New Technology in Patterson Hall featured in AMI This Week news story

Hello, this is Brittany Clayton with an AMI This Week exclusive. Last Monday, a story about a new technology was featured on AMI This Week.This new technology was developed in Ottawa by a company called Proto-Dev. The technology allows users to operate elevators with the use of their smart phones. Users can download an app …

CUDRG Fall 2020 Events

Dear Friends and Affiliates of the Carleton University Disability Research Group,  We hope everyone is managing well during these hard and unpredictable times.  The CUDRG is pleased to announce an invitation for you all to three events sponsored by our research group this Fall. Please disseminate the publicity in your networks and consider attending. 15 …

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The Archiving of the Disability Rights Movement in Newfoundland.

Hello. This is Brittany Clayton writing again. I am here to tell you about a fascinating piece of history in regards to the disability rights movement in NewfoudlanJoanne MacDonald and Mary Reed are two advocates for the disability rights movement in St. John's, Newfoundland. MacDonald is a former Para-Olympian, while Reed is the former executive …

Announcing the launch of “Oral histories of activists in the disability rights movement between 1970 and 2020”

September 2020 The “Oral histories of activists in the disability rights movement between 1970 and 2020” project has launched! The project is led by Carleton University’s Disability Research Group (CUDRG) members Dr. Therese Jennissen, from the School of Social Work and Dr. Dominique Marshallfrom the Department of History. Our hopes in this project are to collect the …

Pity and Destiny: An Indigenous Student at the Manitoba School for the Deaf, 1904-1916

Manitoba School for the Deaf Building (1891 – 1914), Winnipeg Public Library. Sandy Barron Historians of deaf communities and disability can no longer take for granted that our field cuts across those of race, class, and gender in consistent ways. Although in recent years scholarship and activism have begun to redraw and trouble these distinctions, …