Announcements

Award Announcement: Engage Program

Arseli Dokumaci and Emery Vanderburgh have been awarded their second year of funding for the “Action Phase” of their project “Dismantling societal stigma around disability: How can plant mutations allow us to reimagine disability as a valuable form of biodiversity?" through the Programme Engagement from the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ).

Publication: Advisory Committee on Accessibility and Systemic Ableism

The SSHRC Advisory Committee on Accessibility and Systemic Ableism of which AIM member, Dresda Emma Méndez de la Brena is also a member, has published their report "Analysis of barriers and recommendations developed in consultation with the Advisory Committee on Accessibility and Systemic Ableism (ACASA)."

Award Announcement: Alison Piepmeier Prize

Congratulations to AIM Lab Director, Arseli Dokumaci, Winner of the 2023 Alison Piepmeier Prize, presented by the National Women’s Studies Association.

Event Announcement: Shrinkage and Activist Affordances

Hosted by New York University's Center for Disability Studies, AIM Lab director, Arseli Dokumaci, will be in conversation with Michele Friedner for the event "Shrinkage and Activist Affordances".

Award Announcement: World Press Photo

AIM Resident, Zied Ben Romdhane was announced the winner of the World Press Photo 2024 Photo Contest, Africa, Long-Term Projects, for his photo The Escape.

SPOTLIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT: FEATURED IN THE GLOBE AND MAIL

AIM Lab Member, Nicholas Goberdhan, has been interviewed and featured in "The Globe and Mail" for an article on Young Carers in Canada.

AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT: Programme Engagement from the Fonds de recherche du Québec

AIM Lab director Arseli Dokumaci and Lab Member Emery Vanderburgh have been awarded a citizen-science project grant through the Programme Engagement from the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) for their project: “Dismantling societal stigma around disability: How can plant mutations allow us to reimagine disability as a valuable form of biodiversity?” “Dismantling societal stigma […]

AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT: CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS RESEARCH AND CREATION GRANTS

AIM Lab member, Emery Vanderburgh, has been awarded two Canada Council for the Arts Research and Creation Grants!

SPOTLIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT: FEATURED IN @CANADIANLIT

AIM Lab Member, Amy Mazowita, has been featured in "Canadian Literature" for her article on comics, social media, and mental health!

AIM Member Prakash Moderates Film Discussion

Prakash will be moderating the post-screening Q&A of I DIDN’T SEE YOU THERE! with the director on Monday, Mar. 13th at 7pm.

Article announcement

AIM Lab director Arseli Dokumaci published an article in Film Quarterly, as part of its "Dossier: The New Disability Media"(Edited by Faye Ginsburg, B. Ruby Rich, and Lawrence Carter-Long)

AIM member Dresda Mendez receives an award

AIM Lab steering committee member Dresda Mendez has recently been awarded for her outstanding doctoral dissertation in the Vice-Rectorate for Equality, Inclusion and Sustainability at the University of Granada!

Book Announcement

AIM Lab director Arseli Dokumaci's book "Activist Affordances: How disabled people improve more habitable worlds" is coming out with Duke University Press in April 2023.

AIM member Dresda Mendez will be conducting a workshop in Mexico

Dresda Mendez will be conducting a community workshop in Mexico titled: “This world called my back: Tracing stories of pain, narrating their resistance"