I met Shauna Janssen this summer at Encuentro in Montréal. The working group I was in, Performing Disability, pointed out, quite loudly, that one of the spaces chosen by Encuentro was physically inaccessible. Shauna was one of the people responsible for the organization, and she showed a genuine interest in the work of the Performing […]Continue reading Wheeling with Shauna
Wheeling NY City, the blog
During October and November 2014, Laurence Parent will be blogging from New York City, where she will be conducting interviews with disabled New Yorkers and learning about what it means to wheel New York City.
This video documents the first part of my journey to Harlem. My full-length blog entry is here.Continue reading Video: Wireless Quest
A lot can happen in three years. As I wheel my way to get my Metrocard, I come to a shocking conclusion. Even though so much has happened in my personal, academic and professional life within the past four years, the most radical change in my everyday life is my new dependence on my iPhone. […]Continue reading Day 1 – Wireless Quest
Le 24 septembre dernier, j’ai soutenu mon projet de thèse. Cela signifie qu’il me reste juste de la recherche et une thèse à écrire. Juste ça. Cinq jours plus tard, je suis arrivée en train à Penn Station à New York. C’est ici que la nouvelle étape de mon doctorat commence. Je serai à New […]Continue reading Deux mois à New York