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An Evening with Harilyn Rousso, Feb 27, 6pm
Reading and discussion with the author of Don't Call Me Inspirational, Thurs Feb 27, 2014, 6:00–7:30pm, Odegaard 220. Meet & greet the author at the D Center (MGH 024) on Thurs, 10:45-12:45.
Harilyn Rousso is a renowned author, disability activist, feminist, psychotherapist, and painter. She will be reading from and discussing her new memoir Don’t Call Me Inspirational: A Disabled Feminist Talks Back. This event is free and open to the public.
Date: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6:00-7:30pm
Please join us! This event is free and open to the public. Discounted copies of the book will be available at the reading. Accessibility information: The reading event will have captioning and ASL interpreting and is wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing fragrance/scents.
Harilyn has also graciously agreed to meet with our community before the talk. The informal 'meet & greet' will be hosted in the D Center (MGH 024) on Th Feb 27, from 10:45am to 12:45pm. Please stop by to chat with her! Due to the the late scheduling of this get-together at the D Center, we are unfortunately unable to guarantee interpreting or captioning services. Information about accommodations is below.
Harilyn is a long-time disability activist and organizer from New York. She's especially well known for her work focusing on women and youth with disabilities. Her memoir is a fantastic read! It speaks to issues of intersectionality, self-identity, family, community, sex and relationships, and activism across political movements. You can download a chapter of her book and view an (uncaptioned) video here http://www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/2235_reg.html.
She will also be taking part in a reading at the Associated Writers Programs Conference (AWP) in Seattle. Harilyn's work is featured along with two other writers, Ona Gritz and Jennifer Barlett, in a Friday 4:30 reading called "Don't Call Me Inspirational" at the Washington State Convention Center.
Meet & greet, in MGH 024 (D Center), Feb 27, 10:45-12:45.
Book reading, in Odegaard 220, Feb 27, 6:00-7:30.
To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office, preferably at least 10 days in advance: 206.543.6450 (voice), 206.543.6452 (TTY), 206.685.7264 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org (email).
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