Tag Archives: Disability

Storify Post: I’m Not Having Any of Your Oppression in the Academy – Law School Edition

Getting really tired of this ableist academic fuckery, over here. I’m Not Having Any of Your Oppression in the Academy – Law School Edition. I’m Not Having Any of your Oppression in the Academy. Advertisements

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Story from the Chronic Pain Chronicles (Vol. 3)

I sprained my ankle six or seven days ago. Part of the reason I didn’t seek out a doctor is that other than confirming an injury that I’ve already had on this ankle a few times (thanks, soccer) there aren’t many options for mobility aids for me. This speaks to how normalized certain bodies and types of bodies are in a society. In this case, these types of bodies are able bodies. Continue reading

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An Open to Supporters of the Conservative Party of Canada from Someone with a ‘Lobster Claw’

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck…it’s likely that it’s a (racist, misogynist, xenophobic, homophobic, transphobic, and ableist) duck: the relationship between the Conservative Party of Canada, The Rebel, and Disability Continue reading

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Storify Post: I’m Really Done with Oppression in the Academy

Man oh man am I tired. Not apparently tired enough to write not one, but TWO rants on twitter in less than twenty-four hours on oppression in academia. But too tired to re-figure out how to embed Storify posts in WordPress … Continue reading

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Storify Post: I Am Not Marching Today

Unfortunately, there are more phrasing errors in these tweets than I’d like. Edit: For some reason, I can’t get storify to embed into the post…so you will have to click on the link instead. Sorry! Please also take a look … Continue reading

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Conferencing While Dis/abled

I was at a conference recently that claimed it was mindful of accessibility when it seems–at least to me–as though it was more of an afterthought. Now, I understand that planning events is very difficult: I have volunteered at conferences many … Continue reading

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Disability and Tenureship

I’ve been thinking about this for awhile now, and perhaps it is time to put it out into the world. What happens with those of us in grad school–the #PhDisabled community–want to pursue a tenure-track position? Ostensibly, we are expected to … Continue reading

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