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Sara Hendren: Prosthetic Futures: Adaptive Technology for the Worlds We Want

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Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 7 pm– 8:30 pm

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The Institute for Policy, Ethics, and Culture, partnered with the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, the Michigan Tech Vice President’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion, the Portage Lake District Library, and the Michigan Humanities Council is presenting "Lives in Transition," a virtual speaker series in February and March. Sara Hendren will speak  on Tuesday, March 15, at 7:00 pm via Zoom Webinar.

Sara Hendren is an artist, design researcher, and writer who teaches design for disability at Olin College of Engineering. Her work has been exhibited widely and is held in the permanent collections of MoMA and the Cooper Hewitt design museum; her writing and design work have been featured in The New York Times and Fast Company and on NPR. Hendren has been a fellow at New America and the Carey Institute for Global Good. Her book What Can a Body Do? was named a Best Book of the Year by NPR and LitHub.

Hendren's presentation "Prosthetic Futures: Adaptive Technology for the Worlds We Want" will focus on how disability driven design can transform lives.

Kelly Steelman, Chair of the Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences, will host a discussion and Q&A following Hendren's presentation.

Learn more about Sara Hendren here: Sara Hendren

Learn more about the Lives in Transition virtual speaker series here: IPEC Website

Register for the webinar here: Zoom Webinar

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