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Disability, Animals, And Representation
Date Wednesday October 05
Time 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
209 Dwinelle, UC Berkeley Campus
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/AuthorAmman Desai
Emailammandesai [at] gmail.com

The Disabled Students' Program and Berkeley Organization for Animal Advocacy are proud to present Part 1 in the Critical Animal Studies Series: Disability, Animals, and Representation - Artist, writer, and activist Sunaura Taylor speaks on disability, animality, and the ethics of eating meat.

Graduate of the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice, Sunaura Taylor is a leading activist in the fields of disability rights and anim...al rights in addition to being a well-regarded artist. Her work has been featured in galleries across the country, including the Smithsonian, Chicago Cultural Center, and Berkeley Art Museum. She is also the recipient of the prestigious Joan Mitchell Foundation Award, Eisner Award, and received the grand prize in the VSA arts Driving Force exhibition.

With a unique perspective on the fields of disability studies and animal studies, Taylor will discuss the the entrenched nature of oppression in a society that continues to marginalize both people with disabilities and animals.

This event is free to the public and ADA accessible.
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Added to the calendar on Monday Oct 3rd, 2011 12:12 AM

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