Mon, 14 Apr 2014
Cinema has long carried on a love affair with disability. This love affair has been a deeply ambivalent one, with people with disabilities portrayed alternately as saints or monsters, asexual or hyper-sexual, as both objects of fear and attraction. It is the intent of this course to interrogate these contradictions.
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014
Tue, 08 Apr 2014
Dr. Takuro Hatakeyama is a Professor and Researcher in the field of Human Sciences at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. He will be working over the next six months with Ms. Kiriko Takahashi as a Visiting Researcher at the Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
UH CDS Aquaponics Workforce Development Initiative Trainees Complete Three Year Curriculum Development Pilot Project
Mon, 07 Apr 2014
UH CDS Aquaponics Workforce Development Initiative trainees completed a three year curriculum development pilot project which includes a AQ technician training and certification pathway for high school seniors in Hawaii Department of Education CTE Natural Resources Production.
Fri, 28 Feb 2014
On February 13, 2014, Center on Disability Studies (CDS) Assistant Specialist Madeline L. Harcourt passed away at the age of 64. Originally from Massachusetts, Harcourt called Hawai‘i home for more than 30 years. She earned both her BA and MA in political science from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Beginning her tenure with CDS in 2001 as a volunteer and leadership trainee, Harcourt would become an employment content specialist just a few years later.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013
Hawai‘i statistics show that more than 10 percent of middle-school students have had sexual intercourse; only nine states have higher rates of teen pregnancy; and many sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are contracted between the ages of 15-24.