Category Archives: Quarter Schedules

Schedule of workshop presentations for the quarter. Please check back for periodic updates.

Fall Quarter Workshop Schedule 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 12:30 pm
Neoliberal Geographies of Disability Debtscapes
Dr. Vandana Chaudhry
Assistant Professor of Social Work and Disability Studies
City University of New York, College of Staten Island
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Wednesday, October 24, 12:30 pm
For Love or Money: Negotiating Relationality in Ha Noi Sign Language Interpreting
Sharon Seegers Marie
PhD candidate, UChicago department of comparative human development
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Wednesday, November 14, 12:30 pm
Reproducing Dependency: Blinded Veterans and Family Life in a Rehabilitation Camp During Wartime China, 1942-1945 
Chao Wang
PhD candidate, UChicago department of history PhD Candidate, New York University department of anthropology
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Wednesday, December 5, time & location TBA
The Labor of Humanity: Value, Personhood, and Cognitive Disability in Urban Uganda
Tyler Zoanni
PhD Candidate, New York University department of anthropology
(Co-sponsored with the African Studies Workshop)
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All Disability Studies Workshop events are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, events this quarter will be hosted in Saieh Hall, Room 103.  (Returning participants, please note the new location!) Saieh 103 wheelchair accessible, though for navigational purposes, please note that it is on the west side of the building, down a long hallway (with a somewhat uneven tiled surface) from the accessible front entrance. An overall campus map is available here, and one focused on accessible entrances and exits to Saieh Hall is here. We are committed to making the workshop accessible; if there are accommodations that would be of use to you, please contact mgborus [at] uchicago.edu or shrutiv [at] uchicago.edu.

Spring Quarter Schedule 2018

We are excited to announce the Spring Quarter schedule for the Disability Studies CAS study group.  Note that we have room for another presentation or two from UChicago grad students who have not previously presented this academic year.  If you are interested, please write!

APRIL 4, 4:30 pm: Raphaëlle Rabanes (Anthropology, UC Berkeley/San Francisco): “Cobbling: Negotiating care in postcolonial rehabilitation.”

Co-sponsored with the Medicine and its Objects Workshop–note date at time!

APRIL 13, noon: Stephanie Ban (History, UChicago): “‘That Noisy Mess in the East Lobby’: Physical Accessibility at Chicago-Area Universities, 1970-1990.”

MAY 4, noon: Tonie Sadler (Social Work, UChicago): “Emergency Response to People with Disabilities.”

May 18, noon: Sharon Seegers (Comparative Human Development, UChicago): “Keeping Deaf Voice in the Center: How Deaf People and Ha Noi Sign Language Interpreters Prep for Advocacy Work”

To receive updates about future events, subscribe to the Disability Studies Reading Group listserv here: https://lists.uchicago.edu/web/subscribe/disstudies-reading, or check out our website: http://voices.uchicago.edu/disabilitystudies/meeting-space-and-access/

All DSSG events are free and open to the public. Unless otherwise noted, events are hosted in Rosewald 329, which is wheelchair accessible. An overall campus map is available here, and one focused on accessible entrances and exits to Rosenwald here. We are committed to making DSSG accessible; if there are accommodations that would make our events more accessible to you, please contact mgborus@uchicago.edu or sharons@uchicago.edu.

Contact Sharon Seegers (sharons@uchicago.edu) or Matt Borus (mgborus@uchicago.edu) with any questions or concerns.

Updated Winter Quarter Schedule

Our updated winter quarter schedule is below. We look forward to this excellent lineup of presenters!

All meetings are in Rosenwald Hall 329 12:00-1:30pm unless otherwise noted.  An overall campus map is at https://maps.uchicago.edu/, and one focused on accessible entrances and exits to Rosenwald is at https://maps.uchicago.edu/ada/mainquad/rosenwal.shtml

2/9 — Chao Wang, PhD Student in History “Christian Missionaries, Blind Converts, and Braille Literacy in China (1874-1911)”

2/16 – Alyson Patsavas, Clinical Assistant Professor Disability and Human Development UIC. “Thinking Disability Through Pain: The Logic of Accounting and The Possibilities of Crip Counter-logics”

3/2 – Presentation: Shruti Vaidya, Ph.D. student in Comparative Human Development. Working title: “Care, Disability, and the Indian Nation-State”

Any materials to be read before the meetings can be accessed here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B1d482dTkFcoUXFGZ1JzNjlnYWs?usp=sharing

Spaces are still available to present in Spring quarter, so please contact the workshop coordinators if interested.

Winter Quarter 2018 Schedule

The Disability Studies Study Group is pleased to announce our winter quarter schedule! Spaces are still available to present in Spring quarter, so please contact the workshop coordinators if interested.

All meetings are in Rosenwald Hall 329 12:00-1:30pm unless otherwise noted.  An overall campus map is at https://maps.uchicago.edu/, and one focused on accessible entrances and exits to Rosenwald is at https://maps.uchicago.edu/ada/mainquad/rosenwal.shtml

1/5-Reading Discussion:  Mad at School by Margaret Price’s

1/19-Reading Discussion:  of “Un/Safe Disclosures; Scenes of Disability and Trauma” by Alison Kafer.

2/2- Presentation: Chao Wang, Ph.D. Student in History. Working title: “Christian Missionaries, Blind Converts, and Braille Literacy in China (1879-1911)”

2/16 -Presentation: Dr. Alyson Patsavas, Clinical Assistant Professor, UIC Disability and Human Development. Please stay tuned for talk title

3/2 – Presentation: Shruti Vaidya, Ph.D. student in Comparative Human Development. Working title: “Care, Disability, and the Indian Nation-State”

Any materials to be read before the meeting can be accessed here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B1d482dTkFcoUXFGZ1JzNjlnYWs?usp=sharing