LiDS June Seminar
Featuring Professor Rob Wilson and Associate Professor Tonya Stebbins
- Wednesday 13 June 2018 03:00 pm until Wednesday 13 June 2018 05:00 pm (Add to calendar)
- Sophia Tipping
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- Presented by:
- Living with Disability Research Center
- Type of Event:
- Community Event; Seminar/Workshop/Training
Featuring: Professor Robert A. Wilson, Professor of Philosophy, La Trobe University on:
3pm - 4pm: Eugenics and Disability
Drawing on my work over a ten-year period with eugenics survivors in the province of Alberta, in this talk, I will raise some questions about the relationship of eugenics to disability, with an emphasis on the idea of surviving eugenics. I distinguish between three kinds of survivors of eugenics and highlight the roles that lived experience play in understanding our collective memory of eugenics.
Professor Wilson is new to La Trobe, having previously held a professorial position at the University of Alberta from 2000. His book, The Eugenic Mind Project, was recently published by MIT Press, and his film, Surviving Eugenics (2015) is now available for free viewing online from www.EugenicsArchives.ca
Dr Natalie Araujo, Lecturer in Anthropology, Department of Social Inquiry, La Trobe University, Dr Pam Kappelides, Lecturer, Sport Management Centre for Sport and Social Impact & Associate Professor Tonya Stebbins of the Centre for Research on Language Diversity.
4pm - 5pm: Present research on Information accessibility, CALD communities, and the NDIS
There is anecdotal evidence that many members of Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities are unable to access the resources that should be allocated to them and that the barriers are mainly systemic and related to the lack of effective communications strategies within NDIA.
In this paper, we report on preliminary research into the communications available from NDIS through their website. We have found significant barriers to access are embodied in both the structure and the language used within the site. Our next step is to move out into the community to gather information about how people have experienced engaging with NDIS systems and processes, both online and in other ways.
La Trobe Bundoora, Building HS1, Room 203 (2nd Floor)
La Trobe Bundoora car park 1
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