Tobin Siebers

Remembering Tobin Siebers

by Carolyn Darr February 5, 2015

Renowned scholar and disability studies theorist Tobin Siebers passed away January 29 in Ann Arbor. His long and distinguished publishing record included the field-defining books Disability Theory (2008) and Disability Aesthetics (2010), six other monographs, four edited collections, and a memoir, Among Men. MLive reports that Siebers, Professor of English and Art and Design at the University of Michigan, will be honored at a memorial service on February 6 at 2 p.m. in the ballroom of the Michigan League.  

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2011 University of Michigan Press Book Award Winner Announced

by Trade Marketing October 12, 2011

The University of Michigan Press recently named Tobin Siebers, author of Disability Aesthetics, the recipient of the 2011 University of Michigan Press Book Award. The first attempt to theorize the representation of disability in modern art and visual culture, Disability Aesthetics explores the rich but hidden role that disability plays in art and in aesthetic judgments. The Press Book Award is given to the best work published by the University Press in the prior two calendar years and written by a member, or members, of the University of Michigan faculty.

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UM Press titles win CHOICE Awards

by Trade Marketing January 3, 2011

CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, which is published by the Association of College and Research Libraries and a division of the American Library Association, has announced the winners of its 2010 Outstanding Academic Titles winners. The following University of Michigan Press titles have received the award: David Castillo’s Baroque Horrors Pamela Fox’s Natural Acts Joshua Horwitz and Casey Anderson’s Guns, Democracy, and the Insurrectionist Idea Suk-Young Kim’s Illusive Utopia Tobin Siebers’s Disability Aesthetics

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