Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Dialogues on disABILITY Speaker Series

Author Anthony Antek to Speak at Museum of disABILITY History
Book tells struggles, humor and adventures growing up Polish, Catholic and Bipolar in Buffalo during the mid-20th Century

The Museum of disABILITY History is pleased to welcome its first speaker of 2014 for its ongoing Dialogues on disABILITY Speaker Series: Anthony Antek, author of Bipolar Buffalo – A Mosaic of Minds Journey. The presentation, “The Bipolar Advantage: The Link to Creativity,” will be held on Friday, January 31, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 3826 Main Street in Buffalo.

Antek’s presentation will focus on his book, as well as personal stories about living and coping with Bipolar disorder. In 52 stories and 29 works of original art and photos, the book tells the struggles, humor and adventures of a steel-city, second generation working-class youth growing up Polish, Catholic and Bipolar in Buffalo during the mid-20th Century. Antek will address numerous other topics, including positive aspects of the disorder and reflections on the debate of neurobiology vs. social conditions as causal factors. The presentation will also include a Question-and-Answer session.

Please share this information with your friends and colleagues that may be interested to attend.
Members are free, $5 for adults and $2.50 for seniors, students and human service employees. (Includes museum tour.) For more information or to register, call 716-629-3626.

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