Disability Studies in the Academic Curriculum: Major and Minor Issues with Dr. Simi Linton, Wednesday, March 31, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Simi Linton of Disability/Arts Consultancy was a Co-Director of Disability/Arts/NYC [DANT] from 2016-2019. Her writings include Claiming Disability: Knowledge and IdentityMy Body Politic, and “Cultural Territories of Disability” published by Dance/NYC. She is the subject of the documentary Invitation to Dance (Christian von Tippelskirch and Simi Linton 2016). Linton holds a Ph.D. in psychology from New York University and was on faculty at CUNY from 1985-1998. She received the 2015 Barnard College Medal of Distinction, an honorary Doctor of Arts from Middlebury College (2016), and was appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in 2015 to NYC’s Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission.

Dr. Linton will discuss Disability Studies as an academic field of knowledge and its integration across the curriculum.

Here is Dr. Linton’s article Disability Studies – Linton (1998b) (PDF – OCR version)

Date: Wednesday, March 31

Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Via Zoom at this link closed captioning and American Sign Language interpretation

If you need to request accommodations, please email facultycenter@newpaltz.edu

Co-Sponsored by: Digital Accessibility Committee/OIT, Disability Resource Center, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Fellows, School of Education, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences


Topic: Dr. Simi Linton, Disability Studies keynote
Time: Mar 31, 2021 12:45 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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