Superheroes and Disability: Unmasking Ableism in the Media

Both disability studies and comic studies are a continually growing field for academic departments across the globe. Scholars have noticed the increasing presence of their intellectual approaches in political and philosophical theorizing both inside and outside of the academy. In fact, the growing popularity of superheroes confronting disability has led to a litany of scattered publications and essays about supercrips and other discriminatory representations that associate disability with villainy.

CFP: Graphic Encounters: Colonial Prints and the Inscription of Indigeneity (Melbourne, November 2018)

Call for papers: Graphic Encounters: Colonial Prints and the Inscription of Indigeneity

Convened by Dr Liz Conor, La Trobe University in partnership with the Centre for the Study of the Inland

Deadline for abstracts: 15 August 2018

Submit via website: https://www.latrobe.edu.au/archaeology-and-history/research/graphic-encounters/conference

Policing, Justice, and the Radical Imagination (Radical History Review Call for Proposals)

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Policing, Justice, and the Radical Imagination
Issue number 137 (May 2020)
Abstract Deadline: September 1, 2018
Co-Edited by Amy Chazkel, Monica Kim, and Naomi Paik

Call for Proposals: Arousing Curiosities: Knowledge, Embodiment, and the Science Performance (ASTR 2018, San Diego)

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Please consider submitting your article-in-progress to our American Society for Theatre Research Working Group "Arousing Curiosities: Knowledge, Embodiment, and the Science Performance." Guidelines for working group submissions and more about this year's conference in San Diego can be fo

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