Cultural Rights public lecture series: Unity in Diversity
Monday 12th November, 2012, 6.00pm - 7.30pm.
At “The Light” Rights and Humanity’s venue at The Royal Liver Building, Pier
Head, Liverpool, L3 1HU, UK.
Culture and Disability: Theorising the Social Encounter
In this public lecture Dr David Bolt provides an introduction to the
interdisciplinary field of cultural disability studies. In doing so he
demonstrates the educational value of diversity and explores the impact of
culture on people who have impairments, the way in which the widely
represented myths of disability are rehearsed and reinforced in social
Dr Bolt is Director of the Centre for Culture & Disability Studies at
Liverpool Hope University. He is founding editor of the Journal of Literary
& Cultural Disability Studies (Liverpool University Press). He is co-editor
of The Madwoman and the Blindman: Jane Eyre, Discourse, Disability (Ohio
State University Press, 2012) and his monograph, The Metanarrative of
Blindness, is forthcoming in Corporealities: Discourses of Disability
(University of Michigan Press).
Admission Prices £8 per lecture in the series
Student Series Rate: £5 per lecture
Refreshments will be available on arrival.
Book the Series via firstname.lastname@example.org or direct on 0151 236 2426