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October 2018

Labor and Disability: No Right to Be Idle

October 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
8th Floor Commons, 239 Greene Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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No Right to Be Idle book cover featuring a black and white photo of asylum cafeteria

In collaboration with the Skirball Center’s On Your Marx festival Co-Sponsor: NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis Join us for a book talk and celebration of No Right to Be Idle (2017) with author Sarah Rose (UTexas, Arlington), winner of the 2018 Philip Taft Labor History Prize. Starting in the late 19th century, Americans with disabilities came to be labeled “unproductive citizens.” Before that, disabled people had contributed to homes, farms, and the wage labor market. Rose analyzes the social transformations that barred…

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September 2018


September 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Co-sponsor: NYU Department of Media, Culture and Communication. Reading, discussion and celebration of three new books by: —Aimi Hamraie (Vanderbilt) Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability (2017) —Elizabeth Guffey (Purchase, SUNY) Designing Disability: Symbols, Space and Society (2017) —Bess Williamson (Art Institute of Chicago) Accessible America: A History of Design and Disability (2018) —Moderator: Mara Mills (MCC, Center for Disability Studies) *Books available for purchase

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