We welcome anyone curious about disability studies, interested in exploring how it relates to their fields, or eager to discuss how disability is shaped by race, class, gender, and sexuality. No knowledge of the field is required!

Brown bag: feel welcome to bring your lunch!

Excerpt (Preface & Chapter 2) from Jasbir K. Puar’s

The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability

Friday, Sept. 13 | Gardner Commons 4490 (4th Floor) | 12 – 1:30 PM

reorient our understanding of disability through Puar’s groundbreaking theorization of debility, tuning our focus to racialized capital and the liberal state

Nirmala Erevelles’

Crippin’ Jim Crow: Disability, Dis-location, & the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Friday, Nov. 1 | Gardner Commons 4490 (4th Floor) | 12 – 1:30 PM

explore contemporary practices of removal and segregation, including the prison-to-school pipeline, from a critical disability studies perspective