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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Symposium Invitation for Presenters, Performers, and Discussants “Inviting Movements: Emerging Critical Disability & Deaf Perspectives and Practices”

15th December 2015

The call is also available in ASL, LSQ and French. Symposium Invitation for Presenters, Performers, and Discussants Inviting Movements: Emerging Critical Disability & Deaf Perspectives and Practices Concordia University, Montreal May 4th & 5th, 2016   Application Due Date: January 10th, 2016 Application languages: Please submit your application in a word document or video in […]

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Appel de propositions pour le Symposium « Invitation aux mouvements : Émergence des perspectives et pratiques handicapées et sourdes »

14th December 2015

L’appel de propositions est également disponible en LSQ, ASL et anglais. Appel de propositions pour le Symposium « Invitation aux mouvements : Émergence des perspectives et pratiques handicapées et sourdes » Université Concordia 4 et 5 mai 2016   Date limite de soumission des propositions: 10 janvier 2016 Langues acceptées : Vous pouvez soumettre votre […]

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Call For Proposals: Disability and/in/through fanfiction: Submissions are due 15 April 2016

17th November 2015

Fanfiction has been at the centre of the development of fan studies since Henry Jenkins’ Textual Poachers (1992) and Nancy Baym’s work on online soap opera fan communities (1993); their texts examined fans as self-reflexive producers and critical consumers, and as participants in reciprocal and emotive community-building practices.  In recent years, fan-led projects such as […]

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