WEBSITES

The Disability History Museum website

            http://www.disabilitymuseum.org/                  

 

*Library of primary sources in disability history, texts and images

*Coming soon:  Disability History exhibits

                          Teacher Resources and Course Packets

 

Disability Studies in the Humanities, a Crossroads platform (U.S. Dept. Ed. funded)

http://www. georgetown.edu/crossroads/interests/ds-hum/index.html

With many links to various resources on

*Disability memorabilia

*Course syllabi (post-secondary)

*Interdisciplinary bibliography on disability in the humanities

*ETC.

 

H-Disability:  An H-Net Discussion Network

http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~disabil/

Site for the discussion network devoted to scholarly issues in the history of disability.

            *Reviews of current books in disability history

            *Subject-searchable discussion logs

            *Info on joining the discussion

 

The Society for Disability Studies

            http://www.uic.edu/orgs/sds

With many links (bottom left of home page) to various resources on

            *News and media

            *Policy and activism

            *Scholarly sites

            *ETC.

 

AUDIO

Beyond Affliction:  The Disability History Project

http://www.npr.org/programs/disability

A four-part series from NPR on disability history in the U.S. since 1800

            1.  Inventing the Poster Child

            2.  What’s Work Got To Do With It?

            3. The Overdue Revolution

            4.  Tomorrow’s Children

 

BOOKS

Davis, Lennard, ed.  The Disability Studies Reader.    New York:  Routledge, 1997.

 

Fleischer, Doris Zames and Frieda Zames.  The Disability Rights Movement:  From

Charity to Confrontation.  Philadelphia:  Temple U. Press, 2001.

 

Longmore, Paul and Laura Umansky.  The New Disability History: American

Perspectives.  New York:  NYU Press, 2001.

 

 

 

Revised 08/25/2008  

 

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