Participant

Participant Info

Photo
Image Description
Stefan Sunandan Honisch, a disabled researcher, educator, and musician, seated in his wheelchair at a grand piano, onstage. The stage lights shine on the wooden floor boards.
Country
Canada
Website and social media
https://www.postdocs.ubc.ca/spotlight/stefan-honisch
Bio
Stefan Sunandan Honisch is a Banting Fellow, whose postdoctoral research at the University of British Columbia focuses on the relationship between aesthetics and politics in Helen Keller’s writings about her musical experiences as a Deafblind woman. His research appears in Music Theory Online, and Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy. In addition, he has contributed chapters to The Oxford Handbook of Music and Disability Studies, The Oxford Handbook of Music and the Body, and Transnational Horror Cinema: Bodies of Excess and the Global Grotesque. Forthcoming publications include an article in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies. Honisch is on the Review Board of the Journal of Teaching Disability Studies and on the Editorial Board of Public Disability History.
Clips
https://www.public-disabilityhistory.org/2018/03/music-first-or-disability-first.html
Expertise
Media, Music, Philosophy, Disability Culture, Accessibility, Disability Rights, Criticism, Education, Disability
Availability
Source, Personal Essays, Opinion Editorial, Essays, Radio Appearances, Podcast Appearances
Additional Credentials
PhD (Education); MMus (Piano); MMus (Composition); BMus