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.

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CFP: Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens - Conference on Nationalism/Identity

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity

Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

Institution: Humber College / International Festival of Authors, Location: Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada

Submission Deadline: May 10, 2015

Family & disability history conference at University of Texas at Arlington on April 24

Apologies for cross-posting…

Dear friends in Texas and beyond,

On Friday, April 24 2015, the University of Texas at Arlington Department of History will host

The 50th Annual Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures on “Beyond Attics and Activists: Rethinking Family in Disability History”

We had to cancel the lectures on March 5 due to inclement weather.  All of these lectures are free and open to the public, so please don’t hesitate to share this announcement with other interested parties!

LECTURE: Ott on "Different Bodies/Hidden Histories" (Rutgers University-Camden, 10 April 2015)

Information on the 2015 Miller Lecture Featuring Katherine Ott:
Rutgers University-Camden Campus Center
April 10th,
Reception starts at 5 p.m.
Lecture begins at 6 p.m.
Join us for the culminating lecture in Fredrick M. Miller Lecture Series, presented this year by public historian and curator Katherine Ott.

Different Bodies/Hidden Histories

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