Participatory Research and Disabilities Studies

Access, Inclusion, and Disability: Connecting Scholars and Practitioners 2022/23 Seminar Series Participatory Research & Disability Studies Adrian D. C. Chan, PhD, PEng, 3M Teaching Fellow Professor, Systems and Computer Engineering Director, Research and Education in Accessibility, Design, and Innovation (READi) Director, Abilities Living Laboratory (ALL) Carleton University  Atul Jaiswal, PhD, MSW, BSc. OT FRQS Postdoctoral …

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Join us for our January Seminar

Access, Inclusion, and Disability: Connecting Scholars and Practitioners 2022/23 Seminar Series Institutions and Disability Megan Linton, Creator and Host, Invisible Institutions and Ph.D. Student, Carleton University Department of Sociology and AnthropologyKeenan Wellar, Co-Leader and Director of Communications at LiveWorkPlay.ca / VivreTravaillerJouer.ca Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023Time: 14:30-16:30 ESTAll are welcome to register for this live …

New CUDRG Article

We are pleased to announce the publication of Ryan Patterson’s article “Transnational Representation: Mennonite Central Committee Canada and the Founding of Disabled Peoples’ International, 1981” in the Journal of Mennonite Studies, Vol.40, No. 1 (2022), pp. 207-223. Based on oral history interviews and archival research, Ryan charts the rise of the international NGO Disabled People’s International in …

CUDRG Stuff

Check out the latest update from the Oral Histories of the Disability Rights Movement, 1970-2020 project. We are also still accepting proposals (till Dec. 20) for the Winter 2022 online seminar series Access, Inclusion, and Disability: Connecting scholars and practitioners.

Happy IDPD

The Carleton University Disability Research Group hopes that everyone has a happy and safe International Day of Persons with Disabilities. We can all contribute to a more inclusive and accessible future, today and every day.

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.