Ableism, CRCs, and Academic “Freedom”

“The only people who have benefitted from equity initiatives in Canadian universities are nondisabled cis white women.” I articulated the sentence above during a portion of last week’s 3-hour final group session of the UBC study designed to identify why few disabled academics hold Canada Research Chairs at UBC and throughout Canada. (I referred to […]

Open Letter to the Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Canada)

Dr. Patrizia Albanese, President, Board of Directors, Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences275 Bank Street, Suite #300Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 2L6federation@ideas-idees.ca June 7, 2019 Atten: Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences The Canadian Disability Studies Association-Association canadienne d’études sur le handicap (CDSA-ACÉH) Executive Board is writing to express our condemnation of the racist events […]