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Call for Papers: Special Forum Fall 2018

Disability and Shame - Volume 14 Issue 4


The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal(RDS) seeks papers for a special forum on Disability and Shame. The deadline for submission of papers is January 1, 2018. Papers should be submitted as a new submission at rdsjournal.org. 

 

We look forward to receiving your submissions. If you have any questions, please contact jjones@truman.edu, bakerdl@wsu.edu, or stephanie.patterson@stonybrook.edu.


Posted: 2017-09-01

RDS Now Online Volume 13 Issue 3

Photo of Dr.Megan Conway, RDS Chief Editor Editorial "Disabled Lives Matter" v 13 n 1 March 2017                                                                                        www.rds.hawaii.edu

We are excited to announce the publication of Volume 13 Issue 3 of Review of Disability Studies, an international, peer-reviewed journal. Discover diverse voices in this issue ranging from Self Advocates, Rehabilitation Counselors, Creative Writers, Influential Bloggers, and Education Experts.

 

 

 

Posted: 2017-09-01

Call for Papers: Special Forum September 2018

Dismantling Ableism: The Moral Imperative for Leaders - Volume 14 Issue 3


The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal(RDS) seeks proposals for a special forum on Dismantling Ableism: The Moral Imperative for Leaders. We are currently soliciting papers of up to 40000 words in length, including references and tables. The deadline for submission of papers is October 1, 2017. Papers should be submitted as a new submission at rdsjournal.org. 

 

We look forward to receiving your submissions. If you have any questions, please contact the special issue editors Dr. Holly Manaseri at Holly.manaseri@cortland.edu or Dr. Josh Bornstein at bornsteinj@felician.edu

Posted: 2017-06-27

RDS Now Online Volume 13 Issue 2

Photo of Raphael Raphael, RDS Associate Editor for Multimedia & Creative Works,                                                                                        www.rds.hawaii.eduThe latest issue of the Review of Disability Studies is out! Dive into this issues' topics ranging for Disability Studies in Physical Recreation, Social Participation of Children, Immigrants in Australia, Anxiety as a Tool for Critical Disability Studies, Film Genre and Mental Illness and much more.



Visit our website to read the full issue at http://bit.ly/2qBtxWy

Become a subscriber today - subscriptions start at just $25.00

Posted: 2017-06-01

Disability and Diversity Studies Courses Summer 2017

Registration Now Open for Summer Disability Studies Courses Through the UH Outreach College!

Summer 2017 DIS 682: Disability History and Culture: From Homer to Hip Hop<br />
Summer 1: May 22-June 30 DIS 687: Disability in Film and Media<br />
Summer 1: May 22-June 30 DIS 687: Universal Design in Higher Education<br />
Summer 2: July 3-August 11 DIS 682: Technology to Support Literacy for ELL <br />
Summer 2/Fall: July 3 - October 15 (Outreach Extension Course,
 
  • For questions about course content, please contact the instructors directly (contact information below). 
Posted: 2017-03-31

RDS Now Online Volume 13 Issue 1

Photo of Dr.Megan Conway, RDS Chief Editor Editorial "Disabled Lives Matter" v 13 n 1 March 2017                                                                                        www.rds.hawaii.edu

 The latest issue of the Review of Disability Studies is out! Dive into this issues' advancement of ideas from authors representing Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Hawaii, India, Norway, Sweden, and the United States.

 

 

 

Posted: 2017-03-01

Call for Papers: Disability Studies

Conference Topic Area: 2017 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

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Disability Studies cultivates a critical narrative consciousness to unlock understandings of disability in the context of multiple disciplines, experiences, and perspectives. This topic area will explore and investigate ideas of cultural identity, social conditions, and social justice, including historical, socio-cultural, political, and economic perspectives about impairment; politics and legislation; diversity; and education.

Posted: 2017-02-28

Call for Papers: Special Forum Summer 2018

The Crip, the Fat and the Ugly in an Age of Austerity: Resistance, Reclamation, and Affirmation. Volume 14 Issue 2, Summer 2018


CALL FOR PAPERS.  Special Issue  | Volume 14 Issue 2. The Crip, the Fat and the Ugly in an Age of Austerity: Resistance, Reclamation, and Affirmation. How are Crip, fat and ugly embodiments both resisting and resistant? How might they offer new ways on interrogating global austerity and neoliberal ways of life? How might the Crip, the fat, and the ugly generate new, diverse and polymorphous pleasures? What are the relationships, entanglements and connections between the austere and the aesthetic? What communities do the Crip, the fat, and the ugly build and how are these critical for survival, love and life? . DUE JULY 15, 2017. Guest Editors:<br />
Dr. Jen Slater j.slater@shu.ac.uk Dr. Kirsty Liddiard k.liddiard@sheffield.ac.uk


The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (RDS) seeks proposals for a special forum on the Crip, the fat, the ugly. We are currently soliciting papers of up to 7500 words in length, including references and tables. The deadline for submission of papers is July 17, 2017. Papers should be submitted to the Special Guest Editors Dr. Jen Slater, Sheffield Hallam University j.slater@shu.ac.uk, and Dr. Kirsty Liddiard, University of Sheffield k.liddiard@sheffield.ac.uk . Upon submission, please indicate that your paper is for consideration of the special forum on the Crip, the fat, and the ugly in an age of austerity.

