Disability Saves the World with Dr. Fady Shanouda

Dr. Xuan Thuy Nguyen

September 20, 2021

In today's show, I am joined by Dr. Xuan Thuy Nguyen, an Associate Professor at Carleton University at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies & the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women's and Gender Studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. We talk about decolonial disability studies, the work of doing research in global south countries, and the impact of southern theories on the meaning of disability. We also discuss how she thinks disability can save the world.

Academic crush: Eunjung Kim, Karen Soldatic, and Shawn Grech

Currently reading: Dis/ability in the Americas by Chantal Figueroa and David Hernández-Saca, Curative Violence by Eunjung Kim, Disability and Other Human Questions by Dan Goodley

Learn more about the Decolonial Disability Studies Collective (DDSC) here.

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