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"Cripping" the Comic Con: Our Own Icons

April 22, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Schine Student Center

The 5th Annual "Cripping" the Comic Con is an INTERNATIONAL summit bringing together the DEPARTMENT OF ABILITY (U.K.) and the ACCESS AVENGERS (U.S.), two teams of superheroes with disabilities. Meet them and other distinguished guests at our live streamed panel, hosted by youth ambassadors from the U.K. and the U.S.!


  • Create your own CripCon mascot!
  • Design your own Access Avenger!
  • Live streamed rock concert with Calling Utopia!
  • Cosplay and light painting!
  • Welcome, Hydro Girl!
  • Food, vendors, artists, gaming, photo booth, quiet area, collaborative design, legos, autographs, and more.
  • Film screening on 4/21: Finding Dory

American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided for the entire symposium. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided during the morning plenary session and the evening concert. Request additional accommodations via online registration by 4/14/17. Free parking -- details on our website.

This symposium is made possible by the Cocurricular Departmental Initiatives Program within the Division of Enrollment and the Student Experience. Hosted by the Disability Cultural Center, with support from the Disability Student Union, the Beyond Compliance Coordinating Committee, the Slutzker Center for International Services, the Center on Human Policy, the Office of Student Activities, and the Office of Disability Services.

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