7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Registration Check-in

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast Buffet (Luskin Center – Centennial Hall C/D)

8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Breakout Session One

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Welcome: 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 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch (Centennial Hall C/D)

2:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. Breakout Session Three

3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Breakout Session Four

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Disability Studies 10th Anniversary Reception (Schoenberg Hall Courtyard)

8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Keynote Address: DJ Kurs, Deaf West Theatre (Schoenberg Hall 1100) *This event will be open to the campus community.


  1. Details on presentations have yet to be announced. Sessions are subject to change due to cancellation.
  2. 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.

You can download a complete copy of the Program here.

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