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Jun 2, 6:00 pm

UO Disability Awareness 2017 Speaker: Maysoon Zayid

ZayidMason Zayid (comedian, disability advocate, actress, writer) will deliver a talk on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 6:00pm in Straub 156.Light refreshments and snacks at 5:00pm. (more…)

July 7, 2016

Life Stories: The Self-Made Musical public theater performance.

LifeStoriesFlyer (1)-page-001Last spring, ENG 399: Life Stories brought together UO students and people with disabilities in the community to interview each other about their lives and craft a public theater performance on from these life stories. View the video of Life Stories: The Self-Made Musical here.

View photos of the spring term rehearsals and the June 3, 2016 public performance. (more…)

February 29, 2016

Course Focus: “Life Stories: Wider Worlds”

picture-86CAScade: Magazine for the UO College of Arts and Sciences recently featured Professor Betsy Wheeler’s upcoming course, “Life Stories: Wider Worlds.”

The course, part of the Disability Studies Initiative and funded by Tom and Carol Williams Fund for Undergraduate Education, will bring “together University of Oregon students and people with disabilities in the community to interview each other about their lives and craft a public theater performance from these life stories.” (more…)