Disability and Identity in History, Literature, and Media





August 2-6, 2021 Length: 1 Week


Summer Program

Summer Program Type

Summer Program Audience




The Disability and Identity in History, Literature, and Media summer institute is for twenty-eight K-12 educators August 2-6, 2021. Participants explore disability and identity in history, literature, and media. Each day a new guest scholar joins the institute for a full day of active thought and conversation about disability and identity in the K-12 humanities curriculum. Elementary teachers, new teachers, and librarians are encouraged to apply. Outcomes include understanding disability and identity; analyzing disability and identity in K-12 humanities curriculum; translating knowledge and analysis into K-12 teaching; and building a national network of resources and K-12 colleagues exploring disability and identity in the humanities curriculum.

Project Director(s)

Susan Gabel

Lecturers and Visiting Faculty

Susan Gabel; Michael Berube; Kathleen Crawford-McKinney; Aja Reynolds; Beth Haller; Kim Nielsen; Robert McRuer

Grantee Institution

Wayne State University

Funded through the Division of Education Programs