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Reminder of Next DRF Seminar: 15th March 2012 (1.30pm-3.00pm)

DRF Seminar Series: Seminar #5

Date/Time: 15th March 2012 (Thurs) 1.30pm-3.00pm

Venue: Room 10111 in the Arundel Building, City Campus, Sheffield Hallam University (More information on the venue can be found here.)

  • Slot 9: Sarah Thompson (Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion, Sheffield Hallam University): Disability Focused Reflections on Attending a Fulbright Summer Institute ‘Education in the 21st Century’

Sarah will share her experiences of attending the Fulbright Summer Institute ‘Education in the 21st Century’ (USA, 2011), by exploring the many ‘disability’ moments she encountered and reflecting on the different ways in which these moments were experienced by other members of the Institute.   

  • Followed by Roundtable Discussion on ‘Disability Research: Current Issues’. (Please note: the paper by Tom Andrews has been postponed until further notice.)

Next Seminar: 18th April 2012 (Weds) 1pm-3pm

Slot 11: Will Southwell-Wright (Department of Archaeology, University of Durham): Past Perspectives: What can Archaeology offer to Disability Studies?

Slot 12: Tom Campbell (School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds): Bio-politics, resistance and the social model of disability

…and don’t forget the Call for Papers for the excellent Theorising Normalcy and the Mundane: 3rd International Conference is out now!

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