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Living with Disability – “About Us” and “Far from the Tree”

September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Living with Disability: “About Us” and “Far from the Tree”

September 12th, 5pm | 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor

A woman in a wheelchair is backlit in dramatic lighting, and reaches her hands up into the air as she rehearses a dance performance.
July 26, 2018 – Alice Sheppard rehearses for a Kinetic Light “Under Mountain” performance at the Whitney Museum in New York, NY. Photograph by Michael Kirby Smith for The New York Times NYTCREDIT: Michael Kirby Smith for The New York Times

In collaboration with the New York Times.

Book launch | About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times

Film screening | Far from the Tree

5pm: Book launch of About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times, with editor and contributor Rosemarie Garland-Thomson and New York Times series and book editor Peter Catapano, contributor and preface author Andrew Solomon, and contributors Alice Sheppard and Rachel Kolb. 

6pm: screening of Far from the Tree.

Reception to follow.

RSVP here

 

20 Cooper Square is wheelchair accessible. CART provided. For other access needs, please indicate in your RSVP, or email emily.rogers@nyu.edu. 

 

Co-sponsored by NYU Journalism; the Center for Media, Culture and History; NYU Arts & Sciences; Carolyn Dinshaw, Dean of Humanities, NYU FAS; and Phillip Brian Harper, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, NYU FAS. 

Details

Date:
September 12
Time:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Website:
https://forms.gle/DuPoSsPabvySyrtZ6

Organizer

NYU Center for Disability Studies
Phone:
212-992-9767
Email:
emily.rogers@nyu.edu

Venue

20 Cooper Sq.
20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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