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, …

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. …