Community Spotlight:

Meet our 2019 Dennis Lang Student Award recipients!

 

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:

  • Friday brown bag seminars, 12pm-1pm, hosted in the D Center (MGH 024)
  • 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.

2019 Award Winners

FACULTY/STAFF HARLAN HAHN ENDOWMENT FUND RECIPIENTS:

  • Jose Alaniz, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures 
  • Mark Harniss, Rehabilition Medicine & Stephen Meyers, Law, Societies and Justice
  • ET Russian, University of Washington Medical Center, Rehab Therapy Department

STUDENT HARLAN HAHN ENDOWMENT FUND RECIPIENTS:

  • Sarah Arvey, College of Education
  • Shixin Huang, Jackson School for International Studies
  • Isatou Jallow, School of Law
  • Megan McCloskey, School of Law
  • Gina Tersoriero, College of Education
  • Ronnie Thibault, Interdisciplinary Individual PhD Program
  • Natalie Stagnone, Disability Studies, and Neuroscience double major

DENNIS LANG STUDENT AWARD RECIPIENTS:

  • Ashley Cowan D'Ambrosio, 2019 Disability Studies Major

  • Jasmair Bains, 2019 Communications Major and DS Minor, and Ellie Hurlbert, 2019 Speech and Hearing Sciences Major and American Sign Language Minor