Category Archives: conferences

CFP: Disability Studies and the Classical Body

Effaced followers may be interested in the following call for papers, which proposes a fascinating conference on disability and the ‘classical’ body. We are excited to see one of our own collaborators, Jane Draycott, a confirmed speaker.   THE FORGOTTEN OTHER: DISABILITY … Continue reading

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First Impressions Last….

Guest blogger and Effaced associate Michelle Webb (PhD project at Exeter: ‘As fowle a ladie as the smale pox could make her’: facial disfigurement in sixteenth and seventeenth century England) writes: On November 10th 2016 the Centre for eighteenth-century studies … Continue reading

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Disease, Disability, Chronic Pain

Just back from the 10th Disease, Disability and Medicine conference in Swansea, where there was a distinct trend to challenge physical and mental impairments as the defining identifier of the individuals and communities discussed. Of particular interest to Effaced was the glimpse … Continue reading

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Disability, Bodily Extensions, and the Posthuman

Here’s another interesting-sounding project on the radar. Augmenting the Body: Disability, Bodily Extensions, and the Posthuman is an interdisciplinary medical humanities project based at the University of Leeds. The project is hosting a range of talks starting October 18 with Professor Sarah … Continue reading

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CFP: VariAbilities III

We’re excited to learn that the call for papers for the 2017 VariAbilities conference has been released. The conference is convened by Professor Chris Mounsey, who is a member of the Effaced project’s advisory committee. Quoting from the conference poster: … Continue reading

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Australian Faces

I (Emily) spent last week at the meeting of the Australian Historical Association in Ballarat, Victoria. AHA 2016: From Boom to Bust was convened by the Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH) at Federation University Australia, and although there were plenty of … Continue reading

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Effaced at the Australian Historical Association conference

The Effaced project is being represented at the meeting of the Australian Historical Association this week in Ballarat, Victoria. AHA 2016: From Boom to Bust is convened by the Collaborative Research Centre in Australian History (CRCAH) at Federation University Australia. Emily’s paper … Continue reading

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