UKDHM 2016 Launch

October 17, 2016 by admin

22 November 2016
Kings Place
90 York Way, London N1 9AG

UKDHM 2016 – Disability and Language



Reshaping Our Future: Theatre and Disability

October 13, 2016 by admin

A day conference held with Park Theatre & Graeae
Tuesday 11 October 2016

Documentation below:

Introduction to Sorry – a verbatim theatre piece outlining the challenges for disabled artists today By Jenny Sealey, Artistic Director of Graeae

The use of language and stereotypes in theatre – Richard Rieser, UK Disability History Month Co-ordinator

Download powerpoint of presentation

Video presentations – from Deafinitely Theatre, Access all Areas and an extract from The Government Inspector

An introduction to Ramps on the Moon – Michele Taylor from Agent for Change and Ewan Marshall, Associate Director of The Government Inspector

Audience Q&A – Jez Bond, Jenny Sealey and Richard Rieser to join Chaired by Ewan Marshall

Staged workshop – a sharing of Graeae practice followed by a Q&A, led by Jenny Sealey

Panel Discussion – Chaired by Amit Sharma With Vicky Featherstone, Artistic Director of the Royal Court , Kerry Michael, Artistic Director of Stratford East and Jez Bond

 

 



The Long Nineteenth Century and Disability

October 1, 2016 by richard

dickens-little-dorrit-mrs-clennamhttp://www.nineteenthcenturydisability.org/

Mrs Clennam in Charles Dickens Little Dorritt

http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/healing-spas-and-ugly-clubs-how-victorians-taught-us-to-treat-people-with-disabilities/

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