Course Description for (CD) Topics in Disability Studies
(CD) Topics in Disability Studies
The course will focus on the nature, meaning, and consequences of what it is to be defined as disabled and explore the historical and cultural dynamics of disability. It will primarily address the stereotypes associated with and the experiential aspects of disability as these are deployed in literature, film, television, the arts, and other cultural media. It will address disability rights, legal issues, and public policy as secondary issues. Course may be repeated for a total of 6 credits with different topics.