June 27, 2018

Dennis Lang

Dennis Lang, our friend, colleague, mentor, and the heart of the University of Washington Disability Studies Program died on Saturday, June 23 in Seattle, Washington. We are deeply saddened by this unexpected loss.

Eighteen years ago, Dennis knocked on a door at the UW and...Read more

June 04, 2018

Course(s): Topics in Disability Studies (DIS ST/LSJ/CHID 430): Topic TBD

Date available: Winter and/or Spring Quarter 2019

Application deadline:June 13, 2018

Predoctoral Instructor Position(s) in the Disability Studies Program

The UW Disability...Read more

June 01, 2018

Announcing the Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund Grants in Disability Studies, and Dennis Lang Student Awards for 2018:

Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund recipients: Faculty/Staff Clara Berridge and Anjulie Ganti, School of Social Work Sharan Brown, College of Education Stephen Meyers...Read more

May 24, 2018

You are cordially invited to our DS Year-End Celebration, happening on Friday, June 1, 1:00-2:30pm, in Odegaard 220.

We will hold a brief ceremony recognizing the graduating DS majors and minors along with winners of awards. Snacks will be served.

RSVP to Jose Alaniz at jos23...Read more

May 23, 2018

Presenter: Annuska Zolyomi, PhD iSchool. "Researching Expressions of Autistic Identity through Teamwork and Technology." May 25, 12-1pm, MGH 024

Date/Time: May 25, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm Location: D Center (MGH 024)

JOIN US! Final DS brown bag talk of the spring!

Project...Read more

May 06, 2018

Join us! Presenter: John Porter, Human Centered Design & Engineering Date/Time: Friday, May 11, 2018, 12-1pm Location: D Center (MGH 024)

Disability Studies Program brown bag talk. Free and open to the public. Bring your lunch!

Talk Title: "Sidestepping the Interaction Gap...Read more

April 29, 2018

Assistive Technology and Human Rights in the Global Context

Presenter: Mark Harniss, Clinical Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine

Date/Time: May 4, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm Location: D Center (MGH 024)

Talk Title: Assistive Technology and Human...Read more

April 09, 2018


The recent reauthorization of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and the subsequent advancement of Employment First policy has reignited discussion around disability employment, particularly with regards to the potential for...Read more

April 08, 2018

Please join us for our second DS Brown Bag talk of Spring, 2018! Ann Luetzow, Disability Cultural Centers in Higher Education: Exploring Critical Perspectives Date/Time: April 13, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm Location: D Center (MGH 024)

Ann Luetzow, MSW Talk Title: Disability Cultural Centers in Higher...Read more

March 30, 2018

Many of these presenters are recipients of 2017 Harlan Hahn Research Grants. All talks take place in MGH 024, on Fridays, 12pm-1pm.

The DS Program thanks our colleagues at the D Center (Disability and Deaf Cultural Center) for sharing their space & volunteering to...Read more