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“It’s hard for a fish to know it’s in water.” Swimming in the ocean of #MeToo.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

by Paul Ang, Prevention Program Coordinator, The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education

*Please note, I’ve included hyperlinks to many articles or videos, to help give context and expand on what I’ve wrote here. Other people have written or spoken about these issues for years, in meaningful ways that should be honored and experienced in their own right. **Some of the links may contain content that could be triggering.


Upcoming events hosted by the Critical Disability Studies Collective and a related event sponsored by the Asian American Studies Program

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Oct. 26, 12:30pm -2:00pm Sustainable Design Strategies and the Future of Accessibility -- Johnna S. Keller

R-380, Learning & Environmental Sciences Building, St. Paul Campus

A Critical Disability Studies Collective brown-bag lunch lecture with Johnna S. Keller


IAS Screens: Hmong Memory at the Crossroads

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00pm, Best Buy Theater, 4th Floor, Northrop (84 Church St SE, Minneapolis), Free and open to the public/

Join the Institute for Advanced Study for a free screening of this 2015 documentary, made in part with the support of the Humanities Without Walls Consortium. This film will be shown in the Best Buy Theater, on the 4th Floor of Northrop.


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