Diversity and Inclusion

New Opportunities for Contemporary Disability Writing and Cultural Diplomacy: A Panel Presentation

October 18, 2019 at 12:00pm1:30pm

Dineen Hall, 340

A panel featuring disabled poets and writers Jennifer Bartlett, Sheila Black, Kenny Fries, and Connie Voisine, with Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. Moderated by University Professor Stephen Kuusisto, CUSE Grant Principal Investigator.

The panel will discuss the development of a new international disability and cultural diplomacy initiative, including experiences and thoughts on disability and cultural engagement, what they mean, what a grassroots disability arts project could be in a global context, and efforts to create an International Disabled Writing Program.

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This event was published on October 9, 2019.


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