Panel Discussion: Deaf and Deaf-Blind Spectatorship
Sponsored by the Council for the Study of Disability at New York University Thursday, January 31st, 2013, 9:30 10:15 pm Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
Panelists include: Rebecca Sanchez, Assistant Professor of English at Fordham Ian Hetherington, Ph.D. candidate in Cinema Studies at NYU Adina Tal, Founder and Artistic Director of Nalaga’at Theater and Nalaga’at Center in Tel Aviv Moderated by Mara Mills, Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU
The panel event is free for individuals with tickets to the 8pm performance of Not By Bread Alone. For tickets and information about all performances January 16 to February 3, 2013: http://nyuskirball.org/calendar/notbybreadalone
REELABILITIES: NY DISABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL
Co-sponsored by The Center for Media, Culture and History, The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
Friday, March 8th
NYU screenings in conjunction with the festival showcase of award-winning films by and about people with disabilities. For more information on the full screening schedule March 7-12, please visit: www.reelabilities.org.
In 1964, a young pediatrician begins his residency at Willowbrook State School in Staten Island, only to discover that the institution is conducting Army funded experiments on developmentally disabled children.
Eleven-year-old *Anne has Tourettes syndrome. Afraid of being teased at school, she tries to keep her uncontrollable tics in check though she prefers flying through life so no one notices. *Pictured in photo, above.
Arthur Caplan (Director, Division of Bioethics, NYU Medical Center)
Barron Lerner (NYU Medical Center)
Moderator: Helena Hansen (NYU Medical Center/Anthropology).
6 – 8 PM: 721 BROADWAY, CINEMA STUDIES, MICHELSON THEATER, 6th FLOOR
(Dir: Eric Brach, France/Cuba, 2011, 61 min, documentary).
Discussion: Noelle Stout (Anthropology, NYU); Randy Mowry (Steinhardt, NYU) Moderator: Faye Ginsburg (Anthropology, NYU)
WHO CARES ABOUT KELSEY?
6:30 – 8:30 PM:
Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway, Room 006
This remarkable documentary explores the journey of emotionally-challenged high school student Kelsey, helped by a pioneering innovative educational program.
Discussion: Kelsey Caroll; filmmaker Dan Habib (University of New Hampshire); Kristi Koenig (Steinhardt, NYU); Lynne McVeigh (Tisch, NYU)
WHEN PROSTHETICS SPEAK: ART, DESIGN, AND ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY
5:30 – 7 PM:
Payne Room, 4th Floor Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East
Talk by Sara Hendren (Art and the Public Domain, Graduate School of Design, Harvard) Moderator: Mara Mills (Department of Media, Culture, and Communication) Co-sponsor: The Rusk/Steinhardt Committee.
*Photo ID required to enter building.
FRIDAY, APRIL 19th
10 AM – 3 PM:
19 University Place, Room 102
4 – 7:30 PM:
Social and Cultural Analysis, 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor
A disability studies mini-conference organized by Professors Lisa Duggan, Mara Mills and Robert McRuer, addresses the convergence of queer, feminist, and disability epistemologies.
Keynote by Mel Chen (Gender & Womens Studies, Berkeley)
Co-sponsors: Center for Gender and Sexuality Studies; Department of Social and Cultural Analysis.
For more information on The Center for Religion and Media and The Center for Media, Culture and History and our events, go to www.crmnyu.org and New York University