Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FWIS 172 - DISABILITY MATTERS

Long Title: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON DISABILITY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: With the help of critical disability studies and anthropology of disability scholarship, this course unpacks dominant cultural assumptions about disability. We approach disability as an embodied experience, conditioned by political, sociocultural and economic forces. Finally, we examine the ways in which disability is experienced and viewed as valuable and desirable.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/