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Volume 15, Issue 2 is now available!

Thu, 15 Aug 2019
Revealing the latest advancements in international disability studies in Australia & India, Canada, Ghana, Hawaii, and Saudi Arabia. Including a special aloha & farewell editorial from our long-time Editor-in-Chief, Megan A. Conway. We are thankful for all of your dedication in making the journal a success and we look forward to your next journey in life. http://bit.ly/RDSv15i2


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Call for Proposals – CONNECT #PacRim2020

Fri, 31 May 2019
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Center on Disability Studies, in the College of Education, is accepting presentation proposals to be featured at the 35th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center, March 2–3, 2020. Submissions are being accepted from June 1, 2019–December 1, 2019 at www.pacrim.hawaii.edu.


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Project Hoʻokuʻi III Hosts Professional Development for HI-DOE Faculty

Wed, 27 Mar 2019
On Saturday, February 23, 2019, Hawaii Department of Education faculty began their first in-person professional development class with Project Hoʻokuʻi III: Na Kumu Alakaʻi on the island of Oʻahu. The island of Oʻahu is fittingly known as “the gathering place.” The day was filled with activities to better serve Hawaii’s keiki toward transitioning from secondary education towards post-secondary education.


Volume 15, Issue 1 is now available!

Mon, 18 Mar 2019
Volume 15, Issue 1 is now available! - Dive into the Review of Disability Studies Journal’s 2019 Spring issue, featuring topics ranging in Disability and Immigrant Mothers in Korea; Math Educators; Ableism Scale; Multimedia Reviews; including announcements for upcoming Disability Studies opportunities. Read the open-access issue at http://bit.ly/RDSv15i1.


Disability Studies Summer Online Courses at the University of Hawaii

Tue, 05 Feb 2019
Our most popular course Foundations Disability & Diversity is now offered this summer, along with our highly anticipated Special Topics in Disability: Representation in Film.


RDS Journal, Volume 14 Issue 4 Release | Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal

Thu, 10 Jan 2019
Enjoy an international melody of disability studies research, creative works, and best practices in the latest Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, Volume 14,  Issue 4. With the growth of disability studies, this issue highlights researchers & experts from France, Guatemala, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, and the United States. Read more at http://bit.ly/RDSv14i4.


Volume 14 Issue 3 of the Review of Disability Studies Journal is now available online!

Thu, 10 Jan 2019
Launching RDS Journal’s open-access issue with special forum, ‘Dismantling Ableism: The Moral Imperative for School Leaders,’ with Guest Editors Dr. Holly Manaseri & Dr. Josh Bornstein. Including a featured Editorial by RDS Forums Editor Dr. Jenifer Barclay, a first-person creative works perspective, and our ongoing effort to highlight the latest in Disability Studies dissertations and abstracts. Read online at http://bit.ly/RDS_v14i3


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Xiamen University Delegation visits the Center on Disability Studies

Wed, 05 Dec 2018
On November 29, delegates from Xiamen University in China visited the University of Hawaii Center on Disability Studies. Delegates met with CDS faculty to discuss avenues for collaboration, and presented a gift to CDS.


SUCCESSABILITY! #PacRim2019 Call for Participation

Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Center on Disability Studies will host the 34th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity at the Hawaii Convention Center, March 4 and 5, 2019. We have an action-packed conference planned – home-grown experts, some from the Mainland, and others from more than 10 countries. In its 34th year, Pac Rim has always been about disability and diversity, a place to gather, learn, network, and be empowered with ideas that work.


CSC Hawaii Offers Two New ASL Classes

Thu, 15 Nov 2018
Conversations in ASL is a brand new community class developed by instructor Galinda K. Goss-Kuehn. ABC123 is a brand new community class developed by instructor Galinda K. Goss-Kuehn.


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