PMR 580 - Topics in Disability Studies
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Chriptographies: Disability and Design
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR)
Department: MED Physical Medicine & Rehab Dept
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s).
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Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
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<P>Criptographies invites students from allied academic units to co-innovate mental health networks and mindful practices that locate design-research within complex forms of embodiment through disability, intersectionality, and neurodiversity perspectives. Criptographies develops design strategies and representational systems to explore spaces and virtual platforms that empower students in navigating Disability Studies, and mental health practices that promote well-being. The course seeks to de-stress the demands of cognitive labor, introduce you to creative practices and theories in Disability Studies, and to reposition mental health within wellness enhanced infrastructure.</P>

<P>Disability Studies discourse is populated with numerous conceptual models that frame disability as a form of cultural production. From technological innovation to public policy, Disability Studies are concerned with new types of embodiment from artistic, historical, literary, political, and scientific perspectives. Disability makes a scene; it punctuates normative frameworks - vividly. Disability and Design is a course that explores the communicative structures of disability as it motivates new design methodologies between objects and bodies, and the relational structuring of architecture, the city, and public life. Disability and Design utilizes the generative energies of design in a cooperative environment that seek to agitate academic ableism and the dominance of normative culture.</P>


PMR 580 - Topics in Disability Studies
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22

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