Event Title

X-Men: Overcoming Adversity

Presenter Information

Craig This, Wright State University

Location

157 Student Union: Atlantis Room B

Start Date

6-11-2015 9:30 AM

End Date

6-11-2015 10:30 AM

Description

Marvel Comics X-Men not only overcome adversity and champion good, but also promote diversity and champion justice. As apt metaphors for persons with disabilities in society, the X-men advocated a social model of disability whereby society changes to assimilate the disabled person into society rather than “cure” the disability.


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Nov 6th, 9:30 AM Nov 6th, 10:30 AM

X-Men: Overcoming Adversity

157 Student Union: Atlantis Room B

Marvel Comics X-Men not only overcome adversity and champion good, but also promote diversity and champion justice. As apt metaphors for persons with disabilities in society, the X-men advocated a social model of disability whereby society changes to assimilate the disabled person into society rather than “cure” the disability.