Tuesday, November 07, 2006

November 10: Disability Rights Symposium at Penn

[An announcement posted on H-Disability; links and image added.--plr]

"The Haves and the Have Nots: An Assessment of Disability in the Middle East"
on Friday, November 10, at 9:30am, featuring:

Liat Ben Moshe, Syracuse University: "Disability at War in Israel: A Cautionary Tale on Activism and Resistance"

Sumi Colligan, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts: "Navigating Paternalistic State and Neo-Liberal Discourses and Practices: The Complexities of Agency for Disability Rights Activists in Israel"

Hila Rimon Greenspan: "The Rise of the Disability Rights Movement in Israel"

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, University of Pennsylvania: "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A Historical Overview of Disability in Modern Iran"

Professor Robert Vitalis of the University of Pennsylvania will serve as the discussant.

This symposium will take place in College Hall, Room 205. SPACE IS LIMITED!
For information and to RSVP contact Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet.

Co-sponsored by The Middle East Center and the Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing at Penn's School of Nursing