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Disability Studies Research Workshop: Beth Linker, “The Great War and Modern Veteran Care”

214 Parker - South Campus

Beth Linker, Associate Professor and Graduate Chair, Department of the History and Sociology of Science University of Pennsylvania The Great War and Modern Veteran Care Thursday November 09 12:15 – 1:30 Parker 214 (UB South) Popularly known as “The War to End All Wars,” the First World War was also the war to end all […]

Movement, Publics, and Borders: A Roundtable Discussion

UB Anderson Gallery 1 Martha Jackson Pl, Buffalo, NY, United States

Please join us! In conjunction with the Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys, 1967-2017 exhibition curated by Rachel Adams (on view: September 7 – December 31, 2017), UB Art Galleries is hosting “Movement, Publics, and Borders: A Roundtable Discussion” on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at the UB Anderson Gallery from 5:30-7:00 p.m. This event is free and […]


Disability Studies Research Workshop: Wei Yu Wayne Tan, “Japan’s Hidden Nineteenth Century: Disability Perspectives on the Ordinary (and Extraordinary) Lives of Blind Women”

280 Park Hall

Please join us! Wei Yu Wayne Tan, Assistant Professor of History at Hope College "Japan’s Hidden Nineteenth Century: Disability Perspectives on the Ordinary (and Extraordinary) Lives of Blind Women" Friday November 17 12:00-1:00 PM Park 280 (UB North) Japan’s nineteenth century was marked by events that wrought tremendous and violent changes to Japanese society, from […]

POSTPONED: Disability Studies Research Workshop: Eunjung Kim, “Curative Violence: How to Inhabit the Time Machine with Disability”

120 Clemens Hall

New date to be determined. Eunjung Kim, Assistant Professor, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies and the Disability Studies Program, Syracuse University Presenting from her recently published book, Kim will examine a direct link between cure and violence that appears in the representations of disability and Cold War imperialism in South Korea. She also explores […]

Disability Studies Research Workshop: Neil J. Diamant, “The Expansion of Veteran Benefits in the 20th Century: How, Why and Where It Happened (Or Didn’t): An International Perspective”

214 Parker - South Campus

Neil J. Diamant, Professor of Asian Law and Society at Dickinson College Friday, November 09 12:15 – 1:30 Parker 214 (UB South) Diamant is the author of Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968 (2000) and Embattled Glory: Veterans, Military Families and the Politics of Patriotism in China, 1949-2007 […]

Madness, Violence, and Technologies of Care: A Symposium

330 Student Union (UB North Campus)

Featuring Jesse Miller Lisa Diedrich Martin Summers Lisa Johnson Susan Cahn Jessica Lowell Mason Kathleen Brian Michael Rembis Wendy Gonaver Schedule Welcome – 10:45 AM Panel 1 – 11 AM – 12:30 PM | Communities of Care Jesse Miller, Books as Technologies of Care In this talk, I will examine the role that librarians in […]

Disability Studies Research Workshop: Jennifer Lambe, “Mind Wars: Psychiatry and Its Critics, 1960-1994”

532 Park Hall

Please join us for a talk by Jennifer Lambe, professor of history and Latin American studies at Brown University, who will discuss her research on psychiatry in Cuba. Jennifer Lambe (PhD, Yale University) is an Assistant Professor of Latin American and Caribbean history. Her first book, Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History, traces the […]

Disability Studies Research Workshop: Joining Forces Research Colloquium – Lee K. Pennington, “Red, White, and Bruised: Japanese Disabled Veterans in the Wake of World War II”


Please join us for the next Joining Forces Research Colloquium co-sponsored by the UB Center for Disability Studies and the Humanities Institute Disability Studies Research Workshop on Friday, November 13th. The vision of Joining Forces-UB is to promote understanding of the experiences and needs of service members, veterans, and military family members through research, education, […]

Joining Forces Research Colloquium: Leslie Reagan, “Veterans and Agent Orange – An International Story”

214 Parker - South Campus

  Please join Joining Forces-UB for the next Joining Forces Research Colloquium. Leslie Reagin, Ph.D., Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will present: Veterans and Agent Orange - An International Story  Professor Reagan will discuss her current research on the history of Agent Orange, one of several herbicides used in then American War […]

Disability Studies Research Workshop: Natalia Pamuła, “‘Crisis Ordinariness’ and the Slow Transformation of 1989: Disability and Gender in Poland”

214 Parker - South Campus

Pamuła’s talk will focus on the Polish disability memoirs published in 1991 in the volume Cierpieniem pisane: Pamiętniki kobiet niepełnosprawnych (Written through Suffering: Disabled Women’s Memoirs). Written through Suffering consists of twenty-one short memoirs submitted as a response to a memoir competition in 1990. Published two years after the first democratic elections, which took place […]