ALL COURSES ARE OFFERED VIA ZOOM
In this course, we will will analyze how disability serves to exacerbate and magnify the marginalization and discrimination that results from other forms of oppression, including sexism, racism, and bias against people with LGBQTIA+ identities. We will consider how disability has been used as a rationale even (sometimes especially) within progressive movements to justify marginalization. We will begin with close readings and in-depth discussion of sources created by women of color to illuminate these justifications and to develop a vision of a more inclusive world. Our sources will include work by Kimberlé Crenshaw, Audre Lorde, Mia Mingus, and Toni Morrison. We will discuss how the fields of feminism and disability studies have reinforced white supremacist culture, and how the voices of people of color must be central to these disciplines. The goal of this course is for participants to develop deep knowledge of the work of scholars, activists, and artists who widen the aperture on our views of who belongs in the world.
SLIDING SCALE $25 - $99, SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE NOTAFLOF -- NO ONE TURNED AWAY FOR LACK OF FUNDS (CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP)
Instructors: Emily Frank & Rich Frank
February 26 - March 19 (weekly on Saturday) 9:30 - 11:30 am