History, Journals, Literature, News

Celebrating Disability History Month 2022

From 16th November to 16th December 2022 it is Disability History Month throughout the UK, with events throughout the month celebrating the themes of Disability, Health and Wellbeing. To mark this, the team at Liverpool University Press have put together a curated reading list full of OA and free to read content.

Journals, Literature

Reading and Changing Social Attitudes to Disability: The 50th Issue of JLCDS

To celebrate the 50th issue of the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, Professor David Bolt discusses some of the recent work undertaken by the Centre for Culture and Disability Studies alongside the journal published by Liverpool University Press, playing testament to their wider reach engagement across the Higher Education sector and beyond.

Modern Languages

Q&A With Éamon Ó Cofaigh, author of A Vehicle for Change

Our latest publication in the Studies in Modern and Contemporary France series, A Vehicle for Change, looks at popular representations of the automobile in 20th-Century France. Its author, Éamon Ó Cofaigh, takes a seat for an exclusive Q&A for the LUP blog.

Modern Languages

Q&A with Lisa Algazi Marcus, author of Mother’s Milk and Male Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century French Narrative 

The latest in our Q&A series sees Dr Lisa Algazi Marcus talk about her new monograph, 'Mother’s Milk and Male Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century French Narrative', discussing the role of breastfeeding in nineteenth-century France and its representations in literature of the period.

Modern Languages, Political History

The Bright Side of Modernity

In this exclusive commentary, Coletta revisits the central ideas explored in her book, Decadent Modernity, discussing the bright side of modernity, analysing the complexities and contradictions of our fast-changing world and the idea of ‘Latin America’ as a geo-political region.