Produced by Christine Baksi
Dickinson faculty are thought leaders who artfully connect global and national issues across various disciplines. Vantage Points is an online forum that highlights their expertise and analysis. On Feb. 10, the Clarke Forum kicks off a semester-long series of lectures on disability. Three faculty discuss the topic in this new installment of Vantage Points.
Cindy Samet, professor of chemistry: Medical testing is a double-edged sword for some disabilities.
Is Disability Societally Created?
Katie Oliviero, assistant professor of women’s & gender studies: A brief history of the language and metaphors of impairment touches upon norms, stigma, activism and progress.
Sharon O'Brien, professor of English and American studies: Disability should be placed at the center of our field of vision.
Published February 8, 2016