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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

[UK] CCDS seminar reminder: Young DaDa by Claire Penketh

Young DaDa: Evaluating Participation in the Arts.

Dr Claire Penketh

Date: Wednesday 25th June 2014
Time: 2.15 – 3.45pm
Place: Eden 109, Liverpool Hope University, UK

This seminar will report on participatory evaluative research carried out by
members of Young DaDa and students from Liverpool Hope University. Young
Dada is a Liverpool based organization developed to encourage participation
in the arts by Deaf and disabled young people. The evaluation project was
designed to enable us all to learn about the practice of using participatory
methods and the ways in which the arts can enable participation. Here
‘voice’ takes many forms as evaluation methods evolved into drawing, song
and role-play.

Claire Penketh is Senior Lecturer, Head of Department, and a core member of
the Centre for Culture and Disability Studies at Liverpool Hope University.
She is author of A Clumsy Encounter: Dyspraxia and Drawing (Sense, 2011) and
has recently contributed to the CCDS book Changing Social Attitudes Toward
Disability: Perspectives from Historical, Cultural, and Educational Studies
(Routledge, 2014).

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This seminar is part of the CCDS series, The Voice of Disability.

The next seminar is 15th Jul, Crip Displacements: Voices of Disability,
Neoliberalism, and Resistance, Robert McRuer.

For further information please contact:

Dr. David Bolt
Director, Centre for Culture & Disability Studies

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