Posted: 2017-05-01

RDS Now Online Volume 12 Issue 4

Photo of Dr.Kelly Fritsch, RDS Associate Editor for Research

The latest issue of RDS is out! You won't want to miss this issue featuring an international tapestry of disability studies focused research, creative works, best practices, film review and much more.

Check out our featured editorial Cripping Concepts: Accessibility by Dr. Kelly Fritsch, RDS Associate Editor for Research.

 

Posted: 2016-12-07

Disability Studies Distance Ed Courses

Registration Now Open for Spring Disability Studies Courses Through the UH Outreach College!

The University of Hawaii at Manoa offers the Interdisciplinary Certificate in Disability and Diversity Studies, a 15 credit graduate level (master’s, doctoral, and post-doctoral) program sponsored by the Center on Disability Studies (CDS) in the College of Education. CDS also offers both graduate and undergraduate level Disability Studies Courses that can be taken as electives.
Posted: 2016-10-24

RDS Now Volume 12 Issue 3

Disability & Aging: International Perspectives

Photo of Dr.Katie Aubrecht, RDS Forums EditorPhoto of Tamara Krawchenko, RDS Guest Editor

Population aging is taking place in nearly all countries across the globe. Within current research and policy, the relationship between disability and aging is often oversimplified and underdeveloped. Disability is assumed to be a product of unsuccessful aging, and aging as an obstacle to living well with a disability.

This special issue of The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal (RDS) features eight original articles that analyze how disability and aging appear within research and policy in Canada, the United States, Australia and Switzerland. The articles in this international collection use interdisciplinary perspectives to explore the relationship between disability and aging in its complexity. They expose and challenge age and disability related myths and misconceptions and reconsider why global population matters.

Dr. Aubrecht & Dr. Krawchenko, Guest Editors

Posted: 2016-09-20

Call for Papers: Special Forum Fall 2017

Special Forum on Cripping Care: Care Pedagogies and Practices Volume 13 Issue 4, Fall 2017

Logo, The Review of Disability Studies An International Journal, Cripping Care: Care Pedagogies and practices, Volume 13 Issue 4, CALL FOR PAPERS Cripping Care: Care Pedagogies and Practices invites scholarly, multimedia and artistic explorations of care as a critical pedagogical terrain. To ‘crip’ care means to recognize the agency and value of disabled persons at the center of care relationships, as well as scholarly and artistic inquiry about care. Cripping care asserts a new direction in disability studies that opens fresh perspectives, critiques and practices to resist normalizing, often violent care regimes and practices.

The Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal invites scholarly, multimedia and artistic explorations of care as a critical pedagogical terrain for the 2017 Special Forum, Cripping Care: Care Pedagogies and Practices.

Posted: 2016-09-01

Volume 11 Issue 4 - A Special Forum on 2015 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

The newest issue of RDS is out!! You won't want to miss this very special edition featuring a forum from the 2015 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity - Volume 11, Issue 4, online now! Become a subscriber today!

To visit our website featuring the latest issue click here: http://www.rds.hawaii.edu/

To visit our blog featuring an introduction by Associate Editor for Forums Katie Aubrecht previewing this very special issue click here: http://rdsinternationaljournal.blogspot.com/

Posted: 2016-01-13

Volume 11 Issue 3 Now Posted

Happy Fall from RDS!

The Fall semester is well under way and our International journal is receiving submissions from all over the world! The newest issue of the Review of Disability Studies (RDS), Volume 11, Issue 3 has something for everyone. 

A few things from our exciting current issue:

Despite the passing of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 1975 granting children with disabilities in the US access to education and integration in schools, many classrooms remain segregated today. Priya Lalvani from Montclair State University shares her research on this issue in the manuscript entitled: "Rethinking Disability and Inclusive Education: A Teacher Study Group." Exploring institutionalized ableism and the role of educators in the systematic segregation of students with disabilities in schools has important implications for inclusive education in democratic societies.

The tourism industry in Zimbabwe is booming. Despite the fact that tourism is a social right for all, and people with disabilities represent a substantial market for tourism, little has been done to ensure access to tourism facilities for those with disabilities. Oliver Chikuta draws attention to this topic and makes recommendations in his research article "Is There Room in the Inn? Towards Incorporating People with Disability in Tourism Planning." 

The internationally acclaimed artist Lee Mingwei gave the "gift of song" to Maria Timberlake, our Associate Editor for Creative Works. In Maria's article she shares how she felt receiving such a gift, and her experience later as artist for a day in Mingwei's Living Room exhibit at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Maria draws implications from Mingwei's art to her studies on inclusive education and his emphasis on human connection, paying sincere attention to others, and dissolving barriers. She describes her experiences and insights in her piece entitled, "Inclusion and the Gifts of Art." 

Remember, to view the current issue and any content from the past year, you must be a subscriber! So, what are you waiting for? It's a great time to give yourself the gift of knowledge with a subscription to the Review of Disability Studies!! Register and Subscribe today. 

We are always looking for submissions, so spread the word! We are anxious to receive your research articles but would also love to get your creative submissions- poetry, essays, short stories, art work, photography, anything in the area of disability studies that you want to share with an international audience. Send your work today! For more info, check out our website.

Wishing you a productive Fall. Until next time, mahalo nui loa!!

RDS Editorial Team
rdsj@hawaii.edu
Posted: 2015-09-22

Special Forum on Disability & Aging Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the release of an exciting Call for Papers for a special forum on Disability and Aging for the Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal.
Posted: 2015-07-14
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