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Autism: A World of Possibilities

During this panel discussion, you’ll gain a good understanding of what the term Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) means, including its history and the prevalence of this type of disorder. You’ll also learn how families are affected when a child is diagnosed with autism, as well as ways to be an ally and advocate for people with ASD. This event is open to everyone and will be recorded.

Coloquio | Abordar el pasado: Memoria y Revolución en los medios y el cine cubano del siglo XXI

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Durante las últimas décadas, la producción audiovisual cubana ha configurado un
territorio crucial para el debate político y social; genera obsesivamente narrativas que
pretenden reordenar la historia cubana, aborda y discute nociones como la memoria,
la historia y el pasado como ejes fundamentales para renegociar el presente. El
coloquio Abordar el pasado: Memoria y Revolución en los medios y el cine cubano del siglo
XX busca propiciar la discusión y el debate sobre el cine cubano contemporáneo, la

Art Against Time: A lecture by Chair and Professor of Art History at UCLA Saloni Mathur

Join Artspace New Haven and Yale University’s Department of the History of Art for a lecture, Art Against Time, by Chair and Professor of Art History at UCLA Saloni Mathur. Temporal constructs have long had a chokehold on the discipline of art history and its periodizing narratives. This talk will investigate the enduring legacy of evolutionary chronologies and linear thinking in relation to the visual arts, and explore the way in which disruption, anachronism, and out of sequence storylines can provide new points of entry and possible frameworks for renewal.

at home: Norma Lytton Lecture | What Is Inclusive Design?

Join us for a panel discussion with architects Hansel Bauman, Magda Mostafa, and Joel Sanders from MIXdesign as they discuss why designing architectural spaces that are accessible and appropriate for all people is an exercise in inclusive design and an acknowledgement of basic human rights. MIXdesign is a New York–based think tank and consultancy that is dedicated to transforming everyday building types such as restrooms, workplaces, schools, and museums into accessible spaces that accommodate people of all ages, genders, races, religions, and abilities.

VIRTUAL: Respecting All Connecticut Families: The Legal Parent-Child Relationship for Unmarried, Same-Sex, and Nonbiological Parents

Who is a parent in Connecticut? The Connecticut Parentage Act, which came into effect in January 2022, is the most significant update to Connecticut’s parentage laws in decades. It ensures that all children in the state have equal access to the security of a legal parent-child relationship regardless of the circumstances of their birth or the marital status, gender, or sexual orientation of their parents. Learn more about parents in Connecticut from Professor Douglas NeJaime, the CPA’s primary drafter.

Getting Un-Stuck: Strategies for Getting Out of The Rut

Join FLY, WWN, YAAA, and YLNG for the next Building Wealth Generator Series event entitled “Getting Un-Stuck: Strategies for Getting Out of The Rut”. We will discuss how to get through painful decisions or disengage from a tangle of overlapping challenges, how the financial and legal implications of being stuck can be devastating and grow worse over time and finding help when facing problems, and investigating alternative paths and moving forward.

Language Matters: Defining the History of Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Join the Reparative Archival Description Working Group (RAD) at Yale University Library for Language Matters: Defining the History of Japanese American Incarceration During World War II, a virtual symposium focused on the language used to describe the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Euphemisms such as “internment,” “relocation,” and “evacuation,” were utilized by the U.S. government and prevail in many sources that recount this history, including archival description.

Felon: An American Washi Tale | A solo performance by Reginald Dwayne Betts

New Haven local poet, Yale Law School Ph.D. candidate, and MacArthur Genius Fellow, Reginald Dwayne Betts adapts his critically-acclaimed book of poetry, Felon, into a solo performance about re-imaging paper. Felon: An American Washi Tale begins with the pages of a book being slid into a cell, traverses stoves made of toilet paper, kites from a father, handwritten affidavits, legal complaints, handmade paper, certificates of pardon, & 1,000 squares fashioned from the clothing of men serving life sentences.

Felon: An American Washi Tale | A solo performance by Reginald Dwayne Betts

New Haven local poet, Yale Law School Ph.D. candidate, and MacArthur Genius Fellow, Reginald Dwayne Betts adapts his critically-acclaimed book of poetry, Felon, into a solo performance about re-imaging paper. Felon: An American Washi Tale begins with the pages of a book being slid into a cell, traverses stoves made of toilet paper, kites from a father, handwritten affidavits, legal complaints, handmade paper, certificates of pardon, & 1,000 squares fashioned from the clothing of men serving life sentences.

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