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Tala Khanmalek wearing a purple blazer and gold earrings
January 25, 2017

Imagine Otherwise: Tala Khanmalek on Femme of Color Healing Justice

Tala Khanmalek shares how academics can incorporate healing justice and disability justice into academic workflows, how a holistic approach to graduate school enabled Tala to create social justice projects, and what a healing justice and disability justice-based world would look like.

Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis wearing a black suit and black tie, and Mimi Khúc wearing a purple shirt
December 14, 2016

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

What does wellness and unwellness look like in the context of Asian America? In the context of academia? Mimi Khúc and Lawrence-Minh Bùi Davis discuss Asian American mental health activism and how academia can better address parenting, mental health, and wellness.

Elizabeth Ellcessor wearing a navy shirt and clear glasses, in front of a stone wall
April 20, 2016

Imagine Otherwise: Elizabeth Ellcessor on Disability Media Accessibility

How can media producers address the varied ways people with diverse disabilities use media and technology? Elizabeth Ellcessor explains why media accessibility is a social justice issue, how disability activists have harnessed technology in unexpected ways, and how producers can create media for the widest range of audiences.

Lauren Rile Smith wearing an orange scarf and glasses
March 9, 2016

Imagine Otherwise: Lauren Rile Smith on Feminist Circus Art

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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