for the Next Decade of DSE
The National-Louis University, National College of Education, will host the 11th Annual Second City Disability Studies in Education Conference at our Chicago campus, 122 S Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60602, May 12-15, 2011.
For 11 years, this annual event has attracted researchers, professors, teachers, and other individuals who actively seek to change traditional theory and practice around disability within the fields of education and rehabilitation services. The DSE's legacy in honoring promising and significant research, as well as innovative practice within Disability Studies in Education continues with the inclusion of several highlighted conference features: The Senior Scholar Award, The Junior Scholar Award, invited keynote speakers, and other special events.
This year, the conference continues its custom of bringing together scholars, researchers, teachers, and agents of social change, all united through their interest in theorizing, politicizing, and reconceptualizing disability within the field of education. We are especially excited about this year's theme, Rethinking Accessibility for the Next Decade of DSE. For more information on the theme for this year's conference, please refer to the proposal section of this web-site.
We are honored to bring the conference back to its roots. Chicago, the second city, is the home of "big shoulders," a beautiful lakefront that can be seen from the conference meeting rooms, deep dish pizza and hotdogs, and our fabulous Art Institute. The "windy" city is in reference to our politicians, not the weather and, while May weather can be unpredictable, we are planning some events that will give you a taste and feel of our city. We look forward to seeing you.