Disability Studies provides a wide variety of events and activites throughout the academic year. If you would like to post Disability Studies related events and news, please contact us .

FEATURED EVENTS

Picture of a journal and a gavel with the following text: Wednesday, April 24, 12-1pm, UCLA Law School, Room 1357, Disability Law Journal Launch Celebration

UCLA Law School, Room 1357, Disability Law Journal Launch Celebration

Celebrate the launch of the first-ever Disability Law Journal:

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
12:00-1:00PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1357

Sunney Poyner, Editor-in-Chief of the DLJ, will lead a discussion on the current state and future of disability law.  A reception will immediately follow the discussion from 1:00-2:00pm in the UCLA Law Courtyard.  Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 17.

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Autism Media Lab (Autism + Inclusion + Documentary Films)

Autism Media Lab (Autism + Inclusion + Documentary Films)

The UCLA Autism Media Lab presents:

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A Series of Documentary Shorts Co-Created by UCLA Students, their Faculty, and Autistic Self-Advocate Community Teachers

Thursday, May 30, 2019
6:00PM – 8:00PM
Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRB-132)

The Autism Media Lab has a goal of exploring and breaking down barriers to inclusion for people with autism who are non- and minimally speaking. These short documentaries are co-produced by students and non- and minimally-speaking individuals with autism.

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UCLA Disability Inclusion Lab: Dancing Disability June 23-29, 2019. Dance Performance as a social actions (Disability Justice Studies and Choreography)

UCLA Disability Inclusion Lab: Dancing Disability June 23-29, 2019. Dance Performance as a social actions (Disability Justice Studies and Choreography)

On June 29, 2019, we are hosting the first annual Dancing Disability Public Showing, the culminating event of UCLA’s Disability Inclusion Lab: Dancing Disability:

Dancing Disability Public Showing
Friday, June 28, 2019
UCLA Kaufman Hall Black Box Theater

Dancing Disability is a week-long lab studying disability justice, aesthetics and culture with movement exploration and choreography. Participants in the lab are emerging disabled dance artists who will collaborate with disability studies scholars to create performance work that challenges “ability paradigms.”

UPCOMING EVENTS

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

CONGRATULATIONS Benjamin Lewis for being awarded UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award!
View this video of Prof. Lewis speaking about teaching at UCLA.

IN THE NEWS

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