Application Deadline: Kay Fellow in Premodern Disability Studies

“Brandeis University invites applications for a two-year, non-renewable Florence Levy Kay Fellowship in Premodern Disability Studies. We seek a Fellow who takes a multicultural and intersectional approach to disability in the global, ancient world. An ideal candidate would examine disability and disabled persons within a premodern context by drawing upon robust theoretical frameworks to embrace…

CFP: Health and Work in the Early Modern World, 1500-1750 ca.

Deadline for submissions: 10th June Send abstracts to: marielouise.leonard AT Conference Dates: September 20-21, Aula Baratto, Ca’ Foscari Venice (Italy) This conference aims to bring together scholars working on any aspect of the relationship between health and work in the early modern period. Scholarship in health and medicine has examined how people cared for…

From Community to Hospital and Back Again: A History of Care

As part of the History of Nursing Public Events series from the Royal College of Nursing Library & Archives, Simon Jarrett will give an online talk about the history of care for people with learning disabilities. Further details and free registration can be found at the link below.
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MLA 2021

The 2021 Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association begins today, January 7, and runs through January 10. We’ve compiled a conference guide here. Up today: 9:15-10:30AM38 – Telling Trauma and Disability 12:45-2:00PM76 – Where’s the Body? Disability, Reading, and the Senses 4:15-5:30PM164 – Spenser and Disability