Next Meeting- Feb 27- 1:30pm-3pm, EV 11.655- “Bioethics and Parenting”

25th February 2018

Our next meeting will be on February 27th from 1:30pm-3pm in our cluster space, EV 11.655 at Concordia University’s downtown campus. This meeting is going to focus on Bioethics and Parenting. Our speakers will include: Cynthia Henriksen, a current Masters students in Bioethics at the Université de Montréal. The convergence of her interests in Disability […]

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OPEN HOUSE TODAY in EV 11.655

10th February 2018

Hello everyone, Please come join Ash McAskill, our coordinator, in EV 11.655 for Concordia University’s Open House. Ash will be greeting guests at the Participatory Media Cluster Space, talking about the CDSWG, along with our sister/brother/other family member/non-gendered/kindred spirit/ allied groups ACT (Ageing+Technology+Communications), Education Makers, and the Mobile Media Lab. Our working space has been […]

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Updates to come :)

26th January 2018

Hello wonderful visitors, Please note we are currently in the midst of updating our website’s content. We thank you for your patience. We will be holding a meeting soon. Stay tuned, and if you would like to be apart of our mailing list, please contact us. Some big things ahead in 2018!   From the […]

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Mi silla son my legs

7th August 2016

July 23, 2016 I am leaving Santiago de Chile today, and I am not ready. I would have stayed longer and I hope I will be able to come after… after a few Spanish lessons. At the Air Canada check-in desk, I am told I can’t have my wheelchair past this point and I will […]

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Activismo por las personas con discapacidad en Montreal, Canada: poner el capacitismo en la agenda de nuestros movimientos

19th July 2016

English follows Encuentro 2014 – Montreal En Junio 2014, un grupo de académicos, activistas y artistas se involucraron en el trabajo de grupo “Performing Disability and Enabling Performance” en Encuentro, en la ciudad de Montreal. De esta manera, discutimos como el  funcionamiento y  la discapacidad se entrecruzan cuando exploramos aspectos del cuerpo, de las representaciones […]

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CfP: Cripping the Arts in Canada Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies

8th April 2016

Full submissions due: December 1, 2016 to Eliza Chandler (special guest editor): eliza.chandler@ryerson.ca Call for Proposals: Cripping the Arts in Canada Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies  Until very recently, disability, crip, D/deaf, and Mad arts (d/c/D/M arts) have been included in the art world in such a way that normalizes us […]

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Adaptive: a podcast about the interaction between human ability & technology

22nd March 2016

Adaptive is a 6-part podcast series about the interaction between human ability and technology. Producer Michelle Macklem speaks to researchers, designers and users of technologies that are often associated with disability, to investigate how our perceptions of disability are often shaped by the technologies people use. This podcast series is a part of a SSHRC-funded […]

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Call for Papers: 11th Annual CDSSA Conference “Crippin’ Canada”

9th February 2016

York University’s Critical Disability Studies Student Association (CDSSA) is pleased to announce that our eleventh annual conference will be held on Keele campus on April 8th, 2016. The CDSSA invites graduate students, community researchers, and activists to submit proposals by February 15th 2016. This year’s theme, Crippin’ Canada, pays homage to the multiple ways in which […]

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