“Mens sana in corpora sano”

I’m reading “Enforcing Normalcy”, by Lennard J Davis. The second chapter, “Constructing Normalcy”, talks about the development of the concept of “normal” in European/American culture, mostly from the seventeenth century onwards. On page 37-38, he talks about early twentieth century… Read More ›

WARNING: “disability theme”

A new UK film, “Special People”, has had a special warning slapped on it by the film classification board. The film, which casts actors with disabilities in a comedy about film-making, continues to carry the warning, because the Board only… Read More ›