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Aimi Hamraie wearing a brown sweater and glasses outside in front of a brick building

Imagine Otherwise: Aimi Hamraie on the Politics of Disability and Design

Disability studies and permaculture designer Aimi Hamraie on the politics of universal design, accessibility, and disability justice activism.

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Sami Schalk wearing a purple shirt and glasses against a white brick wall

Imagine Otherwise: Sami Schalk on Black Women’s Speculative Fiction

Critical disability studies scholar Sami Schalk on how Black women's speculative fiction is reimagining what (dis)ability, gender, and embodiment mean.

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Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis wearing a black suit and black tie, and Mimi Khúc wearing a purple shirt

Imagine Otherwise: Mimi Khúc and Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis on Asian American Mental Health Activism

Asian American studies scholars Mimi Khúc and Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis on Asian American mental health activism and how academia can better address parenting, mental health, and wellness.

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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha wearing purple lipstick, a black shirt, and gold earrrings

Imagine Otherwise: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on Disability Justice

Poet and activist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on the past successes and current challenges of the disability justice movement and its intersections with queer, feminist, and anticolonial politics.

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Tala Khanmalek wearing a purple blazer and gold earrings

Imagine Otherwise: Tala Khanmalek on Femme of Color Healing Justice

Feminist scholar Tala Khanmalek on how academics can incorporate femme-of-color- healing justice and disability justice into academic workflows.

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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha wearing purple lipstick, a black shirt, and gold earrrings

Imagine Otherwise: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on Radical Memoir

Poet and activist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha on her memoir Dirty River and how queer brown and disabled femmes write themselves into history.

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Elizabeth Ellcessor wearing a navy shirt and clear glasses, in front of a stone wall

Imagine Otherwise: Elizabeth Ellcessor on Disability Media Accessibility

Disability studies media scholar Elizabeth Ellcessor on why media accessibility is a social justice issue and how disability activists have harnessed media technology in unexpected ways.

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Lauren Rile Smith wearing an orange scarf and glasses

Imagine Otherwise: Lauren Rile Smith on Feminist Circus Art

Dancer and poet Lauren Rile Smith on directing the feminist and queer circus arts troupe Tangle Movement Arts and how disability shapes her relationship to dancing bodies.

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