Pat Feindel

Simon Fraser University

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PhD Student, Anthropology. Formerly worked for BC Association for Community Living. Involved in creation of Woodlands Memorial Garden on former cemetery site of Woodlands, New Westminster, BC. My current research explores family memories and interpretations of institutional experiences through ethngography and narrative inquiry. I use the Woodlands Memorial Garden as a key memory site.

Disability Health Area of Focus:

Institutionalization in BC Social and cultural dimensions of disability Disability history Family stories Memory and narrative Ethngraphic research

Area of Expertise

Developmental disabilities Intellectual disabilities


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