University of Illinois Press Outstanding Dissertation in Disability History Prize

Outstanding Dissertation in Disability History Prize. Submission Deadline: June 30, 2024 The University of Illinois Press in partnership with the Disability Histories series and the Disability History Association is pleased to welcome submissions for the second annual Outstanding Dissertation in Disability History prize. This prize is awarded annually to recognize and reward exceptional work in…

Application Deadline: PhD Studentship: ‘Disability’ and Stuart Seafarers, 1600-1750

This project focuses on how impaired Stuart seafarers became identified as ‘disabled’. Engaging with critical disabilities studies where ‘disability’ is understood as a historically and culturally variable category, the project explores how early modern attitudes towards specific physical and sensorial impairments in effect disabled Stuart naval personnel, changing their lived experiences through this categorisation. Researching the…

Application Deadline: Dissertation Seminar: Disability as Method: Crippling the Archive

Led by Jason Farr (Marquette University) and Elizabeth Bearden (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Four meetings across the academic year on Fridays: September 27, 2024; November 1, 2024; February 7, 2025; and April 25, 2025, from 9:30 AM-12:30 PM Central Time In-person at the Newberry APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2024 This seminar aims to assist graduate students…

CFP Deadline: Age and Health, 1500-1800 PGR/ECR Conference

Conference for Postgraduate Researchers and Early Career Researchers on Age and Health, 1500-1800. Submission deadline: Wednesday, 31 January 2024 Conference on24 June 2024 at the University of Cambridge. Send title, abstract (c. 200 words), and short bio to ageandhealth2024@gmail.com

CFP Deadline: “Legal bodies, embodied subjects: (re)contextualisations of physicality” Young Scholars’ Conference

“Legal bodies, embodied subjects: (re)contextualisations of physicality” Young Scholars’ Conference NEW DEADLINE: 3rd February 2024 full name/name of organization:  Anna Ronewicz, University of Szczecin contact email: legalbodiesconference@gmail.com We are interested in topics such as, but not limited to: – crimes against bodies; – historical legal approaches to the body; – social, political and legal taboos…

CFP Deadline: Renaissance Hybridity – Graduate Early Modern Student Society

Renaissance Hybridity deadline for submissions: January 31, 2024 full name / name of organization: University of Wisconsin–Madison Graduate Early Modern Student Society contact email: alksnis@wisc.edu Renaissance Hybridity Graduate Early Modern Student Society Seventh Annual Symposium Friday, April 26, 2024 UW–Madison Memorial Library Special Collections & Hybrid over Zoom Keynote Speaker: Lindsey Row-Heyveld, Associate Professor of…

Application Deadline: Disability History Graduate Writing Workshop

The Disability History Association is seeking applications for our annual Disability History Graduate Writing Workshop (DHGWW). This workshop series is designed to support graduate students working on disability history and foster community in the field. The workshop provides participants with valuable feedback on their writing while also offering them a glimpse into the future directions…

CFP Deadline: Malady (Graduate Conference)

Maladies, broadly construed as an illness or sickness, have formed the foundation of countless theoretical and philosophical conundrums. From Hippocrates to Joseph Lister, these questions have led to solutions that have shaped the way we have come to view maladies as inherently interdisciplinary, requiring a community effort to ponder, analyze, and attempt to solve. In…

Submission Deadline: Outstanding Dissertation in Disability History prize

The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce a new prize in partnership with the Disability Histories series and the Disability History Association. The Outstanding Dissertation in Disability History prize will be awarded annually, beginning in 2023, to recognize and reward exceptional work in disability history done by early-career scholars. The winner will receive…