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25 Oct
Disability and the Future: A Conversation on Conserving and Promoting Human Diversity
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Humanities

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Faculty, Graduate Students

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humanities

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Disability and the Future: A Conversation on Conserving and Promoting Human Diversity

The Medical Humanities welcome Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Emory, English) for a lecture. 

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson is a disability justice and culture thought leader, bioethicist, teacher, and humanities scholar. Her 2016 editorial, “Becoming Disabled,” was the inauguralarticle in the ongoing weekly series in the New York Times about disability by people living with disabilities. She is a professor of English and bioethics at Emory University, where she teaches disability studies, bioethics, American literature and culture, and feminist theory. Her work develops the field of critical disability studies in the health humanities to bring forward disability access, inclusion, and identity to a broad range of institutions and communities. She is co-editor of About Us: Essays from the New York Times about Disability by People with Disabilities (forthcoming) and the author of Staring: How We Look and several other books. Her current project is Embracing Our Humanity: A Bioethics of Disability and Health.

Friday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Heinz History Center 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Disability and the Future: A Conversation on Conserving and Promoting Human Diversity

The Medical Humanities welcome Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Emory, English) for a lecture. 

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson is a disability justice and culture thought leader, bioethicist, teacher, and humanities scholar. Her 2016 editorial, “Becoming Disabled,” was the inauguralarticle in the ongoing weekly series in the New York Times about disability by people living with disabilities. She is a professor of English and bioethics at Emory University, where she teaches disability studies, bioethics, American literature and culture, and feminist theory. Her work develops the field of critical disability studies in the health humanities to bring forward disability access, inclusion, and identity to a broad range of institutions and communities. She is co-editor of About Us: Essays from the New York Times about Disability by People with Disabilities (forthcoming) and the author of Staring: How We Look and several other books. Her current project is Embracing Our Humanity: A Bioethics of Disability and Health.

Friday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Heinz History Center 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Topic

Humanities

Target Audience

Faculty, Graduate Students

Tags

humanities

University Unit
Humanities Center