“Disability Studies: A History of the Field” will be held at the University of Pennsylvania, March 30th-31st, 2017. For more information, visit: https://disabilitystudiesahistory.org/
Disability History Association Outstanding Publication Award 2017 Outstanding Article/Book Chapter Award The Disability History Association (DHA) promotes the relevance of disability to broader historical enquiry and facilitates research, conference travel, and publication for scholars engaged in any field of disability history. The Disability History Association is excited to announce its 6th Annual Outstanding Publication Award.… Continue Reading Disability History Association – Outstanding Publication Award 2017
The DHA has signed onto the AHA’s Statement Condemning the Executive Order Restricting Entry into the US.
Laurinda S. Dixon. The Dark Side of Genius: The Melancholic Persona in Art, ca. 1500-1700. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2013. xii + 254 pp. $93.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-05935-8; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-05936-5. Reviewed by Will Rogers (University of Louisiana, Munroe) Published on H-Disability (January, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at… Continue Reading Rogers on Dixon, ‘The Dark Side of Genius: The Melancholic Persona in Art, ca. 1500-1700’
Irina Metzler. Fools and Idiots?: Intellectual Disability in the Middle Ages. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9636-5. Reviewed by Winston Black (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Disability (January, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison Read more at H-Disability.