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Call for Papers/Participants: Disability-Related Sessions at ICMS
The Society for the Study of Disability in the Middle Ages is calling for paper and round table participants for the following sessions at the 59th International Congress on Medieval Studies:
– Session: “Intersections of Medieval Dis/Ability and Race/Making”
This panel examines what it means to think about premodern race and premodern dis/ability together.
– Session: “Making Sense of Medieval Sensory Disabilities ”
This panel explores medieval representations of sensory disabilities such as visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, tactile, and proprioceptive impairments and their profound implications for social, cultural, historical, philosophical, and religious paradigms. Direct questions to Margaret McCurry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
– Roundtable: “Accessible Practices in Academia” (Hybrid)
This roundtable seeks to bring together diverse voices to discuss issues related to accessibility in the work of academia, including, but not limited to, scholarship, research, teaching, service, conferences (presentation and travel), etc.