Event Description

Friday 28 January 2022

6pm - 8pm

Zoom


Overview

Join Roar News on 28 January to hear from four speakers on disability in media. The lecture will run from 6pm to 8pm on Zoom, and there will be BSL interpreters present. Read more about the speakers here:

Jamie Hale
Jamie Hale is an award-winning theatre maker, poet, (screen)writer, and founder and Artistic Director at CRIPtic Arts. Their work focuses on crip- and queer- realities, and the agency and urgency of living as a disabled person in the world. 

Lucy Webster
Lucy is a freelance journalist and disability advocate. She writes for outlets such as the Guardian, Times Red Box and Tortoise, and is working on her first book, a memoir of disabled womanhood. She was previously a political journalist for BBC News.

Lydia Wilkins
Lydia Wilkins is a freelance journalist and copywriter, covering disability and social justice issues. Her work has appeared in places such as The Independent, The Metro, Refinery 29 and Insider. Her debut book, The Autism Friendly Cookbook, is out later this year.

Rachel Charlton-Dailey
Rachel Charlton-Dailey is an award-winning freelance journalist whose work has appeared in publications such as Healthline, HuffPost and The Guardian. They currently write about disability and health for Verywell Health. Rachel is the Editor-in-Chief of The Unwritten, which she founded after noticing a lack of disabled stories that didn't just focus on inspiration or trauma. 

Join the meeting here

Meeting ID: 872 7520 8369

Passcode: 860542

 

 

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