DSI Press and News

Read news and press releases related to the Emory DSI here.

Emory Report Article (11.24.14): "Showcase Reveals Breadth, Depth of Disability Scholars' Work"

Emory Report Article (9.29.14): "Disability Studies Speaker Series Uses Opera to Explore Patient-Physician Relations"

Emory Wheel Article (9.28.14): "Understanding Disability Studies: One Professor's Story"

Emory Report Article (1.27.14): "Comedian to Take on Disability, Sports and the Meaning of Life"

Watch former DSI program coordinator, Joel Michael Reynolds, give a talk on disability and ethics at the 2014 TedxEmory:

Watch DSI Co-director Rosemarie Garland-Thomson speak on the importance of disability studies and having a public voice:

Watch DSI Co-director Rosemarie Garland-Thomson speak on disability reform:

Historical events and news leading up to the formation of the DSI:

2009

Emory Univeristy Professor in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Dr. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, has been listed as once of the "50 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World" in Utne Magazine. See the article here and Emory's report here.

Emory Report Article on the legacy of Dr. Nancy Eiesland (3.23.09): "Courageous Inquiry: Remembering Eiesland".

2006

The Wheel reports that Emory dedicated $5 million to improve campus accessibility.

2005

Kate Gainer, "No Longer Invisible: Empowerment for People with Disabilities in the 1990s", talk given in the Winship Ballroom.

2002

Emory law student, Kami Barker, sues Emory Univerisity for failure to comply with ADA requirements on campus, specficially Clairmont campus where she lived. See the Emory Wheel article here.

1998

Disability Awareness Week Conference