restricted access   Volume 50, Number 2, Summer 2017

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Blackness & Disability

Guest Editor: Therí A. Pickens

Blue Blackness, Black Blueness: Making Sense of Blackness and Disability1

pp. 93-103

Black Like Dis(ability)

Unvictimizable: Toward a Fat Black Disability Studies

pp. 105-121

The Absent Presence of Elsie Lacks: Hauntings at the Intersection of Race, Class, Gender, and Disability

pp. 123-137

Inked in Black and Blue

Interpreting Disability Metaphor and Race in Octavia Butler's "The Evening and the Morning and the Night"

pp. 139-151

Tryin' to Scrub that "Death Pussy"1 Clean Again: The Pleasures of Domesticating HIV/AIDS in Pearl Cleage's Fiction

pp. 153-168

(Un)necessary Procedures: Black Women, Disability, and Work in Grey's Anatomy

pp. 169-183

Reserved Public Space

Jim Crow's Disabilities: Racial Injury, Immobility, and the "Terrible Handicap" in the Literature of James Weldon Johnson

pp. 185-201

Blind Like Me: John Howard Griffin, Disability, Intersectionality, and Civil Rights in Postwar America

pp. 203-219

Avonte's Law: Autism, Wandering, and the Racial Surveillance of Neurological Difference

pp. 221-235


The Undying

p. 237

Flavio da Silva, Rio de Janeiro, 1961

pp. 238-239

Book Reviews

A Disability History of the United States by Kim E. Nielsen (review)

pp. 241-242

New Body Politics: Narrating Arab and Black Identity in the Contemporary United States by Therí A. Pickens (review)

pp. 243-244

Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada ed. by Liat Ben-Moshe, Chris Chapman, and Allison C. Carey (review)

pp. 244-246

Disability and Difference in Global Contexts: Enabling a Transformative Body Politic by Nirmala Erevelles (review)

pp. 246-248


pp. 249-250