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SDS Salon at Multiple Perspectives

The Society for Disability Studies invites you to this community gathering on Wednesday evening at the Multiple Perspectives Conference. Connect, reflect, and look forward!

Please register as soon as possible - space is limited. Dinner will be provided for those who register.

You must use the Eventbrite link, even if you've already registered for the conference. This form will ask about your needs regarding food and access issues. Registration closes April 9th. Additional attendees will be welcome, space permitting.

Join us at the Salon for:

  • Anne Finger reading from her new novel A Woman, in Bed.
  • Artist Mark D. Wittig exhibiting his photographic portraits and oral histories of the disability community.
  • Discussion: Disabling Borders and Enabling Bridges: Disability Justice in Scholarly Activism, with Holly Pearson, Sara M. Acevedo, Emily A. Nusbaum, Nicola A. McClung
  • Discussion: But Captions are So Intrusive and other Anti-Access Microaggressions, with Cheryl Green
  • Town Hall for SDS members and friends.

There is no charge for this event, but donations are appreciated! If you have any questions about the SDS Salon, please contact joanne (at) disstudies (dot) org.

We look forward to seeing you at the SDS Salon! Wednesday, April 18, 5:30pm-10:00pm

Location: Denney Hall, 2nd Floor, Ohio State University 

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Address: 164 Annie & John Glenn Ave, Columbus, OH 43210
 

Getting to Denney Hall:

Walk or roll:

Denney Hall is a 10-15 minute walk or roll from the Blackwell Inn & Conference Center.  It is just under 0.5 miles). The OSU buildings are all in Google Maps for a point to point route. The shortest route is accessible and level (no slope more than 4%).

 

Campus buses and paratransit:

For the Campus Busses here is the route map:  https://ttm.osu.edu/sites/default/files/cabs_sm_1718.pdf. All campus buses are lift equipped and free (Note that a few COTA, city busses, stop at campus stops they charge)

There is an ohio state app that includes routes and live bus tracking at https://www.osu.edu/downloads/apps/. (It is the first one on the list)

Exiting the Blackwell go south (left) cross Woodruff and turn east (left) to the Knowlton Hall stop. All this is level with a signalized crossing about 0.2 miles Any CABs stoping here will get you to the Stillman Hall stop and is free.
At Stillman go south (left) as you exit the bus. At the first corner turn west (right) on Anne &John Glenn Ave. Denny is the next building on the right (past the parking lot) about 0.1 miles down.
Paratransit info is here:
https://ttm.osu.edu/paratransit. And the dispatch number is 614-292-6202

Nearby public parking:

Accessibility information for the Salon:

  • We ask that you come to this event fragrance free.
  • There will be a sensory break room.
  • We will have ASL interpreting and CART captioning.
  • Denney Hall entrances: the only automatic-opening door is on the west side of the building.
  • Restrooms on the second & third floors are accessible. A gender-neutral restroom is on the fourth floor.
  • The temperature in the building can get very warm, though it shouldn't be a problem in April. If this may be a concern for you, please notify joanne (at) disstudies (dot) org

AGENDA 

5:30pm DINNER, Denney Hall 245. Middle Eastern food with gluten free and vegan options.

6:15pm READING by Anne Finger, Denney Hall 238.

7:00-8:00pm Concurrent Discussions:

  • Denney Hall 250, Cheryl Green, "But Captions are So Intrusive and Other Anti-Access Microaggressions"
  • Denney Hall 238, Holly Pearson, Sara Acevedo, Emily Nusbaum, Nicola McClung, "Disabling Border and Enabling Bridges: Disability Justice in Scholarly Activism"

8:15-9:30pm SDS Town Hall, Denney Hall 238 - all welcome!