Disability studies prize honors the late Tobin Siebers

April 14, 2015

The University of Michigan Press and Department of English Language and Literature have established The Tobin Siebers Prize for Disability Studies in the Humanities, which includes a $5,000 award for best book-length manuscript on a topic of pressing urgency to disability studies in the humanities.

As a long-term faculty member at U-M, prolific author and pioneering theorist, the late Tobin Siebers influenced disability studies in field-shifting ways since the publication of his prize-winning essay “My Withered Limb” in 1998.

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