Mon Jan 17

Arrival of Willard Suitcase Exhibit at University of Washington, Odegaard Library, 2nd Floor

Tues Jan 25, 5:30-7:30p.m, Odegaard 220

Film: The Lynchburg Story: Eugenic Sterilization in America, with refreshments

Thurs Jan 27,2:30-4:30p.m., Parrington 309

Eli Clare, Resisting Shame, Making Our Bodies Home

Thurs Jan 27, 6:00-8:00p.m., Odegaard 220

Opening Reception for the Willard Suitcases Exhibit, light refreshments and brief remarks by the sponsors, including Judith Howard, UW Divisional Dean of Social Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences

Fri Jan 28, 6:00-8:00p.m., Odegaard 220

Eli Clare, Yearning Towards Carrie Buck

Tues Feb 1, 5:30-7:30p.m., Odegaard 220

Film: If I Can’t Do It

Thurs Feb 3, 6:00-8:00p.m., Odegaard 220

Darby Penney, The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic

Tues Feb 8, 5:30-7:30p.m., Odegaard 220

Film: Hurry Tomorrow, discussant Geoff Reaume

Tues Feb 8, 3:30-4:20p.m., Meany Hall, Studio 267

Collaborative Performance Response to the Willard Exhibit, by Jurg Koch and Dance 366 students

Thurs Feb 10, 6:00-8:00p.m., Odegaard 220

Geoffrey Reaume, Memorializing Mad People’s History: Preserving our Past through Archives and Activism

Mon Feb 14, 4:30-6:30p.m., Odegaard 220

Philip Ferguson, The Doubting Dance: Contributions to a History of Parent/Professional Interactions in Early 20th Century America

Tues Feb 15, 5:30-7:30p.m., Odegaard 220

Film: In Our Care, with discussant Phil Ferguson

Wed Feb 16, 5:30-7:00p.m., Odegaard 220

Jennifer Stuber, Transforming the American Conversation about Mental Health (registration required, go to

Thurs Feb 17, 6:00-8:00p.m., Odegaard 220

What’s So Today Panel and Discussion. Speakers from DSHS/DDD, Snohomish County Human Services, Arc of Washington, Northwest Special Families.

Tues Feb 22, 5:30-7:30p.m., Odegaard 220

Film: Unforgotten: 25 Years After Willowbrook

Thurs Feb 24, 6:00-8:00p.m., Odegaard 220

What’s So Today for Individuals, Personal Stories Presentation and Discussion.

Mon Feb 28, 12:00-1:00p.m., Smith 203E (brownbag talk)

Jeffrey Brune, What Every Historian Should Know about Disability History (and What They Lose by Ignoring the Field)

Tues Mar 1, 6:00-7:30p.m., Odegaard 220

Jeffrey Brune, Blind Like Me: John Howard Griffin, Disability, and the Fluidity of Identity in Modern America

Thurs Mar 3, 6:00-8:00p.m., Odegaard 220

What’s So Today in Community, Personal Stories Presentation and Discussion. Film A Letter from My Father: The John Calhoun Story.

Mon Mar 7, 6:00-7:30p.m., Odegaard 220

Licia Carlson, Gender, Disability, and the Dynamics of Institutionalization

Mar 7-18, Odegaard Library

Global Perspectives on Institutionalization, poster presentations by LSJ/CHID/DIS ST 434 Civil and Human Rights for Disabled People students

Thurs Mar 10, 6:00-8:00p.m., Odegaard 220

Turning the Corner to the Future, Panel Presentation. Speakers from Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council, Disability Rights Washington, Self Advocates in Leadership.

Tues Mar 15, 6:00-7:30p.m., Odegaard 220

Joanne Woiak, Voices from the Washington Archives: Eugenics and Forced Sterilization in State Institutions

(NEW DATE) Wed Mar 16, 6:00-8:00p.m, Odegaard 220

What’s The Future Hold – World Café.


One Response to “Schedule”

  1. 1 Shelia Marie Sims

    I would like to know if this exhibit still travels. I am President of the Mental Health America of Greater Kanawha Valley in Charleston, WV.

    I would like invormation on how to sponsor the exhibits if it still travels.


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