OHDA Blog 4: November 2021:

Early steps in Public Education, Teaching and Exhibition We are happy to update you on how we have been using the interviews of disability activists collected in early 2021 for the Oral Histories of the Disability Rights Movement, 1970-2020 project.  Margaret Janse van Rensburg, one of three doctoral candidates in Social Work assisting in the research, used the …

One year and 11 interviews later:

Update of “Oral histories of activists in the disability rights movement between 1970 and 2020” October 2021 It’s been one year since the “Oral histories of activists in the disability rights movement between 1970 and 2020” project has launched. This project is umbrellaed under Carleton University’s Disability Research Group (CUDRG) and is directed by Dr. Therese Jennissen, …

Upcoming CUDRG Presentation

The CUDRG is pleased to announce an upcoming talk by member Dr. Ryan Patterson, “Transnational Representation: MCC Canada and the founding of Disabled Peoples’ International, 1981”. The talk will be held online along with two others as part of the MCC@100 Conference panel “MCC as Incubator and Catalyst” on Friday, October 1st, 7pm-9pm. Attendees are asked to …

Disability Futurity Exhibit Launch

Happy National AccessAbility Week (May 30 to June 5)! To celebrate, the CUDRG is launching a new virtual exhibit, Disability Futurity: Interdisciplinary Anticipations of a Non-normative Tomorrow. See the announcement here and the exhibit here.

OHDA Blog #2 – Update on Emerging Themes and Progress

The “Oral histories of activists in the disability rights movement between 1970 and 2020” project began in September 2020 and we are pleased to share an update on the progress and learnings to date.  Oral histories of activists in the disability rights movement between 1970 and 2020Project Leadership- Dr. Therese Jennissen, from the School of …

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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