April 7, 2016 - noon - Martha Morehouse Pavilion auditorium
Join motivational speaker Adam Helbling, author of "Well … I Guess I’m Not Jesus," for his incredible story about mental illness, drug abuse, and living with a spinal cord injury. After suffering a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed, Adam overcame adversity and found his true purpose in life, to help others. Contact .
May 13, 2016 - 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. - L035 James Cancer Hospital
ASFW is proud to announce the keynote speaker of the 12th Annual Ballam Women Symposium will be Dr. Lisa Hinkelman, Founder and Director of Ruling Our eXperiences (ROX) . ROX is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides evidence-based empowerment programming for girls, delivers professional development to educators, teachers, and parents and conducts research and evaluation focused on girls. To maintain the quality of our programs, registration fees are non-refundable and must be paid before the start of the event....
Open to current high school juniors and seniors statewide, any disability, this free opportunity exposes young people to advocacy, self-development strategies, disability awareness and a lot of fun. Details and application due March 31.
"Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion, and Disability," made possible in part to the generosity of the Ethel Louise Armstrong Foundation Endowment Fund and ongoing support from The Ohio State University. More .
Lisa Nakamura, Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor in the Department of American Cultures and the Department of Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan. More .
Seminar — "Radical Digital Pedagogy and Woman of Color Feminism" at 11 a.m. in the Hale Black Cultural Center. Lecture — "Workers Without Bodies: A Feminist Critique of Labor on the Internet" at 5 p.m. in Page Hall.
In her talk — "Will the Real Disabled Person Please Stand Up? or What's Wrong With This Picture?" — Ellen Samuels focuses on the ways social media provides a window into broader social perceptions of disability, highlighting incidents involving Kanye West, George Takei and police killings of African American and Native people. Samuels will address ways these events bring the intersections of race, disability and policing into stark focus and result in policies that affect economic benefits, accommodations and civil rights for disabled people. More . ...
Students and faculty from the Department of Speech and Hearing Science share the announcement of a prospective self-help group for people who stutter. This group is intended to provide a safe and helpful environment for people who stutter but is open to anyone interested in stuttering and/or other fluency disorders. Join this initial planning meeting. RSVP . Contact .
Lynn Mie Itagaki’s book Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout (University of Minnesota, 2016) examines cultural reactions to the 1992 Los Angeles rebellion (also known as the Rodney King riots). The event was anchored by calls for a racist civility, a central component of the aesthetics and politics of the post-civil rights era. Sponsored by the Diversity and Identity Studies Collective at Ohio State and Asian American Studies, the discussion is free and open to the public. More . Contact...
March 30-31, 2016 - Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center
The Black Women and Girls’ Lives Matter conference seeks to advance justice and equity for women and girls of color. Panels will consist of renowned scholars, educators, cultural workers, artists, public servants, and students. Featured national artist TBA. Space is limited. Registration is required for conference and concert. More . Contact .