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Feb. 22, 2022
MILWAUKEE — Marquette University will host the Disability at the Intersection of History, Culture, Religion, Gender, and Health Conference in a hybrid format March 3-4 at Raynor Memorial Libraries, 1355 W. Wisconsin Ave., and via Microsoft Teams.
Thursday, March 3 | 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
In-person sessions at Raynor Memorial Libraries; all sessions also available via Microsoft Teams. In addition to the keynotes, there will be panel discussions broken up over four sessions.
Friday, March 4 | 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
All-virtual slate of events hosted on Microsoft Teams. There will be five sessions with two panels in each session throughout the day.
A complete lineup of sessions, topics and speakers is available upon request.
Registration is open and available online.
This conference seeks to generate inclusive dialogues and interdisciplinary interactions between academia, community organizers, social and legal activists, health care service/providers, and religious leaders. The goal is to encourage open discussion and better understanding and to breakdown stigma associated with disabilities. Panel discussions, keynotes and sessions will serve as platforms to foster collaboration between various groups engaged in understanding and improving disability conditions.
Media interested in attending a session should contact Kevin Conway in the Office of Marketing and Communication at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Disability at the Intersection of History, Culture, Religion, Gender, and Health Conference brings together an interdisciplinary group of campus and community partners. Marquette co-sponsors include the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; the Department of History; the Race, Ethnic and Indigenous Studies program; Marquette University Libraries; Center for the Advancement of the Humanities; Office of Research and Sponsored Programs; and the Marquette Forum. Community co-sponsors are the Arab and Muslim Women’s Research and Resource Institute; the Islamic Society of Milwaukee; and the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition.
Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or email@example.com.