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October 2023

A Discussion with Andrew Leland

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
20 Cooper Sq, 7th Floor, 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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A discussion with Andrew Leland on his book about going blind, The Country of the Blind. Moderated by Gideon Lewis-Kraus, a staff writer at The New Yorker. Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Disability Studies. Non-NYU-affiliated must RSVP in advance!   Register here

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Disability and the Digital x Crip Authorship

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The final event in the Disability and the Digital series features Emily Lim Rogers (Duke), Bri Joy Moore (Power Not Pity), and Louise Hickman (University of Cambridge) discussing their essays in the 2023 edited volume Crip Authorship: Disability as Method (NYU Press). Moderated by Rebecca Sanchez and Mara Mills, Rogers will present on "Virtual Ethnography," Moore on "Podcasting for Disability Justice," and Hickman on "Willful Dictionaries and Crip Authorship in CART." The Disability and the Digital Series is supported by the Digital Media and Dis/Abilities Research Network funded by DFG.   Register here   A light-skinned person with dark brown glasses is leaning into the camera. Her eyes are partly closed from smiling. She…

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Virtual Book Launch, Activist Affordances: How Disabled People Improvise More Habitable Worlds, author Arseli Dokumaci with Michele Friedner

October 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book cover split into two. On top is a black rectangle with the book title “Activist Affordances: How disabled people improvise more habitable worlds”. Below is an image of a hand (in a close-up) holding a spoon innovatively.

Disability scholars Arseli Dokumaci and Michele Friedner discuss Arseli’s new work, Activist Affordances: How Disabled People Improvise More Habitable Worlds (Duke 2023). Drawing on the book's rich ethnography, Arseli and Michele will engage in a lively conversation about the immense amount of creative work disabled people do everyday, building inhabitable worlds from the ground up, followed by discussion with the audience. Register here Book cover split into two. On top is a black rectangle with the book title “Activist Affordances: How disabled people improvise more habitable…

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