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DS Faculty Grant Project: “Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities in Turkiye”

DS Faculty Toby Long and Sylvia Önder have received a Georgetown Global Engagement Grant to do a workshop in Turkey called “Early Intervention for Infants andToddlers with…

October 20, 2023


Did the Suffragist Movement Rely on Racism? New Play Explores Hidden History

“‘Bitter Flower’ is about a profound conflict between Jane Addams and Ida B. Wells-Barnett,” explains Fink, a professor in the Department of English and core faculty in…

November 4, 2022


Academic Journal Founded by College Professor Provides Focal Point for Disability Studies

The Journal of Philosophy of Disability, launched last year by Joel Michael Reynolds, is celebrating the publication of its second issue this November. Founded to examine…

September 29, 2022


Renowned Choreographer Begins Groundbreaking Residency in Disability Studies

The Program in Disability Studies will welcome renowned choreographer Jerron Herman as its Artist/Scholar/Activist-in-Residence. During the spring semester, Herman, who is also…

December 16, 2021


Sylvia Önder, Disability Studies Core Member, Receives Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award for Faculty Excellence

Sylvia Önder was awarded the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Award for Faculty Excellence during the 2021 College Tropaia Awards.…

May 24, 2021


New Program Director Starts

Longtime core faculty member Professor Jennifer Natalya Fink is the new Director of the Program as of July. …

July 13, 2020


Lydia X.Z.Brown (C’15) Returns to Teach in Disability Studies for 2020

Lydia X.Z. Brown, J.D., will be joining the Disability Studies faculty for the spring of. …

December 9, 2019


Learning in Practice Fellowships Awarded

With the support  from the Provost’s Innovation in Teaching award, the Disability Studies program has granted three Learning In Practice Fellowships to Madeleine Gibbons…

December 9, 2019