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: Enacting Disability Justice, York University Online, Apr. 4, 7, 21, 28, 2021 (deadline: Feb. 28, 2021)


The Annual York Critical Disability Studies Conference is one of the few graduate conferences in Disability Studies. This year, it will be offered online for the first time over four weeks on April 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2020 via zoom. Registration will occur closer to the date of the conference and the times of all sessions will take place in the afternoon Eastern Standard Time.

Call for Submissions: 2021 Tobin Siebers Prize for Disability Studies in the Humanities

Submissions are now open for the 2021 Tobin Siebers Prize for Disability Studies in the Humanities. The prize is awarded in memory of disability studies pioneer Tobin Siebers, Professor of English at the University of Michigan and author of many influential books and articles in the field of Disability Studies.