Speaker Series: Translating Disability Studies into Spheres of Policy & Practice


Sponsored by Repair, and co-sponsored by the UCLA Program in Disability Studies

View Sessions from the Speaker Series below.


1. Throw Away Children: The Systemic Discrimination of Children with Mental Health
Disabilities Who Are Low-Income and of Color, by the Public School System

January 28, 2015

Presentation by Deborah Dorfman

2. The New Biocitizenship: Genetic Technologies, Disability, and Social Inequality

February 19, 2015

Presentation by Dorothy Roberts

3. The Practical Implications of New Body Politics

March 2, 2015

Presentation by Theri Pickens

4. Institutional Racism: American Indians, Asylums, and Dislocated Histories, 1900-2012

April 6, 2015

Presentation by Susan Burch

5. Will the Real Disabled Person Please Stand Up? OR What’s Wrong with This Picture?

May 18, 2015

Presentation by Ellen Samuels