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Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018

Lecture: Intro to Disability Studies

Oct 30, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures

"Beyond Accommodations: An Introduction to Disability Studies," Dan Van Sant, staff advocate at Disability Rights Iowa, will talk about : ableism as a form of oppression, how ableism is deeply entrenched in our culture/language, and the idea that disability is more than accommodations -- it is a way of existing in the world, similar to other forms of diversity. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Conversation: Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Oct 30, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Ice Cream Social: Disability Awareness Week

Oct 30, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Lobby, Student Services Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

Stop by to meet members of the Alliance for Disability Awareness student organization.