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Tuesday, June 8 • 10:50am - 11:10am
The MAD MANIFESTO In Progress: Compassionate Activism Methodologies & Mobilizations

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Mad engagement from a Mad persona is a valuable resource that remains largely absent from academy musings on mental illness. Leveraging a clever combination of Canadian social work theory, literary sociopolitical theory, and sociological deconstructive methods derived from psychopharmacological papers; I repurpose reportings from psychiatry, medical humanities, health humanities and literary creative nonfiction to produce the MAD MANIFESTO: a critical engagement with mental ill/wellness in university classrooms & how to activate positive pedagogical change from within.

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sarah madoka currie

Doctoral Candidate & Lecturer, University of Waterloo
sarah madoka currie [decapitalized] is a doctoral candidate & lecturer of dis/ability and madness (Mad Studies) at the University of Waterloo, Canada. As an activist, compassionate research and increased healthcare equity for psychiatric survivors and psychiatric service users are... Read More →

Tuesday June 8, 2021 10:50am - 11:10am PDT