Pushing Limits

Disability History: The Mad Movement with Michael Rembis

Mad Pride March, Koln, Germany, 2017
photo by © Superbass / CC-BY-SA-4.0 (via Wikimedia Commons)

Today’s organizing in the Mad Community has a long and turbulent back story.   Historian Michael Rembis joins us again, this time to relay the remarkable work of mad activists in the 20th Century.

The 20th century was a time of change and increased visibility for people living with
emotional and mental disabilities.  We’ll trace remarkable gains  — and highlight
continued inequities.


Michael Rembis


Michael Rembis is the Director of the Center for Disability Studies and an Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University at Buffalo (SUNY).

Produced and hosted by  Eddie Ytuarte.

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