Brown Bag: Histories of Disability in the Arab World
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The first of the 2019 Brown Bag Series on “Disability in the Arab World” organized by Jinseul Jun and co-sponsored by the Disability Studies Program, the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, GU Global Health Initiative, and the GU Center for Child and Human Development.
The 2019 Brown Bag Lunch Series on “Disability and the Arab World” aims to explore disability as an issue of social justice and human diversity in the context of the Arab world. Join us for our first discussion with Dr. Sara Scalenghe, Associate Professor of History at Loyola University Maryland and historian of the social and cultural history of the early modern and modern Middle East. Dr. Scalenghe will discuss her research on disability and Islam, and specifically within the Ottoman Empire. She will also discuss the relevance and significance of Disability Studies within Middle East and Islamic Studies.
Featuring Dr. Sara Scalenghe, an associate professor of History at Loyola University Maryland. She is a historian of the social and cultural history of the early modern and modern Middle East, with a focus on the Arab world.
The event will be held in McGhee Library (ICC 301.) Bring a lunch and join the discussion! Light snacks and desserts will be served.
This event will include ASL interpretation. Wheelchair Accessible. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To be respectful of those with allergies and environmental sensitivities, we ask that you please refrain from wearing strong fragrances. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Jinseul Jun at firstname.lastname@example.org.