Disability Studies



The Mark of Slavery

Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

Author: Jenifer L. Barclay
Pub Date: April 2021

Exploring the disability history of slavery   learn more...

link to catalog page, Between Fitness and Death

Between Fitness and Death

Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Author: Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy
Pub Date: April 2020

Challenging how we think about race and disability   learn more...

link to catalog page, Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education

Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education

The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Author: Bruce J. Dierenfield and David A. Gerber
Pub Date: July 2020

An important case at the crossroads of disability rights and church-state separation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Money, Marriage, and Madness

Money, Marriage, and Madness

The Life of Anna Ott

Author: Kim E. Nielsen
Pub Date: June 2020

A female physician battling oppression and the law in the nineteenth-century Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page, Shared Selves

Shared Selves

Latinx Memoir and Ethical Alternatives to Humanism

Author: Suzanne Bost
Pub Date: October 2019

Seeing life writing through a posthumanist lens   learn more...

link to catalog page, Traveling with Service Animals

Traveling with Service Animals

By Air, Road, Rail, and Ship across North America

Author: Henry Kisor and Christine Goodier
Pub Date: September 2019

A first of its kind travel guide for human-animal partnerships   learn more...

link to catalog page, Dream Shot

Dream Shot

The Journey to a Wheelchair Basketball National Championship

Author: Josh Birnbaum
Pub Date: November 2017

Photographs of the uphill battles and crowning triumph of a storied athletic program   learn more...

link to catalog page, Autism and Gender

Autism and Gender

From Refrigerator Mothers to Computer Geeks

Author: Jordynn Jack
Pub Date: May 2014

The first ever study of how conceptions of gender influence debates about autism   learn more...

link to catalog page, What's That Pig Outdoors?

What's That Pig Outdoors?

A Memoir of Deafness

Author: Henry Kisor
Pub Date: August 2010

An updated version of the memoir that changed perceptions of the deaf   learn more...

link to catalog page, My Sense of Silence

My Sense of Silence

Memoirs of a Childhood with Deafness

Author: Lennard J. Davis
Pub Date: 2008

A beautifully told and unique recollection of life as the child of immigrant Jews in the Bronx and as the child of deaf parents   learn more...