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Announcing the DRF Seminar Schedule 2013-14

The DRF blog (launched in Sept 2010) now has 760 subscribers from across the globe and has received well over 36,000 hits. As a virtual network of disability scholars, researchers, disabled people and disability activists it has established itself as the place to be.

Today, we are pleased to announce the seminar schedule for 2013-2014. More information on the venue can be found here and we’d like to take this opportunity to remind all presenters of the Accessible Presenting Info here.

If you, or anybody you know, would like to present at a DRF seminar (slots available are shown below) please do get in touch. For that, or any other questions, please email Rebecca Mallett: r.mallett@shu.ac.uk or Jenny Slater: j.slater@shu.ac.uk

1. Monday 11th November 2013: 10am-12pm – Arundel 10111

Slot 1: John Rees  (Independent Scholar): History, Memory: Eugenics and the Holocaust, Fighting the Concept of the Perfect Neo-Liberal Human
being today.

Slot 2: *Available*

2. Monday 9th December 2013: 10am-12pm – Arundel 10111

Slot 1: Sue Chantler (Independent Scholar): Is this inclusive?: Teachers Resisting Narratives of Normalcy within the Classroom

Slot 2: Emma Spring (English Federation of Disability Sport): Findings from a Recent Report

3. Tuesday 11th February 2014: 2pm-4pm – Arundel 10111

Slot 1: *Available*

Slot 2: *Available*

4. Thursday 13th March 2014: 2pm-4pm – Arundel 10111

Slot 1: Cassie Ogden (Univ. of Chester)

Slot 2: Jenny Slater (SHU): Adulthood as Dehumanising Discourse

5. Tuesday 8th April 2014: 2pm-4 pm – Arundel 10111

Slot 1: Esme Cleall (Univ. of Sheffield):

Slot 2: *Available*

6. Wednesday 7th May 2014: 10.30am-12.30pm – Arundel 10111

Slot 1:  Lauran Doak (SHU): Using multimodal analysis to explore the communication of pre-verbal children with autism

Slot 2: *Available*

We look forward to productive and engaging discussions ahead.

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