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CFP: Special Issue of Modernist Fiction Studies, ‘Modernist Fictions of Disability’

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CFP: Special Issue of Modernist Fiction Studies, ‘Modernist Fictions of Disability’ Guest Editor: Maren Linett Deadline for Submissions: 1 December 2017 In 2012, then-president of the Modern Language Association Michael Bérubé described disability studies not as an emerging field, but an “emerged” one. Disability studies revises the medicalized and individualized understanding of disability, an understanding… Continue reading

CFP: Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Disability Studies, ‘Disabled Sexualities’

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CFP: Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Disability Studies (CJDS), ‘Disabled Sexualities’ Deadline: 1st August 2017 In 1993, Irving K. Zola identified the sexual freedom of disabled persons as a pressing but neglected issue, usually drowned out by policy focussed on access to public and commercial life. Since then, public health and education policies in… Continue reading

CFP: Special Issue of Healthcare Journal, ‘Humanities and Healthcare’

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CFP: Special Issue of Healthcare Journal, ‘Humanities and Healthcare’ Deadline: 31st July 2017 Dr Ian Walsh and Dr Helen Noble, from Queen’s University Belfast, are the Guest Editors of a Special Issue entitled “Humanities and Healthcare” in the journal Healthcare (ISSN 2227-9032). We invite you to contribute a paper (free of charge) to this Special Issue.… Continue reading

CFP: Taking Back Health: Health Tomorrow, Vol. 5 (2017)

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CFP: Taking Back Health: Health Tomorrow, Vol. 5 (2017) Submission Deadline: 15th May 2017 The fifth volume of Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality (HTII) explores the themes of anti-colonialism, decolonization, anti-racism, white supremacy, and the hegemony of the Global North to reveal broader conceptualizations of health and health determinants. HTII seeks to gather original research… Continue reading

CFP: Special Issue of CJDS, ‘Survivals, Ruptures, Resiliences: Perspectives from Disability Scholarship, Activism, and Art’

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CFP: Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Disability Studies (CJDS) ‘Survivals, Ruptures, Resiliences: Perspectives from Disability Scholarship, Activism, and Art’ Deadline: 1st October 2017  Narratives of survival and mythologies of resilience play a central role in cultural reproduction of neoliberal Westernized societies and sensibilities. A dominant trope holds that lived experiences of adversity are resources… Continue reading

CFP: Special Forum of Review of Disability Studies, ‘The Crip, the Fat and the Ugly in an Age of Austerity: Resistance, Reclamation, and Affirmation’

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The Crip, the Fat and the Ugly in an Age of Austerity: Resistance, Reclamation, and Affirmation http://www.rds.hawaii.edu/ojs/index.php/journal/announcement/view/13 The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (RDS) seeks proposals for a special forum on the Crip, the Fat, the Ugly. We are currently soliciting papers of up to 7500 words in length, including references and tables. The deadline for submission… Continue reading

CFP: Edited Collection, The New Disability Activism: Current Trends, Shifting Priorities and (Uncertain) Future Directions

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The New Disability Activism: Current Trends, Shifting Priorities and (Uncertain) Future Directions The onslaught of neoliberalism, austerity measures and cuts, impact of climate change, protracted conflicts and ongoing refugee crisis, rise of far right and populist movements have all negatively impacted on disability and created more suffering, impairment and deaths in the global north and south.… Continue reading

Editor-in-Chief post at Medical Humanities

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The Institute of Medical Ethics and BMJ are looking for the next Editor-in-Chief who can continue to shape Medical Humanities into a dynamic resource for a rapidly evolving field. Candidates should be active in the field, keen to facilitate international perspectives and maintain an awareness of trends and hot topics. The successful candidate will act… Continue reading

CFP: Special Issue of JLCDS, ‘Representations of Dwarfism’

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Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies  Special issue: Representations of Dwarfism. Guest editors: Erin Pritchard (Disability and Education, Liverpool Hope University) and Robert Kruse (Geography, West Liberty University). Several themes are evident within the growing literature on cultural representations of disability. This includes the relationship between disability and humour by Tom Coogan and Rebecca… Continue reading

CFP: Crip Genealogies

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CFP: Crip Genealogies Co-edited by Mel Chen, Alison Kafer, Eunjung Kim, and Julie Avril Minich Abstracts: March 15, 2017 Full Papers: September 15, 2017 What is the color of disability? What are the possibilities for narrating an anti-racist, feminist story of disability studies? What relationships, orientations, and practices do different histories of the field foster—or… Continue reading