H-Disability is a scholarly network that explores the multitude of historical issues surrounding the experience and phenomenon of 'disability.' H-Disability was established in response to the growing academic interest and expanding scholarly literature on issues of disability throughout the world.

Recent Content

Author: 
David Scrimgeour
Reviewer: 
Morag Allan Campbell

Campbell on Scrimgeour, 'Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Words of Those Who Were There'

David Scrimgeour. Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Words of Those Who Were There. York: York Publishing Services Ltd, 2016. 468 pp. $142.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9933715-0-9.

Reviewed by Morag Allan Campbell (University of St Andrews) Published on H-Disability (August, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Sarah J. Melcher, Mikeal C. Parsons, Amos Yong, eds.
Reviewer: 
Tim Vermande

Vermande on Melcher and Parsons and Yong, 'The Bible and Disability: A Commentary'

Sarah J. Melcher, Mikeal C. Parsons, Amos Yong, eds. The Bible and Disability: A Commentary. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2017. xi + 498 pp. $59.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60258-621-5; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4813-0853-3.

Just Published: Literatures of Madness

I am very pleased to announce that the edited collection Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health is officially available in print and electronic form. Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health brings together scholars working in disability studies, mad studies, feminist theory, Indigenous studies, postcolonial theory, Jewish literature, queer studies, American studies, trauma studies, and comics to create an intersectional community of scholarship in literary disability studies of mental health.

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