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Centre for Disability Research (CeDR) Reading Group
Date: 8 December 2009 Time: 15.00 pm
Venue: Room A75 School of Health & Medicine (Physics Building)
This is the first meeting of the newly established CeDR Reading Group which is open to all. The informal discussion will be an enjoyable way to advance our ideas and knowedge in Disability Studies.
The readings for the first meeting are both by Bill Hughes (and available via metalib)
Hughes, B. (2006) 'Disability activisms: social model stalwarts and biological citizens', Disability & Society,24: 6, 677 — 688
Hughes, B. (2006) Being disabled: towards a critical social ontology for disability studies', Disability &Society, 22: 7, 673 — 684
Readers new to Bill Hughes' work may find his now classic article written with Kevin Paterson helpful background reading:
Hughes, B. & Paterson, K. (1997) 'The Social Model of Disability and the Disappearing Body: towards asociology of impairment', Disability & Society, 12: 3, 325 — 340.
The discussion will be chaired by Professor Carol Thomas and CeDR PGR Ana Pereira.
Please bring along suggestions for future meetings.
Who can attend: Anyone
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