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DST 525

Disability, Representation/s and Culture

This course critically examines representations of embodied difference in mainstream and other media. With particular attention to disability, it queries images from the news, on television, film and the web as they are embedded in the systems of ableist power, privilege and marginalization. To study these images is to reveal their ideological underpinnings, and their intrinsic connection to other categories of identity including class, race, gender, and sexual orientation.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

DST 501 or INT 902 or SWP 921

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages

*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.

Disability Studies

  • DST 300
    Whose Lives Matter?
  • DST 500
    A History of Madness
  • DST 501
    Rethinking Disability
  • DST 502
    Disability and the State
  • DST 503
    Current Topics in Disability I
  • DST 504
    Mad People's History
  • DST 506
    Principles and Practices of Accessibility
  • DST 507
    Disability, Justice and Good Human Life
  • DST 508
    Cripping the Arts in Canada
  • DST 509
    Crip Culture in Canada
  • DST 525
    Disability, Representation/s and Culture
  • DST 603
    Disability and The Law
  • DST 604
    Current Topics in Disability II
  • DST 605
    Disability, Desire and Sexuality
  • DST 613
    Strategies for Community Building
  • DST 614
    Community, Access and Technology
  • DST 725
    The Politics and Practice of Interventions
  • DST 727
    Leadership Practices for Changing Times
  • DST 80A/B
    Practicum in Disability Studies
  • DST 88A/B
    Research Methods
  • DST 99A/B
    Applied Community Project/Thesis