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Lunchtime Conversations on Equity and Inclusion

February 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Lunchtime Conversation with Dot Nary and the Evolution of Language: views from the disability community.

Dot Nary, Assistant Research Professor from the Research and Training Center on Independent Living will lead a panel on the growing debate between the use of People First Language and the growing use of Identity First Language. She will be joined by Stephanie West-Potter of the Disability Rights Center of Kansas, the two will discuss how we should use respectful language for people with disabilities and what that means. The panel will take place in Dole 1052, the LSI Conference Room from 1:30-2:30 on February 11th. We hope you can join us for this lunchtime conversation!

Please come and participate in this open dialogue on issues involving equity and inclusion. Please feel free to bring your own lunch.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require an accommodation in order to participate, please contact the ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessibility, 1456 West Campus Road, Room 103 Carruth O’Leary, phone 785-864-4945, Fax: 786-864-5790, accommodations@ku.edu five days prior.


February 11
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Dole Human Development Center
1000 Sunnyside Ave
Lawrence, KS 66045 United States
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