Funding: Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund Grants

The Disability Studies Program is pleased to announce that the Harlan Hahn Fund call for proposals is now open for Spring Quarter 2017: https://disabilitystudies.washington.edu/HarlanHahnFund.

Current students, faculty, and staff from all three University of Washington campuses are invited to submit a grant proposal. Applications must describe research, writing, or activist projects that are framed within, aligned with, or potentially informed by the academic field of Disability Studies. Please distribute this to anyone who might be interested in applying. The application deadline is 11pm on Sunday, May 21st.

Events: D Month is here!

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Welcome to the spring quarter! As it is now the month of April, what this means is that it’s time for D Month!

What is D Month? Started a few years ago, D Month is a month-long series of events meant to celebrate and advocate for disability rights, issues, and culture. We have four more D Month events coming up, featuring a wide array of speakers!

  1. Shain Neumeier: Institutionalization and the Continuing Struggle for Disability Liberation. Friday, April 14. HUB 250. 7PM – 9PM. FB event
  2. Mia Mingus: Disability in Queerness, POC Communities, and Transformative Justice. Monday, April 17. HUB 332. 5:30PM – 7:30PM. FB event
  3. Lydia XZ Brown: Struggling with Disability Justice: Self-Work, Collective Accountability, and Community Care in the Movement. Friday, April 21. HUB 334. 7PM – 9PM. FB event
  4. Panel on Intersections of Disability and Public Health. Tuesday, April 25. HUB 334. 3:30pm – 4:30pm. FB event to come soon!

All events have CART captioning and ASL interpreting requested, and air purifiers will be provided.  For the safety of community members with chemical sensitivity, please arrive scent-free.