Disability and mad studies subjects of conversation

Jijian Voronka will lead a conversation about disabilities studies, mad studies and mad pride during her free public lecture “The Making of Bipolar Britney,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, at Windsor Pride.

A doctoral student in the Department of Sociology and Equity Studies at the University of Toronto, she teaches “A History of Madness” at Ryerson University’s School of Disability Studies and works as a consumer research consultant for the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

Windsor Pride is located at 422 Pelissier Street.

Voronka will also deliver the keynote address  at the High School Social Justice Forum, “Crime and Punishment,” on Tuesday, February 21.