Jackson Family Center for Ethics and Values
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AS AN EXPRESSION OF DISABILITY PRIDE – OR, HOW MY BRIGHT GREEN WHEELCHAIR IS AN ANTI-ABLEIST COUNTERSTORY
Guest speaker Joseph Stramondo, associate professor of philosophy and director of the Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs at San Diego State University, gives a lecture on the philosophy of technology in regard to disabled people. His talk invites the audience to consider how technology can play a role in resisting ableism in public life. Discussion will include assistive technology’s narrative potential to challenge pervasive ableist attitudes and beliefs.
Thursday, Oct. 26, 4:30 p.m.
Johnson Auditorium, WALL 116
Admission: Free and open to the public