7th May, Okinaga Room, Wadham College | 9:45 – 3:30pm
The 2013 Oxford Disability Equality Research Network Symposium brings together United Kingdom and international theorists and researchers to highlight current work on disability in society in the areas of theory, disability law, assistive technology, and medical research.
Oxford DERN is a collaboration between the Oxford Disability Service, The Disabled Students Campaign of the Oxford Student Union, and a variety of Oxford University’s academic departments.
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PROGRAM FOR 2013:
Registration / coffee
Global Disability and Medical Charity Advertising
Clare Barker, University of Leeds
The disabled body in post-Apartheid South Africa and its Literature
Tim Wyman-McCarthy, University of Oxford
Reading Firdaus Kanga: Implicit Political Alignments and Disabled Gay Parsi Men who Love Margaret Thatcher
Stephanie Yorke, University of Oxford
Can the Social Model of Disability be Applied to Dyslexia and Other SpLDs?
Dwight R. Kelly, Sarah Lawrence College, USA
12:15pm Lunch (Provided)
Assistive Technologies Shaping the Learning Experiences of University Students with Literacy Difficulties
Paul Grove, University of Oxford
Learning from Students who Identify with Asperger Syndrome
Nicola Martin, LSE
Implementing the National Autism Strategy for England (DH, March 2010); Mind the Gaps
Marie Tidball, Oxford Centre for Crimonology
The Wadham facility is accessible for wheelchair users, but advance notice of all other accessibility requirements is needed including dietary needs for lunch. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Dr Clare Barker
Lecturer in English Literature
School of English
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT