Event Title

Disability Activism & Fandom -- A Roundtable Strategizing on Fandom as a Target of/Resource for Activism

Location

Skybarn

Event Website

http://crippingthecon.com/

Start Date

11-4-2013 7:00 PM

End Date

11-4-2013 9:30 PM

Description

As a follow-up to the symposium, the participants, coming from activist and lobbying backgrounds, want to take the next steps after the event to examine, discuss and work with artists and creators and their readers and followers in order for them to become disability advocates. This session is about pulling together ideas from the discussions of the day, hashing things out amongst us all, and leaving at the end with concrete action items that individuals, organizations, and groups can then DO something to move the concept forward so that for the next “Cripping” the Con we can all can talk about how things have changed for the better.

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Full presentation will be available in August 2013.

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Apr 11th, 7:00 PM Apr 11th, 9:30 PM

Disability Activism & Fandom -- A Roundtable Strategizing on Fandom as a Target of/Resource for Activism

Skybarn

As a follow-up to the symposium, the participants, coming from activist and lobbying backgrounds, want to take the next steps after the event to examine, discuss and work with artists and creators and their readers and followers in order for them to become disability advocates. This session is about pulling together ideas from the discussions of the day, hashing things out amongst us all, and leaving at the end with concrete action items that individuals, organizations, and groups can then DO something to move the concept forward so that for the next “Cripping” the Con we can all can talk about how things have changed for the better.

http://surface.syr.edu/bts_conf/2013/Presentations/1