Friday, May 29, 2015

Pacific and Western Disabilities Symposium belatedly, for references.

From RantWoman's email, posted for references even though the dates of the events have long passed:

We're excited about some of the events coming up at the Pacific and
Western Disability Studies Symposium starting tomorrow. Patty Berne,
co-founder of Sins Invalid, is traveling up from the Bay Area to speak
at several events including a conversation with Seattle Disability
Justice Collective co-founders ET Russian and Seema Bahl on Friday
from 2-3:30. Check it out! More info below:
An updated schedule is now available for the Pacific and Western
Disability Studies Symposium: Connecting Disability Studies,
Disability Justice, and Disability Arts.  These exciting events will
be hosted May 21-23, by the University of Washington Disability
Studies Program.  Meet Riva Lehrer, Sue Schweik, Betsy Wheeler, Patty
Berne, and local activists, artists, and scholars!

Check the website for further details about accessibility, locations,
speakers, and sponsors:

FB event:

 Questions? Email to:

Symposium schedule:
 *Thursday, May 21, 4:00-6:30pm, Kane Hall, Room 225
*Disability Culture and Arts
4:00 Music by Mindie Lind
4:30 Talk by Riva Lehrer, “When Pain Eats the Picture: Portraiture,
Disability, and the Ethics of Power”
5:30 Reception

 *Friday, May 22, 9:00am-4:00pm, William H. Gates School of Law, Room 138*
Critical Collaborations
9:30 Keynote by Susan Schweik (UC Berkeley), "A Feather in a Hurricane
and the Law of Falling Bodies: Disability Research and the Politics of
10:45 “Cultivating and Connecting Resources,” with Elizabeth Wheeler
(University of Oregon), Sara Goering (UW), Susan Schweik
12:30 Lunch
2:00-3:30 “At the Intersections: Exploring Divergences and
Convergences of Disability Studies, Disability Rights, and Disability
Justice,” with Patty Berne (UC Berkeley and director of Sins Invalid),
facilitated by ET Russian (UW) and Seema Bahl (Bellevue College)

 *Saturday, May 23, 2:00-4:00pm, UW location TBA
*Disability Justice
Patty Berne, “Re-envisioning the Revolutionary Body: Centering
Disability and Embodiment within Social Justice”

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