An Ingenious Way to Live: Fostering Disability Culture in Higher Education
Panel event with Q & A
October 21, 2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sponsored by: University of Michigan Initiative on Disability Studies; Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Disability Culture at U-M
Contact Information: Ashley Wiseman, email@example.com
"Disability is not a great struggle or 'courage in the face of adversity.' Disability is an art. It’s an ingenious way to live."
In this panel event, scholars and practitioners discuss opportunities for ingenuity as a growing number of higher education institutions shift toward an intersectional cultural model of disability.
Panel Event and Q&A with:
- Dr. Stephanie Kerschbaum
(she/hers), a U-M National Center for Institutional Diversity scholar-in-residence and associate professor of English at the University of Delaware.
- Piotr Pasik
(he/him), Founder and Director of Adaptive Recreation and wheelchair sports instructor at Michigan State University.
- Lloyd Shelton
(he/him), U-M School of Social Work alumnus, founder of Students with Disabilities and our Allies Group (SDAG) and 2014 Neubacher Award recipient.
- liz thomson (they/them), University of Minnesota-Morris’s Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Director of Equity, Diversity, andIntercultural Programs.
- Moderated by Ashley Wiseman with welcoming remarks from Dr. Robert Adams, Director of U-M Initiative on Disability Studies