Community Spotlight:

Meet our 2020 Dennis Lang Student Award recipients: Anisa Proda and Natalie Stagnone!

 

Listserv

Interested in learning about upcoming events and communicating with others involved with Disability Studies at the UW? Check out the email list to become part of our online community.

 

Events

Disability Studies is a dynamic community! Please join us for:

  • Brown bag seminars
  • Quarterly public lectures
  • Symposium hosted by the Pacific and Western Disability Studies Consortium

 

Awards

Disability Studies is a supportive community!

  • Harlan Hahn Endowment Fund Grants:

Current students, faculty, and staff from all UW campuses are invited to submit a proposal. Applications must describe research, writing, or activist projects in the field of Disability Studies. The deadline is in Spring quarter. Click here for the call for proposals and more information.

  • Dennis Lang Student Awards:

Given annually to UW undergraduate or graduate students who demonstrate academic excellence in areas related to Disability Studies and commitment to issues of social justice as they relate to people with disabilities. We mourn the passing of Dennis Lang on June 23, 2018, and his family suggests donations in his honor be made to the Dennis Lang Student Award.

2020 Award Winners (bios and project descriptions)

FACULTY/STAFF HARLAN HAHN ENDOWMENT FUND RECIPIENTS:

  • Kiana Parker, Global Opportunities Advisor in UW Study Abroad

  • Stephen Meyers, Assistant Professor in the Department of Law, Societies and Justice, and the Jackson School for International Studies

STUDENT HARLAN HAHN ENDOWMENT FUND RECIPIENTS:

  • Chanhee Choi, doctoral student at the Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS)
  • Sayaka Omori, doctoral student in Learning Sciences and Human Development in the College of Education

  • Ishira Parikh, majoring in Biology and Disability Studies

  • Nixi Wang, doctoral student in Measurement and Statistics in the College of Education

DENNIS LANG STUDENT AWARD RECIPIENTS:

  • Anisa Proda, master’s student in Applied International Studies at the Jackson School of International Studies

  • Natalie Stagnone, majoring in Disability Studies and Neuroscience