Disability History Month virtual reading list 2020

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UK Disability History Month virtual reading list

Explore our reading list and discover books and resources which celebrate achievements and challenges overcome

Get involved for Disability History Month!

Student Services, Information Services and Kent Union have created a virtual reading list for students and staff who want to feed their literary curiosity and discover new books and resources outside of their academic studies. This reading list links with Disability History Month 2020, features over 45 titles, resources and links. They explore and celebrate achievements and challenges through experiences of disablement both historically and in the world today.

See the resources!

Some of these resources are available to borrow from the Templeman or the Drill Hall libraries, or to purchase from Blackwell’s book shop on the Canterbury campus, whilst others you will need to source yourself. We have also included multimedia and audiovisual resources such as podcasts, online free events, radio programmes and TED talks. We hope you enjoy them. Challenge yourself – how many can you access before Christmas?

Share your reading comments and pictures on social media with #UKDHM2020 #UniKentBookClub

Read more about fantastic activities such as Men’s Mental Health and an online screening of the recent film Peanut Butter Falconn for Disability History Month at the University of Kent 

Book clubs

If you are interested in setting up a virtual book club, the library can help support it – so please get in touch or respond in comments at end of the post.

Get involved!

Is something missing? Students and staff members have the option to submit a reading suggestion via the ‘Recommend a Book’ form.

Share your views on what you are reading with #UniKentBookClub on Twitter and Facebook.

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