Trying Times: Disability, Activism, and Education in Samoa

In the Interests of Justice: Bringing Theory into Practice

Juliann Anesi is a UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley in the Gender and Women's Studies Department. She received her PhD from Syracuse University in Special Education and Disability Studies. Her research interests and teachings include inclusive education, indigeneity and disability, educational policies, queer and gender theory, and Pacific studies. As a community educator and activist, she has also worked with non-profit organizations and schools in American Samoa, California, Hawai'i, New York and Samoa. Juliann is currently working on a book manuscript, Trying Times: Disability, Education, and Activism in Samoa. 

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Public Policy Building
Room 2343