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DISABILITY EQUALITY

A panel discussion on the Equality


Act 2010 with leading equality
barrister Catherine Casserley
and activist Doug Paulley.
Tuesday 22 November / 11pm 12pm
Moot Court Room, Liberty Building,
School of Law
Free Event

HISTORY: DISABILITY ACTIVISM &


THE SOCIAL MODEL OF DISABILITY
Pioneering disability activist and Professor
Emeritus Colin Barnes discusses the history
of the disability activism since the 1940s
and development of the social model
of disability.
Tuesday 22 November / 7pm
Room 1.33, Maurice Keyworth
Building, Business School
Free Event

SISTERS OF FRIDA - PUBLIC


SPACE & DISABLED WOMEN
A discussion and workshop about the
experiences of disabled women hosted
by Sisters of Frida, a collective of disabled
women. This event is for self-identified
disabled women.
Wednesday 23 November / 2pm - 4pm
Room 1.15, Level 1, Baines Wing South East
Free Event

GIAG: BOXING
Learn how to box with LUU Boxing Society.
An accessible boxing session with a coach
who is trained in teaching wheelchair users.
Wednesday 23 November / 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Sports Hall 2, The Edge
Free Event, please contact Boxing Society
for further information (cl14ran@leeds.ac.uk)

FILM SCREENING:
HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE
A showing of the critically acclaimed
documentary about the battle for equality
by HIV/AIDs activists during the early 1980s.
Hosted by the Disability Action Society.
Thursday 01 December / 8.00 pm
Room 6, LUU
Free Event

BAN THE PRESCRIPTION CHARGE


WITH SHELLEY ASQUITH NUS
Join NUS VP Welfare Shelley Asquith
to look at how prescription charges
disproportionally affects people with
disabilities and those with long term
health conditions. Also come and
learn why prescriptions should be
free for all students.
Friday 02 December / 5:30pm
Room 2, LUU
Free Event

DISABLED BY THEIR AUTHORS:


DEPICTIONS OF DISABLED
CHARACTERS IN POPULAR
LITERATURE
A discussion and presentation on
the representation of disabled
characters in literature and film.
Hosted by Peadar ODea.
Friday 02 December / 7pm
Room 2, LUU
Free Event

AM I DISABLED?: MENTAL HEALTH


& DISABILITY WORKSHOP
Is mental illness is a disability? Can it
be empowering to call yourself disabled?
Come along to discuss these questions
and share your own experiences.
Monday 05 December / 3pm - 4pm
Room 5, LUU
Free Event

FRANCESCA MARTINEZ:
WHAT THE **** IS NORMAL?!
Comedian Francesca Martinez
(francescamartinez.com) joins us for a
discussion and Q&A around her new book
What the **** is normal?! hosted by Poet
Matt Abbott (mattabbottpoet.com) the
evening promises to be a hilarious insight
into the life of this wobbly comedian.
Books available to sign.

Monday 28 November
Doors 7.15pm / 8pm start
Pyramid, Pay as you feel event. Please arrive early

MIND THE GAP: ANNA


Nationally renowned Theatre Company
Mind the Gap are hosting a theatre
workshop exploring the deep and complex
challenges faced by learning disabled
women when they become pregnant.
(mind-the-gap.org.uk/productions/anna).

Tuesday 29 November
Workshop times: 10.15pm 12.15pm,
1.15pm 3.15pm, 4.15pm 6.15pm
Function, LUU
3 per workshop.
Book: luu.org.uk
Co-sponsored by the Centre for Disability Studies (CDS)

GIAG: BOXING
Learn how to box with LUU Boxing Society.
An accessible boxing session with a coach
who is trained in teaching wheelchair users.
Friday 30 November / 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Sports Hall 2, The Edge
Free Event, please contact Boxing Society
for further information (cl14ran@leeds.ac.uk)

DISABILITY HISTORY AND


THE HISTORY OF LANGUAGE
Richard Reiser, the founder of Disability
History Month, gives a talk on the origins
of Disability History Month and the language
of disability, and the development of the
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons
with Disabilities.
Monday 05 December / 6pm 7:30pm
Room G.02, Maurice Keyworth Building,
Business School
Co-sponsored by the Centre for Disability Studies (CDS)
Free Event

FILM SCREENING: THE REAL


HELEN KELLER
A screening of the documentary-biography
with examines Helen Keller and her role as
a disability activist.
Tuesday 06 December / 8pm 9.30pm
Pyramid caf, LUU
Free Event

GIAG: BOXING
Learn how to box with LUU Boxing Society.
An accessible boxing session with a coach
who is trained in teaching wheelchair users.
Wednesday 07 December / 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Sports Hall 2, The Edge
Free Event, please contact Boxing Society
for further information (cl14ran@leeds.ac.uk).