Disability History Month 2020

 

This year we're collaborating with Students' Union's across the country to deliver a digital series of events and activities for the entire University community. Find out more at su-disabilityhm.co.uk. 

Wed 18th November - 19:00-21:00  Access: How far are we to come, how far are we to go? 

Join UK DHM 2020 for a discussion on access, with a series of fantastic speakers. Find out more and sign up using the link below.

BSL interpretation and live captioning available.

Sign up: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/invitation-to-on-line-launch-ukdhm-2020-tickets-128228084653?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch 

Thurs 19th November - 19:30-21:15 Netflix Party Film Screening: The Peanut Butter Falcon

A man with down's syndrome runs away from his care home to make his dreams come true. Zack Gottsagen shines in this heartwarming comedy-drama, which won two Audience Awards at the SXSW Film Festival.

Watch this film with other students through a virtual platform and share your thoughts using Netflix Party's chat function! Sign up below and we'll send you an email with a link to Netflix Party at 7:00pm.

Sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf6joAfokAw46vbOZBsq_thPN-xmt0YW5evJEIKUVbS-sUqoQ/viewform

Mon 23rd November - 17:00-18:00 Goldsmiths x Tripple Cripples

Join Goldsmiths SU and Tripple Cripples for a discussion highlighting the narratives of black and non-black women, femmes and non-binary people of colour living with disabilities.

Sign up:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNTo-WsdpBXn4t4KA7k7y0fJetqckd6bkTOWw3VAvw-rRtLQ/viewform

Thurs 26th November - 10:00-11:00 Disabled Students' Icebreaker

 Get to know other disabled students across the UK for an informal, friendly chat!

Sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNTo-WsdpBXn4t4KA7k7y0fJetqckd6bkTOWw3VAvw-rRtLQ/viewform

Wed 2nd December - 10:00-11:00 Disabled Students' Icebreaker

 Get to know other disabled students across the UK for an informal, friendly chat!

Sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNTo-WsdpBXn4t4KA7k7y0fJetqckd6bkTOWw3VAvw-rRtLQ/viewform

Thurs 3rd Dec, time TBC Disabled Representation in the Arts

 A discussion about disabled representation in the arts. 

Sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNTo-WsdpBXn4t4KA7k7y0fJetqckd6bkTOWw3VAvw-rRtLQ/viewform

Friday 4th Dec, 18:00-19:00 Navigating Careers with a Disability

Learn from the experiences of practitioners navigating the workplace with a disability, how to advocate for yourself, and the types of programmes and opportunities that exist to help you prepare for the working world.

Sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNTo-WsdpBXn4t4KA7k7y0fJetqckd6bkTOWw3VAvw-rRtLQ/viewform 

Mon 7th Dec, time TBC  Make your society accessible

Want to make your society more accessible to disabled students? This workshop is for all societies and clubs who want to better engage and support students with disabilities.

Sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNTo-WsdpBXn4t4KA7k7y0fJetqckd6bkTOWw3VAvw-rRtLQ/viewform 

Wed 10th Dec, 10:00-11:00 Disabled Students' Icebreaker

Get to know other disabled students for an informal friendly chat! 

Sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNTo-WsdpBXn4t4KA7k7y0fJetqckd6bkTOWw3VAvw-rRtLQ/viewform

Tues 15th Dec, 15:00-16:00 Sex and Access 

Join us for this workshop with Sexpression: UK, an independent UK charity with the goal of empowering young people to make decisions about relationships and sex. They'll be discussing the wide-ranging means through which disabled people experience sexual life and intimate relationship with others. Learn more about the strategies that disabled people can employ in order to manage and negotiate their sexual and intimate lives.

Sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNTo-WsdpBXn4t4KA7k7y0fJetqckd6bkTOWw3VAvw-rRtLQ/viewform