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April 2022

Navigating Disability in 19th-Century America

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 6, 2022 at 5:00 pm

William Clements Library, 909 S. UNIVERSITY AVE
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States
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Navigating Disability in 19th-Century America

The four display cases in this exhibit were curated by members of a combined undergraduate and graduate course on disability history and literature at the University of Michigan to convey what it was like to be disabled in the United States before the modern category of “disability” existed. Together, the artifacts gathered from the Clements Library collections provide a glimpse of the cruelties, triumphs, and intimate acts of care that shaped the lives of people with disabilities in the past.…

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May 2022

Navigating Disability in 19th-Century America

May 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 6, 2022 at 5:00 pm

William Clements Library, 909 S. UNIVERSITY AVE
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1234 United States
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Navigating Disability in 19th-Century America

The four display cases in this exhibit were curated by members of a combined undergraduate and graduate course on disability history and literature at the University of Michigan to convey what it was like to be disabled in the United States before the modern category of “disability” existed. Together, the artifacts gathered from the Clements Library collections provide a glimpse of the cruelties, triumphs, and intimate acts of care that shaped the lives of people with disabilities in the past.…

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