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Dis/Color: Race and Disability

Thursday, February 7, 2013
12:00 AM
202 S. Thayer St., Room 1022

Thirty-minute presentations by each speaker (in the order below), followed by Q&A.  

• "Crippin' Jim Crow:  Re-Imagining Community in Closed Spaces," Nirmala Erevelles, Social Foundations of Education, University of Alabama

• "People of the Apokalis': Spatial Disability and the Bhopal Disaster," Jina Kim, English and Women's Studies, University of Michigan

• "Toxic Inhumanisms and Questions of Race," Mel Chen, Gender and Women's Studies, U.C. Berkeley

Part of "Integrating Disability:  Cross-Sensory Translation, Bodies of Dis/Color, and Neurodiversity," a year-long collaboration between the U-M Institute for the Humanities, National Center for Institutional Diversity, and the U-M Initiative on Disability Studies.

More information at:  www.lsa.umich.edu/humanties/events.