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The NYU Center for Disability Studies has received a National Science Foundation Standard Grant for the project, “Disability Expertise and Design Justice for Post-COVID Equity.” The $618,490 grant–awarded to Principal Investigator Mara Mills, and co-PIs Faye Ginsburg and Rayna Rapp–will support the Disability COVID Chronicles, which will analyze the lives of disabled and chronically ill
We wish the NYU CDS community a happy new year! Here we reflect back on some highlights from 2020: Our last in-person event in February–a conversation between filmmaker Sini Anderson, writer Amy Berkowitz, and CDS’s Emily Lim Rogers–is now available as a transcript. Berkowitz also reflected on her experience with accessible spaces and literary events
September 25th | Judy Heumann in Conversation with Simi Linton: Link to Zoom recording. October 15th | Disability Visibility at the Intersections: Link to Zoom recording. November 12th | Disability Justice and the Politics of Inclusive Design: Link to Zoom recording. December 3rd | Autistic Self-Advocacy, Neurodiversity, and Disability Culture: Link to Zoom recording.
We sat down with Michael John Carley, NYU’s new consultant for disability-inclusive culture. Read the interview below, and join us on Thursday, December 3rd to see Michael John in conversation with Lydia X.Z. Brown! 1. What are you excited about in terms of roles and responsibilities in this current position? Where do I start? To the
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