Disability and Identity in History, Literature, and Media


Detroit, MI



July 27 - July 31, 2020 Length: 1 Week


Summer Program

Summer Program Type

Summer Program Audience




28 participants will 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 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

Michael Berubé, Robert McRuer

Grantee Institution

Wayne State University