10:00-12:00 Keynote panel: Incorporating Disability Studies into Our Work and Supporting Students
Panelists: Maud Steyaert, Director of Disability Services, North Seattle College; Ryan Parrey, Lecturer, Acting Director of Disability Studies Certificate Program, Eastern Washington University.
Integrating disability studies into the curriculum, especially for pre-service professionals; making courses meaningfully accessible; and recognizing and countering forms of academic ableism, audism, and neurotypicality in the classroom and on campus.
12:00-1:30 Poster session of student disability studies research, art, and social justice engagement.
1:45-2:45 Keynote panel: Eugenics and Disability: Advocating for a Public Apology in Washington
Panelists: Stephen Jones, Director of Washington State University Bread Lab; Joanne Woiak, Lecturer in Disability Studies Program, University of Washington; Noah Seidel, Self-Advocacy Coordinator of The Arc of Washington State.
Exploring the history of eugenics in Washington, the recent push for public apologies from state governments, and work happening locally to craft a meaningful apology.
3:15-5:00 Concurrent workshops: Emerging Scholarship in Disability Studies
Will meet in CMU 202. Workshop papers will be pre-circulated to participants.