Disability as Spectacle Conference Schedule
The conference program with panel themes will be posted on the website in March.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Conference Check-in opens at 7:00 a.m.
7:00-8:30 p.m. Work in Progress by The Miracle Project: Musical performance and Q&A with the cast and creative team. (UCLA Glorya Kaufman Hall Dance Theater)
Thursday, April 13, 2017
7:00-8:00 a.m. Registration Check-in and Breakfast Buffet (Luskin Center – Centennial Hall C/D)
8:00-9:15 a.m. Breakout Session One
9:30-11:00 a.m. Welcome Address: Victoria Marks, Chair of Disability Studies, Convocation Keynote: Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University (Centennial Hall C/D)
11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Breakout Session Two
1:00-2:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch (Centennial Hall C/D)
2:10-3:25 p.m. Breakout Session Three
3:45-5:00 p.m. Breakout Session Four
6:30-8:00 p.m. Disability Studies 10th Anniversary Reception (Schoenberg Hall Courtyard)
8:00-9:30 p.m. Keynote Address: DJ Kurs, Deaf West Theatre (Schoenberg Hall 1100) *This event will be open to the campus community.
Friday, April 14, 2017
7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet and Late Registration Check-in (Luskin Center – Centennial Hall C/D)
8:00-9:00 a.m. Morning Synthesis Session with Michelle Erai (UCLA), Georgina Kleege (UC Berkeley), and Sue Schweik (UC Berkeley) (Centennial Hall C/D) *Ruminate on ideas that are in motion: contradictory thoughts, connections between, new arguments being developed by and between participants, connections/disconnects between artists’ presentations and scholars.
9:20-10:35 a.m. Breakout Session Five
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Breakout Session Six
12:15-1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch (Centennial Hall C/D)
1:00-2:00 p.m. Keynote Address: Karen Nakamura, UC Berkeley (Centennial Hall C/D)
2:20-3:35 p.m. Breakout Session Seven
4:00-5:15 p.m. Breakout Session Eight
5:30-6:30 p.m. Closing Synthesis Session w/ Michelle Erai (UCLA), Georgina Kleege (UC Berkeley), and Sue Schweik (UC Berkeley) (Centennial Hall C/D) *A wrap-up session to synthesize the ideas and discussions from the conference and thereafter.
**NOTES FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY:
- Details on presentations have yet to be announced. Sessions are subject to change due to cancellation.
- Each breakout session (1-8) will have 3-4 presentations/performances/workshops. The sessions will be held in the following Luskin Center Meeting Rooms: Centennial Hall C/D, Innovation, Pinnacle, and Odyssey.
To download a copy of the Program, click here.