8:45 a.m. -- Brief Discussion of Life as Jamie Knows It (2016), Jamie and Michael Bérubé
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. -- From Social Sciences to the Humanities:

  *   Mara Mills (New York University)
  *   David Mitchell and Sharon Snyder (George Washington University)
  *   Respondent Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania)

Part II: Disability and Its Intersections

11 - 12:30 p.m. -- Disability and Feminist/Queer Studies:

  *   Robert McRuer (George Washington University)
  *   Aimi Hamraie (Vanderbilt University)
  *   Respondent Leon Hilton (University of Pennsylvania)
12:30 - 2 p.m. -- Lunch
2 - 3:30 p.m. -- Disability and Race


  *   Hentyle Yapp (New York University)
  *   Therí Pickens (Bates College)
  *   Dennis Tyler (Fordham University)
  *   Respondent Sami Schalk (Rutgers University)
4 - 5:30 p.m. -- Disability and Internal Politics:  Deafness and Intellectual Disability

  *   Michele Friedner (SUNY Stonybrook/University of Chicago)
  *   Michael Bérubé (Pennsylvania State University)
  *   Respondents Joe Valente (University of Buffalo) & Jami Fisher (University of Pennsylvania)
5:30 - 6 p.m. -- Concluding Remarks:
  Where is Disability Studies Now?  (Communal Roundtable)

  *   Respondent Chelsea Chamberlain (University of Pennsylvania)

8 p.m. -- Dance