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

March 23, 2018

"Multidisciplinary Technology Curriculum Design for Infusing DS Content into Science and Engineering Communities," March 30, 12pm, MGH 024

Presenter: Dr. Heather Feldner, postdoctoral research fellow in the University of Washington’s Department of Mechanical Engineering

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February 25, 2018

"US Nationalism and the Threat of the 'Improperly' Developed: The Cultural Politics of Developmental Disabilities and Global Development." Friday, March 2, 12-1pm, MGH 024

Presenter: Ronnie Thibault, IPhD Studies in Geography, Communication, and Disability Studies ...Read more

February 25, 2018

Click here for more information! The Disability Studies Program is pleased to announce that the Harlan Hahn Fund call for proposals is now open for 2018. Current students, faculty, and staff from all three University of...Read more

February 17, 2018

Join the DS Program on Friday, Feb 23, noon, in MGH 024, for this talk on "After the Institution: Experiences of People with Disabilities in Russian Cities," by Andrea Mazzarino

​Title: After the Institution: Experiences of People with Disabilities in Russian Cities Presenter: Andrea...Read more

February 10, 2018

Please join us for our third Brown Bag talk of Winter 2018! Presenter: Danielle Bragg, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering

Friday, February 16, 2018

12:00-1:00 pm

D Center (MGH 024, UW Seattle)

Talk title:

Designing an Animated ASL...Read more

February 01, 2018

Applications are due Feb 15th for the course Rehab Medicine South Africa: Disability in Resource Limited Setting. This class is taught by DS faculty Mark Harniss!

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Academic Term: Early Fall 2018, Aug 1- Sep 28.

5 credits

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January 31, 2018

‘Trial by Fire’: Forms of Impairment Disclosure & Implications for Disability Identity.

Feb 9, noon, at the D Center.

Presenter: Heather D. Evans

When: Friday, February 9, 2018, 12:00-1:00 pm

Where: MGH 024, UW Seattle (the D Center)

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