Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies – Special Issue
Call for Papers: Disability and Visual Culture
Guest Editors: Dr Alice Hall (University of York) and Professor Tobin Siebers (University of Michigan)
In the last two decades, there has been an unprecedented explosion in visual culture. If we live in the 'age of the image', what does this mean for disability studies? From the Venus de Milo to Marc Quinn's Alison Lapper Pregnant (2005), or Diane Arbus's photographs to the media representations of the London 2012 Paralympians, visual representations of disability call into question notions of normalcy, aesthetic value and beauty.