Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

Co-production – what if Deaf people say ‘no’

No… this is not about the Scottish Referendum.   In a post a few days ago, I described a current move in the more ‘human’ side of academia away from projects that … Continue reading

September 12, 2014

It’s only polite to ask Deaf people *before* we co-produce with them… surely?

The last few weeks have me thinking about the idea of ‘co-production’. Actually, that’s wrong, I’ve been thinking about co-production on and off for the last ten years (without calling … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Deaf cooperatives script now online

Last Friday’s RGS/IBG paper on Deaf Co-operatives, and the challenge of Deaf space as capital is now available. The script is an introductory one, but does cover some academic topics. … Continue reading

September 1, 2014

The sale of St Saviour’s and a question about our role

The last few days have been quite interesting. For a few weeks, I’d been talking to Emma Tracey from the BBC about an article on St Saviour’s. I was really … Continue reading

April 30, 2014

Sometimes you’re the Louisville slugger…

Apologies to those who have no cultural reference for the title… I seem to make a habit of using song lyrics to sum up how I feel. This time, it’s … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

Introducing the blog for the new Deaf space project – and a first BSL post.

As you’ll know if you read this blog, I’ve recently been appointed Research Assistant (which is a slightly demeaning way of saying that I’m the main researcher!) on a three … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 5 Comments

Deaf/academic ownership – making it work: Creation

My post with ideas for making academic work available to the Deaf community responded to a very real need – and provoked at least three offline discussions. The first two were … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Doing more to make academic work accessible to the Deaf community?

In the last week, Deaf academics Dai o’Brien and Steve Emery have had an article published. Their paper picks apart the politics of power that regulate the roles of Deaf … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Three year PhD studentship – Scripture, dissent and Deaf space: St Saviour’s, Oxford Street

Leverhulme funded project – Scripture, dissent and Deaf space: St Saviour’s, Oxford Street Department of Religion and Theology, University of Bristol To commence start of March 2014 The University of … Continue reading

December 20, 2013

Scripture, Dissent, and Deaf space

The recent gap in communication will have told you that I’ve been hard at work. And the work has finally paid off… Back in September, a colleague and I submitted … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 13 Comments