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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


Photo: Delegates from Xiamen University pose with CDS Faculty, Photo: Delegates from Xiamen University offer a gift to CDS Faculty, Photo: Delegates from Xiamen University meet with CDS faculty in the David Pfeiffer Library, Photo: Delegates from Xiamen University meet with CDS faculty in the David Pfeiffer Library

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.


Apply Now for Spring Disability Studies Courses!

Fri, 26 Oct 2018
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. Courses also offered through UH Day School. We offer a 15 credit graduate certificate in Disability and Diversity Studies as well as electives.


Launching RDS Journal’s open-access issue Volume 14, Issue 3, 'Dismantling Ableisms: The Moral Imperative for School Leaders'

Wed, 10 Oct 2018
RDS Journal's open-access issue with special forum, 'Dismantling Ableism: The Moral Imperative for School Leaders' with special 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 more at http://bit.ly/RDS_v14i3


Center on Disabilities Studies Receives $6.9 Million in Grant Funding

Fri, 05 Oct 2018
The Center on Disability Studies (CDS) in the UH Mānoa College of Education has been awarded nearly $7 million by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). Serving diverse populations, including Native Hawaiian, deaf-blind, at-risk, English language learners, and economically disadvantaged, five CDS programs will receive funding over the next three to five years.


UniDescription Project Receives $100K Google Grant to Expand Accessibility at National Parks

Wed, 03 Oct 2018
Researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa received a $100,000 grant from Google to continue efforts to audio-describe the world for blind and visually impaired visitors to National Park Service (link is external) sites. The award will expand the scope of the UniDescription (link is external) (UniD) project to 30 national parks, predominantly in the northeast portion of the United States.


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