The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities at Rutgers University-Camden invites you to join History, Memory, and Disability Rights: Creating Inclusive Public Humanities Programs, a one-day public humanities conference on Saturday, November 19, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

This program is co-sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, Rutgers University-Camden; the New Jersey Council for the Humanities; Millersville University; The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers University; The University of Delaware, Center for Disability Studies; Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance, Pennsylvania TASH; Pennsylvania History Coalition Honoring People with Disabilities; The Arc of Pennsylvania; and the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium.

Registration is $20 and includes lunch. We are able to offer 10 “scholarships” that waive the registration fee to people with intellectual, developmental, or other disabilities; self-advocates are encouraged to apply. Funding is available for the first 10 individuals who apply. Please send name, address, and email address to Tamara Gaskell, at, by October 31.


Click here to register and to view the schedule.