Sensory Futures: Deafness and Cochlear Implant Infrastructures in India

Sensory Futures: Deafness and Cochlear Implant Infrastructures in India

Categories: Lectures and Seminars | Intended for

Thursday, February 15, 2024

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Add to calendar

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Ariel Birkinshaw, n/a,



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Host Organization: READi Program
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Join us for a virtual lecture with Dr. Michele Friedner (University of Chicago) discussing deaf people’s desires to create habitable worlds and grappling with their futures amid a surge in biotechnical interventions and disability rights activism in India and beyond. Dr. Friedner will be joined by Carleton discussants Marie-Eve Carrier Moisan and Kendal David, with discussion moderated by Kelly Fritsch.

This event will take place virtually (via Zoom Meeting). Captioning and ASL interpretation will be provided.

This event is part of the Disability, Accessibility, and Technology: A Critical Disability Studies Discussion Series, sponsored by Research and Education in Accessibility, Design, and Innovation (READi); Joint Chair in Women’s Studies (JCWS) at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University; Carleton’s Disability Justice and Crip Culture Collaboratory (DJCCC); Carleton’s Graduate Collaborative Specialization in Accessibility; Carleton’s School of Social Work; and Carleton’s Feminist Institute of Social Transformation (FIST).