Disability Studies Minor

Disability Studies courses focus on how ableism (anti-disability prejudice) operates in different nations and how disability intersects with other forms of identity like gender, class, nationality, and race in complex and varied patterns.  Courses draw from fields like international development, health professions, design, sign language interpreting, education, and non-profit management.

10842

Study of basic grammatical structure and vocabulary of American Sign Language, expressive and receptive finger-spelling, and introduction to American deaf culture.

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10844

Study of basic grammatical structure and vocabulary of American Sign Language, expressive and receptive finger-spelling, and introduction to American deaf culture.

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10845

Vasquez, Valentino

Applied conversational use of ASL through literature, narratives, poetry, and plays. Explores various underlying metaphors found in ASL literature.

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10845

Vasquez, Valentino

Applied conversational use of ASL through literature, narratives, poetry, and plays. Explores various underlying metaphors found in ASL literature.

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11212

McLaughlin, Karen

Survey of communication disorders and differences, comparing individual and social-cultural perspectives through popular media and real case examples.

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12136

On- or off-campus internship in a variety of writing or literacy-related settings in connection with designated courses. Repeatable.

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12138

On- or off-campus internship in a variety of writing or literacy-related settings in connection with designated courses. Repeatable.

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13006

Ahn, Kyu-ho

Introduction to the theory of interior architecture. Design criteria explored through illustrated lectures and projects involving analysis of space.

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15159

Choquette, Bob

Introduction to the process of preparing grant applications and material for funded research.

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16307

Russell, Camisha

Introduces theoretical tools and concrete case studies for formulating, analyzing, and evaluating ethical judgments raised by contemporary biomedical practice.

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16439

Wheeler, Elizabeth (Betsy)

One could say that most comics are about the human body, in all its variations, exaggerations, erotics, poses, powers, and vulnerabilities. ... (read more)

16766

Yarris, Kristin

Overview of global mental health from a critical, anthropological, and historical perspective, with attention to cross-cultural differences in illness experience and treatment options.

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17038

Abia-Smith, Lisa

Addresses fundamental aesthetic theory and practice questions resulting from viewing art as a powerful communicator of social and cultural values. Values, rights, and responsibilities of the contemporary visual environment.

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35975

Wheeler, Elizabeth (Betsy)

This theater class is a great chance to branch out into creative work and community involvement. UO students create and perform a play together with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities from the Eugene-Springfield community. Tell stories from your life, work on the script,... (read more)

26844

Wheeler, Elizabeth (Betsy)

One could say that most comics are about the human body, in all its variations, exaggerations, erotics, poses, powers, and vulnerabilities. This course looks at the human body in contemporary comics with particular attention to disability and gender. We’ll read 4 comics genres: anime, memoir,... (read more)