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Jay Dolmage on Academic Ableism in Higher Education

December 4, 2018 at 5:30pm7:30pm EST

Menschel Media Center, Watson Theater

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Join us for an inclusive and engaging discussion about disability justice and pragmatic social change. Steve Kuusisto, University Professor and director of interdisciplinary programs and outreach in the Burton Blatt Institute, will interview Jay Dolmage, author of “Academic Ableism” (University of Michigan Press), followed by discussion with the audience. Immediately thereafter, Dolmage will be available to sign copies of his book.

American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided during the presentation and discussion; ASL interpretation will be provided during the book signing. Please submit any additional accessibility accommodation requests by Nov. 29.

Sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor, Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach Initiative in the Burton Blatt Institute, and the Disability Cultural Center.

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This event was first published on November 27, 2018 and last updated on April 24, 2019.

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Accessible parking will be available at the Q5 lot, with all other public parking available at Booth Garage.