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Volume 13, Issue 2 of the RDS Journal is now available!

Thu, 01 Jun 2017
The latest issue of the Review of Disability Studies is out! Dive into this issues' topics ranging for Disability Studies in Physical Recreation, Social Participation of Children, Immigrants in Australia, Anxiety as a Tool for Critical Disability Studies, Film Genre and Mental Illness and much more.


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Center on Disability Studies set to host ADA International Fellow

Wed, 12 Apr 2017
As an ADA International Fellow representing Kenya, Faith Muange will learn how to address for deaf children to access curricula and teaching materials in sign language while raising public awareness of issues and challenges experienced by Deaf individuals. Faith is interested in collecting digital stories of educational experiences among Deaf individuals across multiple generations, and disseminating them to both Deaf and mainstream schools.


CDS Offers Summer Course in Disability History and Culture

Wed, 12 Apr 2017
DIS 682 encourages students to consider disability history and culture in the context of our wider society.


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Dr. Megan Conway Invited to Speak about Disability and Civil Rights at the University of Alabama School of Law

Tue, 28 Mar 2017
Dr. Megan Conway, faculty with the College of Education, Center on Disability Studies, has been invited to speak at a symposium on Law and the Imagining of Difference to be held April 7th at the University of Alabama School of Law.


Registration for the 2017 Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity is now open!

Mon, 13 Mar 2017
The 2017 Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity will be held at the Modern Honolulu & Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.


Disability and Diversity Studies Courses for Summer 2017

Fri, 03 Mar 2017
Registration opens next week for online Disability and Diversity Studies Summer Session courses at the University of Hawaii.


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Volume 13, Issue 1 of the RDS Journal is now available!

Thu, 02 Mar 2017
The latest issue of the Review of Disability Studies is out! Dive into this issues’ advancement of ideas from authors representing Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Hawaii, India, Norway, Sweden, and the United States.


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Volume 12 Issue 4 of the RDS Journal is now available!

Thu, 15 Dec 2016
The latest issue of the Review of Disability Studies is out! Dive into this issues’ advancement of ideas from authors representing Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Hawaii, India, Norway, Sweden, and the United States.


Mandating Visitability for New Housing is a No-Brainer

Wed, 07 Dec 2016
A study recently completed by our Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa found that people with disabilities often face great difficulties finding accessible housing. This is particularly true at lower income levels due to the severe shortage of housing that is both affordable and accessible.


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