NEW449H1: Contemporary Theories in Critical Disability Studies

Hours: 
24S

Explores competing conceptions, definitions and practices of disability through a range of critical disability theories, including crip-of-colour critique, decolonial theories of disability studies and black feminist disability frameworks. Enacts disability studies as a justice-oriented methodology or practice that has value for understanding and responding to colonial systems of race, class, gender and disability. Interrogates the shape and limits of disability and disability studies to ask the provocative question: what can disability studies do?

Prerequisite: 

NEW240H1/​NEW240Y1 and 0.5 FCE from Equity Studies Core Group: Disability Studies

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)