CFP: Special Issue on Disability and the History of Education (History of Education Quarterly)

“Disability is everywhere in history, once you begin looking for it,” Douglas Baynton has written, “but conspicuously absent in the histories that we write.” This special issue of History of Education Quarterly on Disability and the History of Education will render disability history more noticeably present in the field of educational history, building on and expanding beyond… Continue Reading CFP: Special Issue on Disability and the History of Education (History of Education Quarterly)

CFP: Disability & Society Learning from the Past: Building the Future

CFP: Disability & Society Learning from the Past: Building the Future Deadline: 31 August 2016 Special Issue Call for Papers It has been more than 30 years since Disability & Society first began publishing. The journal now provides a world-leading focus for debate about such issues as human rights, discrimination, definitions, policy and practices against… Continue Reading CFP: Disability & Society Learning from the Past: Building the Future

CFP: Disability and Illness in Children’s Literature

CFP: Disability and Illness in Children’s Literature Children’s literature, Lois Keith argues, has long tended to use disability and illness as metaphors, as “devices to bring the character through a period of trial and desolation into the bright light of resolution and a happy ending” (2001, 194). Where they were depicted at all, disabled and… Continue Reading CFP: Disability and Illness in Children’s Literature

CFP: Disability as Spectacle

CFP: DISABILITY AS SPECTACLE: APRIL 13-14, 2017 UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center Proposal Submission Portal Open Soon Proposal Deadline: June 15, 2016 Click here to view the full Call for Proposals Theme: Disability as Spectacle   Disability is experiencing a new wave of visibility in popular culture from autobiographies and parent memoirs on… Continue Reading CFP: Disability as Spectacle