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Courses - Fall 2017
ENGL
English Department Site
ENGL296
Reading and Writing Disability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Rhetoric-based course that locates and analyzes disability in various settings, modes, and texts. Investigates material and cultural effects of the language, stories, and myths of disability. Exploration of the many definitions and frameworks of disability. Disability as dynamic lived experiences, as a political identities, as a rich culture, as socially constructed barriers, and as an oppressed minority group. Social, medical, political, cultural, and personal definitions of disability; how disability is portrayed, controlled, stereotyped, and celebrated.