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Students Visit Clark Art Museum in Williamstown, MA

Professor Gecker's Critical Disabilities Studies (SOWK 495) class took a trip to the Clark Art Institute, in Williamstown, to consider physical and psychological accessibility, and to view the CATA (Community Access to the Arts) annual exhibit "I Am a Part of Art".

Hostile Terrain poster

This academic year, MCLA students are interacting with and contributing to a Berkshire Cultural Resource Center exhibit that sheds light on U.S. border policy and the casualties to which it contributes.

Anna Jaysane-Darr and her children

Dr. Anna Jaysane-Darr will head back to Cape Town to conduct ethnographic fieldwork as she studies what’s being done by therapists, educators, and clinicians who work those who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. “I am interested in the ways in which societies conceptualize what is considered ‘normal,’ and how they understand and deal with neurodiversity.”