CfP: Histories of Disability and Sexuality (Publication: NOTCHES-Blog); DL: 01.08.2016

NOTCHES. (re)marks on the history of sexuality (Web)

Proposals by 01.08.2016

How has the relationship between disability and sexuality been conceptualized in different cultures and changed over time? How have ideas about able-bodies shaped concepts of sexual norms and variance? How have changing ideas about sexuality and disability informed each other?

NOTCHES invites submissions on the histories of disability and sexuality. We welcome blog posts (1000-1500 words); interviews with scholars, archivists, and activists; as well as submissions to our “Archives of Desire” series in which historians reflect on a primary source and its value in research or teaching.

We define the term disability capaciously and seek to include submissions covering any form of impairment or disability identity. Read more … (Web)