The Winona State University Inclusion and Diversity office will host guest speaker Philip Ferguson, Ph.D., for the presentation “Getting Access: Expanding Notions of Accessibility to All Dimensions of Campus Life” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the East Hall of Kryzsko Commons.
The presentation will explore multiple dimensions of accessibility and how all contribute to the overall wellness of individuals and society.
Ferguson is a professor in the College of Educational Studies at Chapman University in California. He is author of the book “Abandoned to Their Fate: Social Policy and Practice Toward Severely Disabled People, 1820-1920,” and the review “Mapping the Family: Disability Studies and the Exploration of the Parental Response to Disability.” He is a past president of the Society for Disability Studies, and his current research focuses on the history of special education in the early 20th century.
The event is free and open to the public, and is co-sponsored by WSU Rochester, WSU Winona, WSU College of Education, Southeast Technical College, and Anoka Ramsey Community College.
For more information, contact Alex Hines at 507-457-5595, email: AHines@winona.edu.