2018 NEH Summer Institute: Global Histories of Disability

We are delighted to announce “Global Histories of Disability!” This four-week NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers will take place at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. from June 18 to July 13, 2018. The Institute will host twenty-five scholars from different disciplines and at different stages in their careers, including up to three advanced… Continue Reading 2018 NEH Summer Institute: Global Histories of Disability

CFP-2018 American Studies Association Conference

2018 American Studies Association Conference Call for Paper Proposals Panel Title: Thinking Beyond Recovery: Cripistemologies of Continuous Crisis Dominant ableist epistemologies rely on the rhetoric of crisis and recovery in relation to illness and disability. This orientation toward the imagined spacetime of suffering bodies and minds mirrors what some would call a short-sighted view of… Continue Reading CFP-2018 American Studies Association Conference

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)