Schedule

Books:

 

Monday, January 25 – Introduction

 

Friday, January, 29

***DUE: Critical inquiry #1

 

Monday, February 1 – Critical Approaches to Disability, Disability Models

 

Monday, February 8 – What is Disability Identity?

  • Susan Wendell, “Unhealthy Disabled: Treating Chronic Illnesses as Disabilities” in DSR
  • Margaret Price, “Defining Mental Disability” in DSR
  • Ellen Samuels, “My Body, My Closet: Invisible Disability and the Limits of Coming Out” in DSR
  • Lennard Davis, “The End of Identity Politics: On Disability as an Unstable Category” in DSR
  • Edward Ndopu, “Musing from a Queercrip Femme Man of Color”

 

Monday, February 15 – Crip Theory, Crip Identity

 

Sunday, February 21
***DUE: Critical inquiry #2

 

Monday, February 22 – Dimensions of Disability Oppression and Ableism

 

Monday, February 29 – Disability and Reproductive Justice

 

Monday, March 7 – Disability and the State

 

Monday, March 14 – No class: Spring Break

 

Monday, March 21 – Queer Disability Narratives

  • Eli Clare, Exile and Pride

***DUE: Critical inquiry #3

 

Monday, March 28 – Sex and Disability

 

Friday, April 1
***DUE: Final paper/project proposal

 

Monday, April 4 – Disability and Education

 

Monday, April 11 – Class cancelled

 

Monday, April 18 – Crip Futurities

 

Monday, April 25 – Disability Activism, Disability Justice and Wrap Up

 

 

***DUE: Critical inquiry #4

 

Sunday, May 1

***DUE: Final papers/projects

 

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