Tag Archives: disabilities studies

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy answers questions about the inspirations, discoveries and takeaways of Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? I grew up with disabled siblings and a mother who … Continue reading

Congratulations to Jordynn Jack, who received the 2015 RSA Book Award from the Rhetoric Society of America (RSA) for Autism and Gender: From Refrigerator Mothers to Computer Geeks. In Autism and Gender, Jack offers new insights into the ways rhetorical … Continue reading

In her memoir Rachel in the World, Jane Bernstein writes about the formidable obstacles of raising a disabled daughter into adulthood. In the book, a follow up to her previous memoir Loving Rachel, Bernstein shares the frustrations and unexpected pleasures she has found … Continue reading