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The NYU Center for Disability Studies is pleased to announce our Visiting Scholars and Postdoctoral Fellows for 2020-2021: Visiting Scholars Laura Mauldin is Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Human Development and Family Sciences, with an affiliation in the Department of Sociology, at the University of Connecticut. She is also a nationally
Amanda Porche, “The Prophet Despairs Over the Future of Humanity“ (oil on canvas), by Amanda Porche, an autistic artist based in New York City. From the artist: “This was painted when I was still very depressed about the drastic changes that came along with the pandemic It shows a lone man on the edge of
The NYU Center for Disability Studies expresses solidarity with the Black Lives Matter and Black Disabled Lives Matter movements. We have signed the Critical Design Lab’s “Statement on Design Commitments to Abolishing White Supremacy” and would like to pass it on to our list. We also recommend the following guides to Black disability activism, access, and solidarity:
Image courtesy of Sins Invalid. Image Description: An illustration of a short-haired person with blue and green skin wearing a pink half-shirt and long pink skirt, seated in a green and orange wheelchair. Handwritten text reads : “Justice means a disability centered response to COVID-19.” Art by Rafi Darrow. NYU CDS has compiled the following
On March 28, 2019, the AI Now Institute at New York University (NYU), the NYU Center for Disability Studies, and Microsoft convened disability scholars, AI developers, and computer science and human-computer interaction researchers to discuss the intersection of disability, bias, and AI, and to identify areas where more research and intervention are needed. This report
Dear Colleagues -Welcome back! As you are getting your syllabi and classes together, here are some easy ways to make sure your materials are accessible, and students who need accommodations are aware of the Moses Center. We recommend including a statement of this sort to your syllabi: For students needing accommodations: Students requesting academic accommodations