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  • 12 Dec 2022
    Mary Crossley

    Long COVID as a Case Study for Race/Disability Intersectionality

    Chimére Smith is one of tens of millions of Americans with symptoms of long COVID. According to an August 2022 NBC News story, the 40-year-old Black woman from Baltimore was experiencing extreme fatigue, diarrhea, brain fog, and loss of vision in one eye, along with other symptoms. The symptoms were debilitating, preventing Smith from working […]

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  • 17 Feb 2021
    Alanna Skuse

    Surgery and Selfhood in Early Modern England

    In 1686, John Moyle published a guidebook for young surgeons working in the navy. Before a battle, he advised, they should set up their stations ready to perform amputations. They’d need a barrel to store implements such as their bone saw and knives, and another container in which to keep the disembodied limbs ‘until there […]

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  • 21 Jan 2021
    Essaka Joshua

    Disability as diversity

    In the last thirty years, the field of disability studies has fully emerged, bringing a new vocabulary for understanding disability, that grew out of, and continues to grow with, the disability rights movements and people’s experiences of disability.

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