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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
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DSQ 40.4 (Fall 2020)

The Fall 2020 issue of Disability Studies Quarterly is here! Our readers will be most interested in Alice Equestri’s “Shakespeare and the Construction of Intellectual Disability: The Case of Touchstone.” Here’s the abstract: In this article I analyse how Shakespeare uses early modern paradigms of intellectual disability to construct the identity of Touchstone, the fool…