“Spectral Risk and the Future of Disability.”

April 8, 2020 at 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Location:617 Southam Hall
Cost:Free
Audience:Anyone
Key Contact:Dr. Ryan Patterson
Contact Email:Ryan.Patterson@carleton.ca

Disability Futurity: Interdisciplinary Anticipations of a Non-normative Tomorrow.

2019/20 Seminar Schedule

Carleton University’s Disability Research Group (CUDRG) is an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of History, School of Social Work, and the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering. The CUDRG is co-hosting this joint seminar series with the Liverpool Hope University Centre for Culture & Disability Studies (CCDS) in Liverpool, UK. Four seminars will take place at Liverpool Hope and four seminars at Carleton, each virtually-attended by the other institution by live videoconference. All Carleton and Liverpool Hope events will take place 617 Southam Hall. All times are listed in the Ottawa time zone

Liverpool Hope: Wednesday, 20 November, 9:00-10:30am

– “Living as if we already know what ‘human’ will be: exploring the anticipated futures of visual/deaf humanity and how they shape the present”.

– Dr Mike Gulliver, University of Bristol

Carleton: Wednesday, 22 January, 10:30am-12noon

– “Representations of Disability Experience in Live Theatre”.

– Mx seeley quest (sie/hir), Montreal

Liverpool Hope: Wednesday, 5 February, 9:00am-10:30am

– “The role of risk in relation to Special Educational Needs and Disability”.

– Sharon Smith, University of Birmingham

Carleton: Wednesday, 18 March, 10am-11:30am

– “Exploring Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Time: Life, death, and futurity in  rehabilitation.”

– Dr. Thomas Abrams, Queen’s University

Carleton: Wednesday, 8 April, 9am-10:30am

            – “Spectral Risk and the Future of Disability.”

            – Dr. Kelly Fritsch (Carleton University), and Dr. Anne McGuire (University of Toronto).

Carleton: Monday, 22 June, 9am-10:30am

– “Disability Histories and Futures of the Nation.”

– Dr. Gildas Bregain (Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique), Dr. Beth Robertson (Carleton University), and Dr. Paul van Trigt (Leiden University).