Announcements

Disability and Life Writing: Special Issue of the Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies now available

Disability and Life Writing Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies (Volume 5, Issue 3) Guest Editor: G. Thomas Couser Articles Introduction: Disability and Life Writing G. Thomas Couser (Hofstra University) On a Scale from 1 to 10:  Life Writing and Lyrical Pain Susannah Mintz (Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

Transformative Difference: Disability, Culture and the Academy – Conference September 2011 – CFP

Transformative Difference: Disability, Culture and the Academy Wed 7 – Thurs 8 September 2011 Liverpool Hope University, UK Keynote speakers: Prof. Len Barton (University of London), Prof. Fiona Kumari Campbell (Griffith University, Brisbane), Prof. Dan Goodley (Manchester Metropolitan University), Prof. Stuart Murray (Leeds University) It is now widely recognised that a critical engagement with Read more…

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Events

Abnormal: Towards a Scientific Model of Disability

Jayne Sellick writes: A new and exciting exhibition is currently being held at Newcastle’s Centre for Life until March 25th 2011. ‘Abnormal: Towards a Scientific Model of Disability’ was developed by Ju Gosling as part of her residency at the National Institute of Medical Research, funded by the Wellcome Trust. Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

Seminar on Feminist and Disability Theories

Theoretical Topographies of Physical Disability: Feminist and Disability Theories Dr Minae Inahara, University of Hull Wednesday 8th December 2010, 2-4pm Room 010, Geography Department This seminar has unfortunately been postponed. Organisers are working on rescheduling this seminar in the new year, using videoconferencing installations. Further details will be posted here Read more…

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