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Workshop with Aimi Hamraie, "Mapping Access: Digital Humanities, Disability Justice, and Socio-Spatial Practice"

Workshop with Aimi Hamraie, "Mapping Access: Digital Humanities, Disability Justice, and Socio-Spatial Practice"

University of Michigan Initiative on Disability Studies in collaboration with, Disability Culture @ U-M, and the Initiative for Inclusive Design, welcomes Aimi Hamraie. Hamraie is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Health, & Society and American Studies at Vanderbilt University, where they direct the Critical Design Lab and Mapping Access project. Hamraie is author of Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability. This workshop examines the relationship between mapping accessible infrastructures, trans-crip-queer cultures, and biopolitics.

For more information on the research and practice of Aimi Hamraie, especially their recent book: Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Digital, Conceptual, and Collaborative Projects:
Mapping Access
Critical Design Lab
Office Ecologies
Sustaining Access

Aimi will give a public lecture later that evening at 4:00pm in Angell Hall, room 3222. 

Accessibility for Taubman College: Limited Blue Accessible parking located on Bonisteel Blvd; and the Art & Architecture Building south parking lot. Please use the entrance on the East end of the building in the new Taubman College addition. The elevator is inside this entrance. The event is on the second floor in Taubman Commons.

This event is cosponsored by Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning; the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; and, University of Michigan Initiative on Disability Studies. For more information, please contact Robert Adams, robadams@umich.edu.

Image Description: The background image is a NASA photograph of the surface of the planet Jupiter taken from the Voyager 1 satellite [1979-03-05]. A gaseous, fluid, swirling, atmosphere with colors ranging from black, purple, red and gray. This image has been manipulated from the original. Accessed October 10, 2018. https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110502.html

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