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 about Women, Genders, and Sexualities Inside and Outside the Academy” will be at Hofstra University (Long Island, NY) June 1-4, 2017. Contact: Karyn Valerius at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Naomi Baker. Plain Ugly: The Unattractive Body in Early Modern Culture. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010. 270 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-6874-4.
Reviewed by Patrick M. Schmidt (Universität Rostock)
Published on H-Disability (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison
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