Disability Visibility - A Conversation with the Authors
Join us for a conversation with Alice Wong (she/her), editor, and Ellen Samuels, contributor, about their new book, Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century. This powerful anthology, published by Vintage Books (2020), features the insights and voices of 37 disabled people.
When: Oct 14, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Accessibility Accommodations: American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters and Communication Access Real-time Translation (CART) will be provided.
Alice Wong is a disabled activist, media maker, and consultant. She is the Founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project® (DVP), an online community dedicated to creating, sharing and amplifying disability media and culture created in 2014.
Ellen Samuels, PhD. is an Associate Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and English at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The book features her story Crip Time.
The session will be facilitated by Michelle Meade, PhD, Director of the IDEAL RRTC and Co-Director of the Center for Disability Health and Wellness at the University of Michigan.
More information can be found at: https://disabilityhealth.medicine.umich.edu/training-education
Exciting giveaway opportunity!
The first 40 people who register will receive a copy of Alice Wong's book: Disability Visibility in their preferred format.