Disability Saves the World with Dr. Fady Shanouda

Special Episode 1

June 14, 2021

In today's special episode, I bring you a conference-presentation-style podcast in collaboration with the research project, Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology and Access to Life. 

This episode acts as our conference submission to the 2021 Arts in Society conference in Perth, Australia. In the episode, we discuss what barriers to the arts and artistry exist both on the ground and online in Canada for people with disabilities and examine creative, pedagogical, and technological interventions aimed at expanding access both structurally and epistemologically.

Regular episodes of DSTW will return soon!

Guest Bios:

Carla Rice, Professor, Canada Research Chair, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph, and founder of Re•Vision: The Centre for Art and Social Justice. Principal Investigator and Co-Director (with Dr. Eliza Chandler) of Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology and Access to Life 

Eliza Chandler, Assistant Professor, School of Disability Studies at X University, Co-Director (with Dr. Carla Rice) of Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology and Principal Investigator of Accessing the Arts: Centring Disability Perspectives in Accessibility Initiatives

Chelsea Temple Jones, Assistant Professor, Department of Child and Youth Studies, Brock University. Research Associate, Re•Vision Centre for Art and Social Justice, and Principal Investigator of Troubling Vocalities: Disability and Deaf Art in Rural Canada.

Rana El Kadi, Ph.D. in Music (Ethnomusicology), University of Alberta. Research Associate, Re•Vision Centre for Art and Social Justice and Co-founder Emergent Futures CoLab and host of Talking Uncertainty

Kimberlee Collins, Research Assistant, Re•Vision Centre for Art and Social Justice, and doctoral student at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Fady Shanouda, Assistant Professor, The Pauline Jewett Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies, Carleton University 

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