Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Society for Disability Studies is holding its annual conference this week in New York City

Just passing on to readers that the Society for Disability Studies (SDS) will host scholars from around the world at its annual conference June 18-21, 2008, at Baruch College, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York City.

The complete program is available for viewing here.

SDS will also bring together an exciting line-up of disability culture performances on Friday, June 20, among them - British actor, performer and host of the BBC’s Ouch! Disability Talk Show Mat Fraser, the Heidi Latsky Modern Dance Company, performance artist Lezlie Frye, the rap group 4 Wheel City and deaf actress Alexandria Wailes.

More information is available, courtesy of BA Haller, at her blog Media dis&dat.