“There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives” (Audre Lorde, 1984, 138).
Staff and students have multiple identities and therefore will face multiple levels of challenges and exclusion in the university. This raises questions for staff and students who identify as disabled and racialised.
In this session Dr Amita Bhakta will discuss their paper “Which door should I go through?” (In)visible intersections of race and disability in the academy’ . This will be followed with a discussion on how the intersections of race and disability are experienced in the classroom and consider how we as educators can better interrogate our practice and understanding of intersectionality facilitated by Dr Amita Bhakta and Dr Akile Ahmet.
Wednesday 18 January (2-3.30pm), sign up here.