Last fall, I took a class called Disability and Culture. In said class, students were required to develop and produce a creative project about disability-related conundrums. Disability conundrums are complex dilemmas. They have no right answer and the more you try and find one, the more fuzzy the situation becomes. Consider the act of staring. … Continue reading The Things They Don’t Want To See.
Examining Representations of Diabetes
I'm enrolled in a course this semester called "Disability and Culture." In this class we are looking at representations of disability in film, art, writing, etc. A major take-away from our first lecture was that representations of disability are inherently value-laden. This means that every single time a character or piece of art presents with a disability, there … Continue reading Examining Representations of Diabetes