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NEH Dangers and Opportunities of Technology Grant 

NEH Dangers and Opportunities of Technology Grant Mara Mills and Michele Friedner (University of Chicago) have been awarded one of the inaugural Dangers and Opportunities of Technology grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Their collaborative humanities research project, “The Global Cochlear Implant: Provincializing ‘Brain Implants’ Through Disability Technocultures,” will run from 2023-2025 and will result

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New Publication: Crip Authorship: Disability as Method

Crip Authorship: Disability as Method is an expansive volume presenting the multidisciplinary methods brought into being by disability studies and activism. Mara Mills and Rebecca Sanchez have convened leading scholars, artists, and activists to explore the ways disability shapes authorship, transforming cultural production, aesthetics, and media.

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Film Quarterly Dossier: The New Disability Media

Film Quarterly explores new directions in disability film and media in a two-part webinar discussing its special dossier “The New Disability Media” (Winter 2022) co-presented with NYU’s Center for Disability Studies and Center for Media, Culture & History.   

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Announcing NYU CDS visiting assistant research scholar Meesh Fradkin

The NYU Center for Disability Studies is pleased to welcome Meesh as our 2023 visiting assistant research scholar! Meesh Fradkin is a PhD candidate in Music (interdisciplinary music technology) at McGill University. Meesh is also a researcher at The Input Devices and Music Interaction Laboratory, The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology,

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Georgina Kleege named NYU Steinhardt 2022-2023 Scholar-in-Residence

This announcement was originally posted on NYU Steinhardt News on September 20, 2022. NYU Steinhardt is excited to announce that Georgina Kleege will serve as a Dean’s Scholar-in-Residence for the 2022-2023 academic year.  During this time, Kleege will collaborate with the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (MCC) as well as the NYU Center for Disability

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Announcing our Summer 2022 Visiting Scholar

The NYU Center for Disability Studies is pleased to announce our Visiting Scholar this Summer, Miyuki Tanaka. Miyuki Tanaka is an independent curator and producer. She has been working on projects that defy categorization under the theme of “disability as a perspective that redefines the world.” She produces exhibitions, performances, and various projects to rethink the way we

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