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SOE’s Disability Studies Program featured in the New York Times

Syracuse University’s Disability Studies program, as well as faculty member, Dr. Steven J. Taylor and doctoral student, April Coughlin, were featured in a New York Times article about the evolution of disability studies in academia. “Universities have long studied the disabled in medical and health care curriculums. But when the first disability studies program emerged...
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Righting Educational Wrongs: Disability Studies in Law and Education

Righting Educational Wrongs: Disability Studies in Law and Education. Arlene S. Kanter and Beth A. Ferri. November 2013, Syracuse University Press.
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Deep Roots in Disability at Syracuse University

Since the 1940s, Syracuse University has been a leader in research, training, and advocacy efforts in disability Rights and Disability Studies. “If we have learned one thing from the civil rights movement, it’s that when others speak for you, you lose.” — Ed Roberts View this timeline as a PDF, as published in the Fall...
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Social Studies Education FTES Guide

Welcome to Social Studies Education! We strongly recommend that you read this guide before completing your First Term Enrollment Selections (FTES). To select your fall courses: Review this guide and all related materials found on links in the FTES form itself. Complete each page of FTES and save all entries by clicking Save to Submit...
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Education Studies Minor

The minor in Education Studies gives students a background in education as a professional field, a foundation in key educational issues and a chance to explore individual interest areas. This minor in the Department of Teaching and Leadership lets any student join the community of scholars in the School of Education and learn from faculty...
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Selected Studies in Education, B.S.

The B.S. program in Selected Studies in Education lets student explore issues and careers related to schooling, diversity, teaching, human services, technology, inclusion, physical activity, and more. This program in the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education is the most flexible major in the School of Education, letting students tailor their classes and field experiences...
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Syracuse Symposium to Host Disability, Transformative Justice Organizer Feb. 7-8

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores ‘Belonging’ theme through storytelling, social activism Syracuse Symposium continues its yearlong examination of “Belonging” with a mini-residency by acclaimed writer, educator, and disability and transformative justice organizer Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha. On Wednesday, Feb. 7, the Toronto- and Seattle-based activist will present a multidisciplinary performance titled “Bodymap” from 4-5:30 p.m. in 304 Schine. The...
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Kim’s New Book Considers Transnational Disability Theory

by Rob Eslin, College of Arts & Sciences Transnational feminist disability studies is the focus of a groundbreaking, new book by a Syracuse University professor. Eunjung Kim, dually appointed to the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education, is the author of “Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender and Sexuality in Modern Korea” (Duke...
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Doug Biklen Imaging Disability in Film Showcase to be presented at Syracuse International Film Festival, October 17

The filmography of Syracuse University School of Education Dean Emeritus Douglas Biklen will be celebrated at the 12th annual Syracuse International Film Festival, October 14-18, 2015. The Doug Biklen Imaging Disability in Film Showcase will be on Saturday, October 17, 2:30 – 5 PM at the Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St., Syracuse, NY 13202....
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October Filled with Disability Awareness Events on Campus

October has been nationally designated as Disability Awareness Month, and here at Syracuse University, the Disability Cultural Center, within the Division of Student Affairs, is partnering with constituents across campus to host a month-long series of events, conversations and programs on the topic. Disabilities may be present at some juncture in all of our lives, whether...
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