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Join AER on January 12, 2021 for the opening session in our new series: "Question the Authorities!" Our first interview will be with Dr. Kim Nielsen. The author of The Radical Lives of Helen Keller and The Remarkable Life of Anne Sullivan Macy and Her Extraordinary Friendship with Helen Keller, Dr. Kim Nielsen teaches courses on disability history, eugenics, and disability rights at the University of Toledo. Nielsen also is author of the widely used A Disability History of the United States, co-editor of the award winning Oxford Handbook of Disability History, and author of additional books and numerous journal articles. In addition, she has received two Fulbright appointments, numerous scholarly prizes, and a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.
The discussion will be lead by Mark Richert, and will include questions on her work as well as questions from the audience.