CUDRG — Spring Bulletin

Here's what's making news in the CUDRG as of now. CUDRG: Spring Bulletin Elevator news: Dominique promised to keep you informed of the project on the accessibility of the elevator in Patterson Hall. It is looking very good as of today. Gary Nower, Assistant Vice-President (Facilities Management and Planning), has authorized the money. Trevor Miller, …

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Save The Date!Disability Futurity: First presentation on March 27

Art Education and Disability Futurity: Subjects on the Edge Dr. Claire Penketh, Liverpool Hope University Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Time: 9:00–10.30am Place: 617 Southam Hall, Carleton University (live videoconference with Liverpool Hope University, UK.) This seminar brings recent research in art education and disability to consider how a future art education might be more …

Some CUDRG Members Participating in a Panel at Congress

CUDRG members participate in panel at Congress June 5, University of British Columbia As part of the Canadian Association of Disability Studies Annual Meeting of 2019 Conversations on Disability, History and Postsecondary Education: Looking Back, Moving Forward Nancy Hansen (University of Manitoba): “Missing Figures: Putting Disabled People Back into the Historical Narrative” Beth A. Robertson …

CUAEL Project is set to host a showcase on March 25

The CUAEL (Carleton University Accessible Experiential Learning) project is set to host a showcase on March 25 on accessible employer champions; -- employers who have gone out of their way to make accessibility a key priority in the workplace. Also, employees of these people will be present. The announcement about this showcase can be found …

Call For Papers

2019 Special Issue Call for papers: Disability and Children's Rights Call for papers. The Canadian Journal on Children’s Rights (CJCR) invites interested contributors to submit articles to its special themed issue entitled ‘Disability and Children’s Rights: Reflecting on the CRC–30 Years and Beyond’. In marking the 30-year anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of …

A Quest for Machinery: Adrian D.C. Chan and Beth A. Robertson’s Trip to Montreal

In December 2018, CUDRG co-founder Adrian D.C. Chan and co-PI Beth A. Robertson ventured on a road trip to Montreal. The objective of the trip was to collect several machines developed by and for people who are blind, including a computer punch-card reader equipped with an early speech synthesis software called Spellex, a reading machine, …