CFP Deadline: Milton and Disability (RSA 2024)

The Milton Society of America will propose a panel at the RSA 2024 that promotes the work of premodern disability studies. We invite paper submissions that consider any aspect of John Milton’s writings, life, historical and literary contexts, and intellectual legacy through the lens of critical disability studies. For consideration, please submit an abbreviated CV…

Premodern Neurodiversity workshop

Premodern Neurodiversity workshop (Monday 15th May 2023, 2–4:15 pm, Margaret Rooms 2 and 3, Queen’s Building, University of Exeter) Neurodiversity describes how many people think and experience the world in ways that are different from the perceived norm (e.g. through neurodivergent conditions such as autism, ADHD or OCD). This workshop will explore how neurodivergence can…

Uncommon Bodies: Methods Talk with Chess and Row-Heyveld

February 10 at 11am-12:30pm (Central Time) Behind-the-Scenes Methods Talk featuring Simone Chess (Wayne State University) and Lindsey Row-Heyveld (Luther College) on “The Trajectories of Early Modern Disability Studies.” Topics include: What brought us each to early modern disability studies? Where was early modern disability studies when we first met and first began this work? What has changed,…