CFP: Disability Studies and Art History (deadline: Oct. 1, 2019)

Following the publication of *Disability and Art History* (Routledge,
2016), the editors seek contributions for a second peer-reviewed volume of
essays that center on interdisciplinary art history and disability studies
scholarship, to be published by Routledge, as part of the series
Interdisciplinary Disability Studies.

Papers may address issues such as the following:

·         Specific representations of disability throughout art history,
including works by disabled and nondisabled artists

·         Portraits of disabled individuals throughout history, with
visible and/or invisible impairments

·         Scientific, anthropological, and vernacular images of disability
and how they have influenced fine art

·         Representations that display disability and eroticization

·         Performance in the forms of artworks and in the everyday lives of
disabled individuals

·         Theories and implications of looking/staring versus gazing in
disability studies and in art history

·         Examples of visual art that represent and/or challenge
stereotypes of disability

·         Representations of freakishness and the grotesque as they relate
to disability studies and artistic production

·         Crip studies

·         Representations of figures such as the fool, freak, charity case,
medical patient, etc., in relation to disability

·         Representations of miracles, martyrdom, or asceticism in relation
to disability

Topics relating to disability and art history from eras before the 20th
century are encouraged, as well as those that address art outside Western
contexts and traditions. Submissions due: Oct. 1, 2019. All submissions
must represent previously unpublished work. Please send an abstract of no
more than 300 words and CV via email to the following:

Ann Millett-Gallant: and Elizabeth Howie:

Selected authors will be notified by Dec. 31, 2019, and will contribute a
full length essay of approximately 6000 words by June 1, 2020. All chapters
will be reviewed by the editors before submission to the publisher, and
will be subject to an additional external review.

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