Week 1: Introduction Disability Definition: An Evolving Phenomenon, Medical Model of Disability, Social Model of Disability:
Part 1, Social Model of Disability: Part 2, Stigma: A Universal Phenomenon, Stigma and Disability: What can we learn?
Week 2: Key Concepts:, Ableism Part 1, Ableism Part 2, Disability Activism, Models of Disability Activism, Dependency, Interdependency
Week 3: Key Concepts:, , Blindness, Blindness as metaphor, Eugenics, Disability Pride, Disability Resilience, Disability Passing, Coming out: A performance in disability inhabitation
Week 4: Disabilities, Ideas and Disciplines: Assistive Technology: An interview with Prof. Madhusudan Rao, Disability and Ethnography:
An Interview with Prof. James Staple,
Week 5: Disabilities, Ideas and Disciplines: Schizophrenia: A Personal Account – An interview with Reshma Valliappan, Autism and
the Indian Family: An interview with Dr. Shubhangi Vaidhya
Week 6: Disabilities, Ideas and Disciplines: Dyslexia and the Modern University: An Interview with Prof Tanya Titchkosky, Gender
and Disability: Interviews with Prof. Anita Ghai and Prof. Nandini Ghosh
Week 7: Disabilities, Ideas and Disciplines: The Normal and its End: An interview with Prof. Lenard Davis, Literary Disability Studies:
An Interview with Dr. Shilpa Anand, What is Deaf Culture? An Interview with Dr. Michele Friedner,
Week 8: Literature and Disability: Disability and Life Writing (1/2 hour), Disability and Metaphor (1/2 hour), Conclusion (1/2 hour).