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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
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GSFS 419 - Disability Studies

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS, CD, WADV

Advance seminar in critical disability studies, with particular focus on developing epistemological, methodological, and theoretical fluency in interdisciplinary and intersectional approaches to the field.  Discussion based with significant weekly reading load, a semester-long research project, scaffolded writing assignments, and regular written and oral peer review of assignments.  Emphasis on collaborative feminist pedagogy.  Topics may include: disability, ableism, access, genetic testing, cancer, anxiety, depression, “health”, autoimmune disorder, Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, crip theory, queer of color critique, autism, neuro(a)typicality, Universal Design, and relationships between race / class / gender / sexuality / nationality / embodiment and ability / disability.  Writing Advanced.

Enrollment Limit: 12
Instructor: E. Heilinger

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes

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