‘Media & Disability: Future Issues and Research Agenda’
workshop & book launch featuring Professor Beth Haller (Towson University, USA)
author of Representing Disability in an Abeist World. Co-convened by Professor Gerard Goggin (Sydney) and Dr Katie Ellis (Murdoch)
About the workshop: This workshop will provide a first-hand opportunity to hear about and engage with an the work of an international leader in media and disability research and practice, Professor Beth Haller.
Professor Haller’s presentation on her work will be followed by a panel discussing future issues and research agenda regarding media and disability. The panel will include: Professor Stephen Tanner (U. of Wollongong): Daphneé Cook (People with Disability Australia); Dr Anna Hickey-Moody (U. of Sydney); and Wayne Hawkins (Australian Communication Consumers Action Network).
The workshop will be followed at 5pm by the Australian launch of Professor Haller’s Representing Disability in an Ableist World
About the presenter: Professor Beth Haller is a pioneer in research on disability and media. She is Professor of Journalism and New Media, Department of Mass Communication and Communication Studies, Towson University. For more information consult: http://pages.towson.edu/bhalle/
RSVP are essential for this workshop — please email Gerard Goggin
The Media & Disability workshop is presented by the Department of Media and Communications, School of Letters, Arts and Media, University of Sydney, http://sydney.edu.au/arts/media_communications/