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Disability and Change Symposium
In-between spaces, places and ways of being

Hosted by Temple University’s Interdisciplinary Faculty Council on Disability
March 26, 2014
Temple University
Kiva Auditorium, Ritter Annex

Rachel Adams, PhD
Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Joseph Rogers
Chief Advocacy Officer, Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Beth Linker, PhD
Department of History and
Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania

David Connor, PhD
Department of Special Education, Hunter College, City University of New York


1:00–1:50 PM
“Manliness in Transition: Disabled Veterans Returning Home from War”
Beth Linker, PhD

“Pushing the Envelope: Shifting the Paradigm from Illness/Maintenance to Wellness/Recovery”
Joseph Rogers

2:00–2:50 PM
“From Freaks to Disability: A Conversion Narrative”
Rachel Adams, PhD

“Transitioning from School to College for Students with Dis/Abilities: Academic, Social, and Emotional Considerations”
David Connor, PhD

3:00–3:50 PM
Panel Discussion

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The DISABILITY AND CHANGE Symposium is hosted by Temple University’s Interdisciplinary Faculty Council on Disability through a grant from the Center for the Humanities at Temple and co-sponsored by the School of Social Work, First Year Writing Program, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, Disability Resources and Services, Department of Art Education and Community Arts Practices, and the Department of Psychological, Organizational, and Leadership Studies.



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