Age and/as Disability

A Call for Conversation

Authors

  • Erin Gentry Lamb Hiram College

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7146/ageculturehumanities.v2i.130612

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Author Biography

Erin Gentry Lamb, Hiram College

is an associate professor of biomedical humanities and Director of the Center for Literature and Medicine at Hiram College. Her work appears in such publications as The Journal of Medical Humanities, The Health and Humanities Reader, and The International Journal of Aging and Society. She is a founding member of the North American Network in Aging Studies (NANAS) and serves on the Editorial Committee of Age, Culture, Humanities. Readers may write to Erin Gentry Lamb at LambEG@hiram.edu. 

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Published

2015-01-01

How to Cite

Lamb, E. G. “Age and/As Disability: A Call for Conversation”. Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 2, Jan. 2015, pp. 315-24, doi:10.7146/ageculturehumanities.v2i.130612.