“Civil Disabilities: Theory, Citizenship and the Body”

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WHO & WHAT:           An interdisciplinary conference featuring leading scholars in disability studies whose research includes civic fitness, technology designed to assist people with disabilities, history, politics and education.

The schools, departments and programs at Penn are participating in the conference are the School of Medicine; Graduate School of Education; Department of the History and Sociology of Science; Department of Political Science; Annenberg School for Communication; School of Law; Department of English; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Center; Cinema Studies Program; Center for Bioethics; Women’s Studies Program School of Nursing: Penn Humanities Forum; Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism; Department of Anthropology; and Office of the Provost.

“Civil Disabilities: Theory, Citizenship and the Body” was made possible by a Mellon Cross-Cultural Contacts Conference grant and the Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science.                       


WHERE:        University of Pennsylvania Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall
                       208 S. 37th St., Philadelphia


WHEN:            Thursday, March 31, 2010, at 4 p.m. and Friday, April 1 at 8 a.m.