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Visiting Speakers – Feb 14-15, 2012

Presented By: Athletics Canada

From Pistorius to Para-Olympism: Contentious Paralympic Issues Panelists listed below Feb 14, 12:30 to 2 pm, PE E-120

Living Archives What Can One Do With Ableism? Lecture: Dr. Gregor Wolbring on Eugenics in 15, 3 to 4:30 pm, ETLC ELO18 Western Canada Feb Followed by social at Leva Cafe funded by CURA/ SSHRC The Trudeau Foundation

Albeism, Obsolescence & Body Technology Seminar with Dr. Gregor Wolbring Feb 15, 11am, Tory 14-28 (rsvp

*Rooms are wheelchair accessible. Please contact regarding any other accessibility requests

Disability, Sport & Ableism Visiting Speakers – Feb 14-15, 2012

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Presented By: Body, Movement, Culture research Group The Canadian Athletics Coaching Centre Coaching Research Group

Featured Panelists & Speakers: David Greig MHK, ChPC is a National Talent Development Coach for Para-Athletics, Athletics Canada. Dr. P. David Howe is a former Paralympian, a coach, a journalist and a sport anthropologist who studies social theories of embodiment.

Jean Laroche, ChPC is the Lead Coach for ParaAthletics at the Sherbrooke (QC) High Performance Centre. Danielle Peers, M.A. (U of A) is a former Paralympian, a coach, a Ph.D student and a Trudeau Scholar who studies disability, sport & human rights. Dr. Gregor Wolbring (U of C) is an Assistant Professor in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, who studies ethics and governance of science and technology with a focus on issues faced by disabled people.

Eighth Annual Roundtable


Disability, Sport and Able-ism  

Two day conference, held at the University of Alberta speaking to issues of disability, sport and able-ism.

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