Academic Writing

A Digital Archive for Disability Studies

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These are lines that shocked me, made me squirm, made me think. I’ve organized them (and one image) here.

“We assume we know it when we see it.” (Price, pg. 92)

“It also accounts for the existence of so called ugly laws — municipal ordinances that bar people from public spaces on the grounds that their appearance is offensive and poses undue legal liabilities.” (Siebers, pg. 70)

“As a symbol of the deformed medicine man, I am a medium to other dimensions.” (Moore as cited in Kuppers pg. 63)

[image of three dancers, one in a wheelchair, and two others above her who appear to be floating, found in Kuppers 118]

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