Currere: Exploring Disorientation & Disability in A Time of Pandemic


  • Kelly P Vaughan Purdue University Northwest


disability studies, cancer, currere


In this paper, I utilize Pinar and Grumet’s (1975) currere process to explore disability and disorientation during a pandemic. Specifically, I engage in the four phases of remembering (regressive), reimagining  (progressive), reorienting (analytic), and reacting (synthetic). Within this process, I will seek to understand my past experiences to situate myself in the present and imagine and work (collectively) to move toward a more just future.


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