3rd Annual Symposium for Disability and Accessibility at Yale

Event time: 
Monday, April 8, 2024 - 11:00am to Friday, April 12, 2024 - 12:00pm
Sterling Memorial Library (SML) See map
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

70 years after Brown v. Board of Education: At the Nexus of Blackness, Disability and Education

As we embark on the 3rd Annual Symposium for Disability and Accessibility at Yale, we take time to reflect on the historical significance of the Brown v. Board of Education decision and to critically reflect on the educational landscape at the nexus of blackness and disability seven decades later. Our Symposium offers an entire week of events such as panel discussions, research presentations, exhibitions, and more on the subject of disability race, inclusion, equity, accessibility, and liberation.

Monday, April 8
“Did Integration Actually Happen?” 11 am – 2 pm on Zoom
“Teach Us All” 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in Room 136 of the Humanities Quadrangle

Tuesday, April 9
“New Haven Educators and Beyond” 5:30 – 8:30 pm at the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall

Wednesday, April 10
“Intersectional Research Day” 10 am – 3 pm on Zoom
“BIPOC Disability Cocktail Making Happy Hour” 6 – 8 pm at Elm City Social

Thursday, April 11
“Medical Conversations and Curations” 10 am- 6 pm at the Medical Historical Library

Friday, April 12
“Disability Storytelling” 10 am – 2 pm located at Sterling Memorial Library International Room
“Accessible Conversations Reception” 6 – 9 pm located at Dixwell “Q” House
“BIPOC Disability Poetry and Performance Slam” 6 – 9 pm. located at Dixwell “Q” House