Places We’ve Been: Life Sciences Day 2.0

On May 30, 2018 we attended the second annual Life Sciences Day in Richcraft Hall (formerly River Building) to share CUDRG's past, present and ongoing research. Similar to last year, we displayed the physical version of "Envisioning Technologies" and one panel on "A Wheelchair History of Disability." This time around, we also presented our newest …

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Thalidomide and the UK Welfare State: How a Unique Tragedy Showed the Problems of All People With Disability

This post was presented to the Carleton University Disability Research Group earlier this year and is cross-posted on Active History. By Jameel Hampton Beginning with the recognition of the special needs of disabled schoolchildren in the 1880s, the British state took on the welfare of groups of disabled people perceived to be deserving of statutory …

Public Lecture: Disability and the Welfare State in Britain with Dr. Jameel Hampton

Carleton University Disability Research Group presents: Dr. Jameel Hampton Disability and the Welfare State in Britain When: Friday, March 9 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm Where: Paterson Hall, Room 433 The much-celebrated British welfare state of the 1940s to the later 1970s originally excluded disabled civilians. With the “rediscovery of poverty” in the 1960s, promised …

Dr. Karen Yoshida Presents, “Out from Under: Disability, History and Things to Remember.”

Below is a text copy and PowerPoint presentation of Dr. Karen Yoshida's (Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto) presentation at our December 2017 event, Disability, Technology, Inclusion: A Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research, History Exhibits and Pedagogy. This presentation has been made available and archived to increase accessibility. .docx file: Out from Under-Presentation-Carleton- Dec 2017 .ppt …

A Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research, History Exhibits and Pedagogy

Join us for our upcoming event happening from December 8 to December 10, 2017 entitled Disability | Technology | Inclusion: A Symposium on Interdisciplinary Research, History Exhibits and Pedagogy. The multidisciplinary event seeks to draw researchers and teachers from across the university and beyond to discuss and workshop the ongoing work of Carleton University’s Disability Research Group …

Envisioning Moves to Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch

Today we delivered and set up the Envisioning Technologies exhibit on the third floor of the Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch (120 Metcalfe Street). Thanks so much to Tony Westenbroek, Alexandra Yarrow, Dorothy Jeffreys, and others who helped make this happen. The exhibit will be up in the main branch until October 13th. Below are some images …