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September 2020

Judy Heumann in Conversation with Simi Linton

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

NYU Center for Disability Studies The ACLS Scholars & Society Program NYU Big Ideas Series co-sponsors The NYU Office of Global Inclusion/NYU WOMXN 100 Initiative A reading and conversation with disability rights activist and author Judy Heumann in conversation with Simi Linton Reading from her 2020 memoir, Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist (2020, Judith Heumann and Kristen Joiner, Penguin Random House) followed by conversation with disability activist, writer, filmmaker Simi Linton   CART provided. This is…

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October 2020

Disability Visibility at the Intersections

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

NYU Center for Disability Studies The ACLS Scholars & Society Program NYU Big Ideas Series co-sponsors The NYU Office of Global Inclusion/NYU WOMXN 100 Initiative Disability Visibility at the Intersections A conversation with contributors to Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the 21st Century (2020, Alice Wong, editor; Vintage Books) Alice Wong (Director, Disability Visibility Project) Britney Wilson (Civil rights lawyer, contributor to Disability Visibility) Reyma McCoy McDeid (National Center for Independent Living, autism self-advocate) Moderator: Alice Sheppard (dancer/choreographer) CART provided. This…

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November 2020

Disability Justice and the Politics of Inclusive Design

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

NYU Center for Disability Studies The ACLS Scholars & Society Program NYU Big Ideas Series co-sponsors The NYU Office of Global Inclusion/NYU WOMXN 100 Initiative Disability Justice and the Politics of Inclusive Design Sara Hendren (designer/activist, Olin College) + Regine Gilbert (designer/activist, NYU Tandon) discussing their recent books: Sara Hendren, What Can a Body Do? How We Meet the Built World (Penguin/Riverhead, 2020) Regine Gilbert, Inclusive Design for a Digital World: Designing with Accessibility in Mind, (APress, 2019)   CART…

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December 2020

Autistic Self-Advocacy, Neurodiversity, and Disability Culture

December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

NYU Center for Disability Studies The ACLS Scholars & Society Program NYU Big Ideas Series co-sponsors The NYU Office of Global Inclusion/NYU WOMXN 100 Initiative Autistic Self-Advocacy, Neurodiversity, and Disability Culture Lydia X. Z. Brown (Advocate, Scholar-Activist, Lawyer; Georgetown University, Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network, Fund for Community Reparations for Autistic People of Color's Interdependence, Survival, & Empowerment) Michael John Carley (Author, Autistic self-advocate, NYU Office of GIobal Inclusion) Moderator: Kristie Patten (NYU Steinhardt, Center for Disability Studies) All the…

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