2016 DHA Outstanding Book Award

The DHA publication award committee faced an especially difficult challenge this year. It received the most submissions to date, reflecting both the breadth and the depth of the rich and growing field of disability history. After careful consideration, the committee found that one book rose to the top of this very competitive field. Congratulations to… Continue Reading 2016 DHA Outstanding Book Award

ANN: Disability History Association Graduate Student Scholarship (Fall 2016-Spring 2017)

As part of our commitment to promoting the work of disability historians, DHA is proud to announce its annual graduate student scholarship to attend professional academic conferences. This award is not restricted by the geographic location or type of professional academic conference. The fellowship committee will award either 2 applicants $250 or one applicant $500,… Continue Reading ANN: Disability History Association Graduate Student Scholarship (Fall 2016-Spring 2017)

Help Us Stay Up to Date on Recent Disability History Syllabi!

We would like to provide members of the DHA with the most up-to-date information on courses relating to the field of Disability History, and your assistance is needed. There are currently two ways to help contribute: Email your syllabus or other teaching materials as an attachment to Sandy Sufian (sufian@uic.edu). Fill out the form below.… Continue Reading Help Us Stay Up to Date on Recent Disability History Syllabi!

Conference: Difficult Conversations: Thinking and Talking about Women, Genders, and Sexualities Inside and Outside the Academy

The 2017 Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Genders, and Sexualities invites proposals for panels and individual papers on topics related to disability and women, gender or sexuality. See the complete call for papers for more details: http://2017berkshireconference.hofstra.edu/call-for-papers/  The deadline to submit proposals is January 15, 2016. The conference “Difficult Conversations: Thinking and Talking… Continue Reading Conference: Difficult Conversations: Thinking and Talking about Women, Genders, and Sexualities Inside and Outside the Academy