A full audience listens to Alison Kafer speak at a lecture about reproductive ableism in the Lory Student Center April 18. Photo by Cait Mckinzie | The Rocky Mountain Collegian
A full audience listens to Alison Kafer speak at a lecture about reproductive ableism in the Lory Student Center April 18. Photo by Cait Mckinzie | The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Feminist scholar visits CSU to discuss disability, reproductive justice

Currently, Kafer is based in Texas, and she provided insight and examples on the current issues relating to reproductive justice faced by people with disabilities in Texas.


Disability justice and reproductive justice may seem like separate issues, but they are greatly entwined with one another as illustrated by feminist scholar and author Alison Kafer. Kafer visited Colorado State University Thursday, April 18, to give a talk titled “On Reproductive Ableism: Disability and Reproductive Justice.”

The event was organized by the department of ethnic studies with help from Assistant Professor Jenne Schmidt and Department Chair Sushmita Chatterjee. Read more…


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