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CDS Offers Summer Course in Disability History and Culture

DIS 682: Special Topics in Disability: Disability History and Culture: From Homer to Hip Hop

Summer 1: May 22-June 30
Instructor: Steven Brown,

Course Description

This course encourages students to consider disability history and culture in the context of our wider society.

  • Who were the Greeks who created their own society for veterans with disabilities?
  • Was a 13th century Mali warrior, born with disabilities, the basis for the story of "The Lion King"?
  • How does Kalaupapa fit into the history of disabilities?
  • What does Hip Hop have to do with disability culture?

See details & registration information at:

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