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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 peers@ualberta.ca)

*Rooms are wheelchair accessible. Please contact moyra@ualberta.ca 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. www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ssehs/staff/academic/david-howe.html

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. www.daniellepeers.com/Academics.html 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. http://www.crds.org/research/faculty/Gregor_Wolbring.shtml

Eighth Annual Roundtable

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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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