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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Disability Law Symposium - Mar. 22-23, 2012 At BerkeleyLaw

PLEASE REGISTER (it's free) BY MARCH 8.....

Re-branding Disability Law: The Intersection of Disability, Gender, Race and Class ( <> )

The format will be a Thursday late afternoon keynote address and panel discussion, beginning at 4 pm, followed by plenary panels all day Friday, with a lunchtime keynote.


Sam Bagenstos : “Olmstead, Class, and Race”

Carrie Griffin Basas: “HIV Stigma/Sex(uality) Stigma”

Other speakers include: Claudia Center, Zanita Fenton, Bill Lann Lee, Dale Margolin, Jennifer Mathis, Arlene Mayerson, Kelly McAnnany, JoNel Newman, José Padilla, Shawna Parks, Paula Pearlman, Elizabeth Pendo, Anita Silvers, Michael Waterstone and Mark Weber.

Sponsors include: Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice, Boalt Disability Law Society, Center for the Study of Law and Society, Disability Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies Department, Arts and Humanities Division, Social Sciences Division, Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice, Human Rights Interdisciplinary Program, Legal Studies Program and DREDF (Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund).

The symposium will be preceded by informal workshops open to the public, on Thursday afternoon, with presentations by “junior” scholars and lawyers. There will be receptions Thursday (Boalt

Hall) and Friday (Ed Roberts Campus) following the program.

More information at <>


L. Scott Lissner, Ohio State University ADA Coordinator, Office Of Diversity And Inclusion
 Associate, John Glenn School of Public Affairs
 Lecturer, Knowlton School of Architecture, Moritz College of Law & Disability Studies

 President Elect, Association on Higher Education And Disability

 Chair, ADA-OHIO
 Appointed,  Ohio Governor's Council For People With Disabilities, State HAVA Committee &

 Columbus Advisory Council on Disability Issues

(614) 292-6207(v); (614) 688-8605(tty) (614) 688-3665(fax); Http:// <>

291 W. Lane Ave <> , Columbus, OH 43210-1266


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