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Disability Justice Lessons for Our Collective Survival: A Discussion about Crip Kinship - with Shayda Kafai
Hosted by the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs and Outreach at the Burton Blatt Institute and Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature, the series “(Dis)courses: Interdisciplinary Disability Dialogues” returns this semester with four exciting conversations—with luminaries who are engaged variously with many forms of innovative and intersectional Disability cultural work.

This 60-minute webinar will include American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, live captioning, image descriptions, and an opportunity for registered Zoom webinar participants to engage with the featured presenter and discussant. Any additional accommodations requests should be made by Tuesday, March 1st, using the "Additional accommodations request" box at the bottom of this form. This event will also be recorded and made publicly available, online. Post-production, the video will include ASL interpretation and edited/polished captions, an accompanying transcript, and a summary of online resources of interest and relevance—all accessible, free, and open to the public.

Shayda Kafai will engage in a conversation about her new book, Crip Kinship: The Disability Justice & Art Activism of Sins Invalid. Sins Invalid is a performance project that centers ​a Disability Justice framework. Crip Kinship investigates the revolutionary survival teachings that Disabled Queer of Color communities offer to all our bodyminds.

The (Dis)courses Interdisciplinary Disability Dialogues series offers exciting, ongoing events on disability literature, media, and the arts, focusing on critical reflection, teaching, and research in today’s world.

Questions? Email us at oipo@syr.edu

More about the (Dis)courses series: https://bbi.syr.edu/projects/oipo/discourses/

Mar 8, 2022 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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