Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies

Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies

  • ISSN (Online) : 1757-6466
  • ISSN (Print) : 1757-6458
  • Language : English
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Focusing on representations of disability, Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies publishes a wide variety of textual analyses that are informed by disability theory and, by extension, experiences of disability. 

Instrumental in the interdisciplinarity of literary studies, cultural studies, and disability studies, It is an essential disability studies journal for scholars whose work concentrates on the portrayal of disability.

With an editorial board of 65 internationally renowned scholars, the journal is edited by Professor David Bolt, Director of the Centre for Culture & Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University.  

Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies is indexed/abstracted in SCOPUS.  

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1) Special Issue: Cripistemologies Now
Guest Editors: Merri Lisa Johnson (University of South Carolina-Upstate) and Robert McRuer (George Washington University)

2) Special Issue: Cripping Graphic Medicine: Approaching Comics from a Disability Studies Perspective
Guest Editors: Gesine Wegner (Leipzig University) and Dorothee Marx (Kiel University)

3) Special Issue: Rethinking the Species Divide: Disability and Animality in Literature and Culture
Guest Editors: Liz Shek-Noble and Chelsea Temple Jones

4) Special Issue: Invitation to Dance: Performing Disability Politics through the Dancing Body
Guest Editors: Stefan Sunandan Honisch (University of British Columbia, Canada) and Gili Hammer (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

David Bolt, Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University 

Book Reviews Editor
Ann Fox, Davidson College 

Comments Editor
Owen Barden, Liverpool Hope University 

Editorial Support Worker
Heidi Mapley, Liverpool Hope University 

Editorial Advisers
Clare Barker, University of Leeds
Tammy Berberi, University of Minnesota, Morris
James Berger, Yale University
Michael Berube, Pennsylvania State University
Lucy Burke, Manchester Metropolitan University
Fiona Kumari Campbell, University of Dundee
Johnson Cheu, Michigan State University
Ria Cheyne, Liverpool Hope University
Tom Coogan, University of Birmingham
G. Thomas Couser, Hofstra University
Michael Davidson, University of California, San Diego
Lennard J. Davis, University of Illinois, Chicago
Helen Deutsch, University of California, Los Angeles
Jim Ferris, University of Toledo
Anne Finger, Oakland, California
Chris Foss, University of Mary Washington
Ann Fox, Davidson College
Chris Gabbard, University of North Florida
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University, Atlanta
Martin Halliwell, University of Leicester
Diane Price Herndl, University of South Florida
Christopher Krentz, University of Virginia
Miriamne Ara Krummel, University of Dayton
Petra Kuppers, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Stephen Kuusisto, Syracuse University
Robert McRuer, George Washington University
Susannah B. Mintz, Skidmore College
David T. Mitchell, George Washington University
Stuart Murray, University of Leeds
James Overboe, Wilfrid Laurier University
Catherine Prendergast, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ato Quayson, University of Toronto
Susan Schweik, University of California, Berkeley
Margrit Shildrick, Linkoping University
Sharon L. Snyder, George Washington University
Tanya Titchkosky, University of Toronto

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Editorial Queries:
All editorial correspondence should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief, David Bolt

Dr David Bolt
Graduate School
Education Faculty
Liverpool Hope University
Hope Park
Liverpool L16 9JD, UK 

Book Reviews: 
All books for review should be addressed to the Books Reviews Editor, Ann Fox

Ann Fox
Department of English
Davidson College
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Comments from the field:
All submissions for the Comments from the field section should be sent to the Comments Editor, Owen Barden

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