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, …

James Rudberg Introduction

Hello! My name is James Rudberg. I am the new research administrative assistant for the Carleton University Disability Research Group (CUDRG). It is with great pleasure to join the CUDRG team and look forward to contributing to the utmost success of this group by advancing the importance of disability awareness on University campuses in Canada. …

Disability Futurity Schedule with Covid19 restriction updates

Here are a few special announcements. Not long ago, there was an announcement posted about a CRIP maintenance event on April 9. This event has now been canceled due to the COVID19 restrictions. Additionally, the Disability Futurity seminars with Liverpool hope have been canceled. For more information, please visit the following url: https://cudisabilityresearchgroup.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/disability-futurity-2019-20-schedule-ottawa-times-updated.pdf https://cudisabilityresearchgroup.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/disability-futurity-2019-20-schedule-ottawa-times-updated.pdf https://cudisabilityresearchgroup.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/disability-futurity-2019-20-schedule-ottawa-times-updated.pdf

CUDRG: Special Announcements:

Here are some special announcements. CUDRG encourages readers of this web site to attend the following two events: CRIP MAINTENANCE / MAINTAINING CRIP THURSDAY APRIL 9, 2020 Comments & Provocations from Critical Disability Studies PUBLIC LECTURE: ALISON KAFER Caring for Crip, Maintaining Relations 10:00 – 11:30 AM Richcraft Hall 2200 Alison Kafer is Associate Professor …

Disability Futurity E-Seminar Series: Full Shedule

The e-seminar series called Disability Futurity is now in full swing. Here is the full schedule: Disability Futurity 2019-20 Seminar Schedule All times listed in Ottawa time zone. Liverpool Hope: Wednesday, 20 November, 9:00-10:30am - “Living as if we already know what ‘human’ will be: exploring the anticipated futures of visual/deaf humanity and how they …

Carleton Obtains Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Historic Day for People with Disabilities In Canada

Carleton University has Made an addition to its library. This addition will ensure that people with disabilities will have their voices and histories heard. Carleton University's Disability Research Group was able to obtain footage from behind the scenes at the National Day For People With Disabilities. This footage takes us behind the scenes and allows …