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 · Leave a comment

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 · Leave a comment

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 · Leave a comment

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