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CDS Announces Special Forum and Call for Papers for the next issue of the RDS Journal

Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (RDS) seeks proposals for the special forum, “Disability and Leadership Preparation: The Moral Imperative.”


UH Faculty Receive Additional Funding to Audio Describe National Park Brochures

Wed, 09 Aug 2017
In their continuing efforts to "audio describe the world," researchers at the University of Hawai'i will collaborate with Google, the American Council of the Blind, and the National Park Service to audio describe print brochures at 15 park sites throughout the state of California.


CDS Announces Seven Exciting Courses for Fall 2017!

Thu, 06 Jul 2017
Seven Exciting Courses for Fall! All courses are offered through distance education. Current students, residents and non-residents (international and out of state students) may apply for DDS courses through Outreach College and pay in-state tuition rates. Most courses also offered through UH Day School.


Volume 13, Issue 2 of the RDS Journal is now available!

Thu, 01 Jun 2017
The latest issue of the Review of Disability Studies is out! Dive into this issues' topics ranging for Disability Studies in Physical Recreation, Social Participation of Children, Immigrants in Australia, Anxiety as a Tool for Critical Disability Studies, Film Genre and Mental Illness and much more.


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Center on Disability Studies set to host ADA International Fellow

Wed, 12 Apr 2017
As an ADA International Fellow representing Kenya, Faith Muange will learn how to address for deaf children to access curricula and teaching materials in sign language while raising public awareness of issues and challenges experienced by Deaf individuals. Faith is interested in collecting digital stories of educational experiences among Deaf individuals across multiple generations, and disseminating them to both Deaf and mainstream schools.


CDS Offers Summer Course in Disability History and Culture

Wed, 12 Apr 2017
DIS 682 encourages students to consider disability history and culture in the context of our wider society.


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Dr. Megan Conway Invited to Speak about Disability and Civil Rights at the University of Alabama School of Law

Tue, 28 Mar 2017
Dr. Megan Conway, faculty with the College of Education, Center on Disability Studies, has been invited to speak at a symposium on Law and the Imagining of Difference to be held April 7th at the University of Alabama School of Law.


Registration for the 2017 Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity is now open!

Mon, 13 Mar 2017
The 2017 Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity will be held at the Modern Honolulu & Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.


Disability and Diversity Studies Courses for Summer 2017

Fri, 03 Mar 2017
Registration opens next week for online Disability and Diversity Studies Summer Session courses at the University of Hawaii.


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