Welcome to the Society for Disability Studies

SDS is a lively scholarly association of more than 400 artists, scholars and activists who promote Disability Studies, recognizing disability as a complex and valuable aspect of human experience. (read more)

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Looking forward to seeing you in Minneapolis, MN in 2014.

News from SDS

  • The registration portal for sds 2014 Minneapolis is now open.
  • The due date for general scholarship applications supporting travel for presenters at SDS 2014 is April 10, 2014.
  • The due date for applications for the Chris Bell Memorial Award supporting travel for presenters at SDS 2014 is April 10, 2014.
  • Information about Sponsorship, Advertising and Exhibiting opportunities for the SDS 2014 Conference is available .
  • SDS is teaming up with the ADA Legacy Project for a special issue of DSQ marking the 25th Anniversary of the ADA.
  • Consider an organizational membership. An org membership in SDS carries many benefits and fosters conversations "at home" around disability issues.