Autistic academics face endless ableism and scrutiny within the academy, even within disability studies. This post will present anti-autistic ableism across the academy, highlighting the impact of ableism on autistic academics, and gesture towards resistance efforts led by autistic academics and allies.
Today's #AntiAbleistComposition feature is Jesse A. Goldberg's Public Culture article titled "James Baldwin and the Anti-Black Force of Law: On Excessive Violence and Exceeding Violence." James Baldwin and the Anti-Black Force of LawDownload About Dr. Goldberg: Jesse A. Goldberg works in the interdisciplinary fields of Black studies and American studies with a grounding in African … Continue reading 4/20/2020: Jesse A. Goldberg’s “James Baldwin and the Anti-Black Force of Law”
Today's #AntiAbleistComposition feature isn't a text or a work or a piece of scholarship. Today's feature is dedicated to Sylvia Wynter, whose labor, love, and writing has shaped the course of Black feminist thought and Black feminist praxis for generations. Today's feature will be a curation of Wynter's work, which I find to be relevant … Continue reading 4/14/2020: Sylvia Wynter
Today's #AntiAbleistComposition feature is "Contextualizing Black Disability and the Culture of Dissemblance" by Sami Schalk. The article pays homage to Darlene Clark Hine and Hine's 1989 essay titled "Rape and the Inner Lives of Black Women in the Middle West: Preliminary Thoughts on the Culture of Dissemblance." Both texts are published in Signs: Journal of … Continue reading 4/13/2020: “Contextualizing Black Disability and the Culture of Dissemblance” by Sami Schalk