How does the language we use shape how we think about disability? In Deborah Thorpe’s review of Intellectual Disability: A Conceptual History, 1200-1900 (2018), the history of intellectual disability emerges as one of contested terms.
What does it mean to imagine the body as permeable? In this post, Lauren Rozenberg and Laura Scalabrella Spada share their reflections of organising the ‘Permeable Bodies in Medieval and Early Modern Visual Culture’
Daria Hartmann reviews the German premiere of Claire Cunningham’s Guide Gods at Tanzhaus Düsseldorf, November 2018. In Guide Gods, the Scottish dance choreographer and disability activist Claire Cunningham uses a potent mix of dance, storytelling,
Harriet Barratt reports on Birkbeck’s ‘necessarily uncomfortable’ recent workshop on ‘Curating the Medical Humanities’ on 13th September 2018 The ‘Curating the Medical Humanities’ workshop sprang out of the exhibition Mr A Moves in Mysterious Ways:
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