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JHU Book Series: Disability in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The NYU Center for Disability Studies announces a new book series “Disability in the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine” to be published through Johns Hopkins University Press. CDS Director Mara Mills joins Jaipreet Virdi and Wayne Tan as Series Editors. A banner featuring a graphic illustration of a person’s facial profile. They are wearing dark glasses, a face mask, and their

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Canadian Institutes for Health Research Grant  

Mara Mills is co-investigator on an international team of researchers, led by Professor Stephanie Lloyd of Université Laval, that received a 5-year, $612,000 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Together with co-investigators Isabelle Boisvert (audiologist, University of Sydney), Jennifer Campos (psychologist, University of Toronto), Michele Friedner (anthropologist, University of Chicago), and collaborators Katie

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NEH Dangers and Opportunities of Technology Grant 

NEH Dangers and Opportunities of Technology Grant Mara Mills and Michele Friedner (University of Chicago) have been awarded one of the inaugural Dangers and Opportunities of Technology grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Their collaborative humanities research project, “The Global Cochlear Implant: Provincializing ‘Brain Implants’ Through Disability Technocultures,” will run from 2023-2025 and will result

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New Publication: Crip Authorship: Disability as Method

Crip Authorship: Disability as Method is an expansive volume presenting the multidisciplinary methods brought into being by disability studies and activism. Mara Mills and Rebecca Sanchez have convened leading scholars, artists, and activists to explore the ways disability shapes authorship, transforming cultural production, aesthetics, and media.

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Film Quarterly Dossier: The New Disability Media

Film Quarterly explores new directions in disability film and media in a two-part webinar discussing its special dossier “The New Disability Media” (Winter 2022) co-presented with NYU’s Center for Disability Studies and Center for Media, Culture & History.   

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