Opening Generative and Innovative Public Spaces for Disability Arts, Culture and Scholarship

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Geoff McMurchy
Leslie G. Roman
Catherine Frazee

Keywords

disability culture, disability pride, disability studies

Abstract

"In the wee and the waking hours, over some weeks, kilometers and metaphorical mountains, the unruly trio of Geoff Mc Murchy, Catherine Frazee, and Leslie Roman exchanged ideas across our locations – separated geographically but shared politically. We created a hybrid common space—one of commitment, imagination and perseverance that thrives best in the collective consciousness of social justice and movement-making..."
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