Prof. Anne-Marie Callus

Prof. Anne-Marie Callus

Prof. Anne-Marie Callus


Associate Professor

Room 114
Humanities A (Law/Theology Building)
University of Malta
  +356 2340 3996
  • Self-advocacy (intellectual disability)
  • Inclusive research with disabled people
  • Legal capacity issues
  • Cultural representations of disability
  • Social Policy and Disability

CALLUS, A.M. and VELLA, S., 2021. The independent living movement and capitalism: Challenges and contributions. Studies in Social Wellbeing, 1(1), pp. 12-25.

CALLUS, A.M., 2020. The contribution of disability studies to the new humanities. Word and Text: A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, X, pp. 70-90.

CALLUS, A. and CAUCHI, D., 2020. Ensuring meaningful access to easy‐to‐read information: A case study. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 48(2), pp. 124-131.

CALLUS, A.M., 2019. Access for disabled students to further and higher education: an intersubjective and dialogic process. The Junior College Multi-Disciplinary Conference: Research, Practice and Collaboration: Breaking Barriers Conference Proceedings 2019, pp. 169-182.

CALLUS, A.M., 2019. Being an inclusive researcher: seeking questions, raising answers. Disability & Society, 34(7-8), pp. 1241-1263.

CALLUS, A.M., 2019. Using critical discourse analysis in intellectual disability research: student's guide and data exemplar. .

CALLUS, A.M., 2018. Reading disability in literature and in film (Review article). Word and Text: A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, VIII, pp. 225-236.

CALLUS, A., 2018. The Cloak of Incompetence: Representations of People with Intellectual Disability in Film. Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies, 13(2), pp. 177-194.

CALLUS, A., 2018. Removing obstacles to equal recognition for persons with intellectual disability: Taking exception to the way things are. Alter, 12(3), pp. 153-165.

CALLUS, A., BONELLO, I., MIFSUD, C. and FENECH, R., 2018. Overprotection in the lives of people with intellectual disability in Malta: knowing what is control and what is enabling support. Disability & Society, 34(3), pp. 345-367.

IONESCU, A. and CALLUS, A.M., 2018. Encounters between Disability Studies and Critical Trauma Studies: Introduction. Word and Text: A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, VIII, pp. 5-34.

CALLEJA, C., CALLUS, A.M., GAUCI, V. and MERCIECA, D., 2017. Introduction to Special Issue on Inclusive Education: listening to disabled students' voices Editorial. Malta Review of Educational Research, 11(2), pp. 161-164.

CALLUS, A.M. and CAMILLERI-ZAHRA, A., 2017. ‘Nothing about us without us’: disabled people determining their human rights through the UNCRPD. Mediterranean Review of Human Rights Inception Issue: Conference Proceedings ‘The Role of Human Rights Bodies in Promoting a Human Rights Culture’, 1(1),.

CALLUS, A.M. and CAMILLERI-ZAHRA, A., 2017. Disabled people and culture: creating inclusive global cultural policies. In: V. DURRER, D. O'BRIEN and T. MILLER, eds, The Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy. 1 edn. Routledge, pp. 187-200.

CALLUS, A., 2017. Developing Inclusive Research Methods: Collaborating With People With Intellectual Disability as Co- Researchers. Sage Research Methods, 1(1), pp. 1.

CALLUS, A., 2017. Making disability conferences more actively inclusive. Disability & Society, 32(10), pp. 1661-1665.

CALLUS, A., 2017. The Poetics of Touch: Mediating the Reality of Deafblindness in Planet of Snail. Documentary and Disability. Springer, pp. 145-158.

PLEVEN, L. and CALLUS, A., 2017. The outcomes of mainstream post-secondary education for young people with intellectual disability: investing in human capital or whiling away the time? Malta Review of Educational Research, 11(2), pp. 223-241.

AZZOPARDI-LANE, C., CALLUS, A.M., 2016. Disability and Parenting - The Experiences of Four Women with Disability
. Considering Disability, 2.

CALLUS, A.M., 2016. 'Being friends means helping each other, making coffee for each other': reciprocity in the friendships of people with intellectual disability. Disability and Society, 32(1), pp. 1-16.

CALLUS, A.M. and FARRUGIA, R., 2016. The Disabled Child's Participation Rights. 1 edn. UK: Routledge.

GAUCI, V. and CALLUS, A., 2015. Enabling everything: scale, disability and the film The Theory of Everything. Disability & Society, 30(8), pp. 1282-1286.

AZZOPARDI-LANE, C. and CALLUS, A.M., 2014. Constructing Sexual Identities: people with intellectual disability talking about sexuality. . British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43(1), pp. 32-37.

CALLUS, A.M., 2014. From for to of: a typology of Maltese Disability Organisations. Disability and Society, 29(1), pp. 1-15.

CALLUS, A.M., 2013. Becoming self-advocates: people with intellectual disability seeking a voice. 1 edn. Oxford: Peter Lang.

BONELLO, A., BONELLO, I. and CALLUS, A.M., 2012. Inclusive education: the insider experience of two students in Malta. In: A. AZZOPARDI, ed, Roots to Inclusive Education: a question of wellbeing. 1 edn. Lambert, .

DEGUARA, M., JELASSI, O., MICALLEF, B. and CALLUS, A.M., 2012. How we like to live when we have the chance.
. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 40(2), pp. 123-127.

CAMILLERI, J.M. and CALLUS, A.M., 2001. Out of the Cellars: disability, politics and the struggle for change - the Maltese experience. In: L. BARTON, ed, Disability, Politics and the Struggle for Change. 1 edn. London: Fulton, pp. 79-92.

  • ATS5112 - Representing Otherness on Film: Gender, Disability, Sexuality and Ethnicity in the Cinema
  • DBS2201 - Campaigning for Rights on an Equal Basis with Others
  • DBS2213 - Advanced Study Skills for Disability Studies
  • DBS3010 - Representation of Disabled People
  • DBS5017 - Psycho-Social Disabilities
  • DBS5018 - Person-Centred and Family-Oriented Disability Services
  • IAL3002 - Children and Social Welfare: Rights and Legal Issues with Special Reference to Persons with Disabilities
  • MNH1007 - Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Health Care
  • RSE5010 - Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Childhood
  • SWB5001 - Advanced Research Methods