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Fall 2021 Art Education Speaker Series - B Dickens


Title of Talk: Intellectual Disability At the Intersections: Presuming, Supporting, and Reimagining Competence



B Dickens is a doctoral candidate in Special Education and Disability Studies at Syracuse University. They teach courses related to disability and theory, work to expand access to higher education for students with disabilities, and pursue reimagining who is seen as knowledgeable, how knowledge is created and recognized. B works on research teams that center the perspectives of disabled people and expand who is a researcher, how research is done, and how it is disseminated. B is an autistic self-advocate who works to bring together their neurodiverse ways of being, their education, and research training to critically analyze current educational systems and structures to supporting educators in both K-12 and higher education to think about pedagogy and practice in ways that center multiply marginalized students and support a more just and equitable educational system. 



About the Art Ed Speaker Series:

The Art Education Speaker Series highlights the voices of artists and educators that embody the mission of our department.  Their work brings together critical pedagogy, flourishing studio practice and social justice in ways as varied as their practices.  In its virtual format, the Art Education Speaker Series is open to all.  Please join us!


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When: Nov 18, 2021 05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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