Sep 26

Global Perspectives on the Disability Rights Movement: A conversation with Marca Bristo and Dan Goodley

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The UIC Department of Disability and Human Development invites you to our Inaugural Albrecht Global Lecture on Disability.

5:30 p.m. Rooftop reception
6:30 p.m. Marca Bristo and Dan Goodley discuss disability rights and disability activism in the United Kingdom and United States
7:20 p.m. Gary Albrecht joins conversation

Gary L. Albrecht is a Fellow of the Royal Belgian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Extraordinary Guest Professor of Social Sciences, University of Leuven, Belgium and Professor Emeritus of Public Health and of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Marca Bristo, President and CEO of Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago, is a nationally and internationally distinguished leader in the disability rights movement, leading for over 30 years, one of the first centers for independent living in the United States.

Dan Goodley, Professor, Chair in Education and Director of Research, The University of Sheffield, is a leading disability studies researcher.

This event is made possible in part by a donation from Gary Albrecht and the following sponsors: Access Living, the Department of Disability and Human Development and the UIC College of Applied Health Sciences.

Contact Cheryl Johnson to request accommodations, ask for directions or make other inquiries.


Cheryl Johnson