Farmstead Arts Center is pleased to present “Disabilities Then, Disabilities Now” on Sunday, April 30, 2023 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm.
This public humanities program from scholar Nicole Belolan, PhD, will explore disability in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and increase awareness of disability history and disability justice and activism in America today.
Nicole Belolan is a historian of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American social and cultural history. She is the owner of Nicole Belolan Consulting LLC, which offers services for history and humanities non-profits related to editing; historical or material culture/object-based research, writing, and interpretation; disability history consultation and writing; access and inclusion planning for disabled people; volunteer management and adult training and education; project management; and program development. Most recently, Belolan was the Public Historian in Residence at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers University-Camden and the Co-Editor/Digital Media Editor for the National Council on Public History. She earned a PhD in the History of American Civilization at the University of Delaware.
The public can access this event directly at our location in Basking Ridge, NJ. It will take place inside our ADA-accessible 1700s Farmhouse, which is being repurposed as an art center/gallery. The lecture will be live and will not be streamed virtually.