Celebrate and Come Learn

Completed the final course on ID theories! Yes! Yes! And Yes! Onward to generating my own theories and extending the research of others. Of course, I still have 2 more courses to wind down. But I’ll get there. Multiple regression and fun stuff with SAS. My favorite course is of course the Social Action Research Course where I work in an interdisciplinary team with law students, lawyers, social scientists, bioethicist, sociologists, etc. Thursday and Friday will be our busy public event days. Campaign for Access: Expanding Communication in Health Care.

* Thursday, April 29, 5:00 * 7:00 pm
Institute for Human Performance Atrium (505 Irving Ave., for parking enter from Madison St. & take ticket; parking is free if you stay past 6 pm)

“Deaf World, Hearing World: The Two Cultures,” a public lecture

Lennard Davis, a disability studies professor and a child of deaf parents, raises important questions for both Deaf and hearing communities. Prof. Davis’s visit offers us an opportunity for a dialogue with medical professionals, disability rights scholars and activists, and the community about communication and health care.

* Friday, April 30, 9:15 AM * 11 AM
341 Eggers Hall, Maxwell School, Syracuse University Campus.

“Is deafness a disability?”, an informal discussion

* Friday, April 30, 12 noon * 1:00 pm
2509-2510 Setnor Bldg. (annex to Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave. at Waverly)

“The Standard Patient? The Deaf Person in the Medical World” A brown bag conversation

Join us for a critical discussion of normalcy and the idea of a “standard patient,” with attention to how clinicians can best care for Deaf people. These events are open to all, and we will provide sign-language interpreters. If you have some time, come on in!

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