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

Upcoming Conferences – Spring 2016

26-27 May 2016, London, UK Conference: After the End of Disease http://www.histmed.org/announcements/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-after-the-end-of-disease-1403 17 June 2016, London UK Symposium: Embarrassing Bodies: Feeling Self-Conscious in the Nineteenth Century http://navsa.org/2016/03/15/cfp-embarrassing-bodies-feeling-self-conscious-in-the-nineteenth-century-4222016-6172016/ 22 June 2016, Liverpool, UK Conference: Disability Studies Student Society Symposium https://disabilityresearchforum.wordpress.com/2016/03/22/disability-studies-student-society-symposium-liverpool-hope-university-uk-june-2016/ 17-20 July 2016, Leuven Conference: Medicine in Bible and Talmud https://eabs.net/site/medicine-in-bible-and-talmud/ 15-16 September 2016, Huddersfield, UK… Continue Reading Upcoming Conferences – Spring 2016

Conference Report: American Society for Legal History

Conference Report: American Society for Legal History (November 7-10, 2013, Miami, Florida) with Lauren MacIvor Thompson Ph.D. Candidate at Georgia State University (Atlanta, Georgia) Current disability scholarship is well aware of its close linkages with the law; my own work puts a twist on these connections by throwing in the problem of gender. Historically, women… Continue Reading Conference Report: American Society for Legal History