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Virtual Event | Reading/Book Talk: Nadina LaSpina, Such a Pretty Girl

May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A color photo of disability activist Nadina LaSpina, being taken away by riot police in her chair. Laspina is making a bold and defiant expression as onlookers in the background film and photograph the scene.Friday May 15th, 4-5:30 PM, 

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Disability rights activist Nadina LaSpina will read from her memoir Such a Pretty Girl: A Story of Struggle, Empowerment, and Disability Pride, which describes her journey to find a place for herself in an ableist world. The reading will be followed by a conversation with authors Simi Linton (disability rights activist) and Jessie Male (disability scholar at NYU Gallatin). The audiobook edition of Such a Pretty Girl launches May 12th.  

Followed by conversation with author/disability activist Simi Linton and author/disability scholar Jessie Male (NYU Gallatin)

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Co-Sponsors: NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at NYU

A book cover for Nadina LaSpina's Such a Pretty Girl, which features a black and white image of Nadina as a child wearing a light-colored bow, earings, and a white dress.

Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Website:
https://forms.gle/XR1CigM1wc1WEQrT7

Venue

NY United States

Organizer

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