Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

Predoctoral position in the history of deafness and/or hysteria – Berlin

Please note, this isn’t something that I can advise on – I’m posting it here to link to it, as I can’t find it hosted anywhere else. — BEGINS — … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Games we play with spaces – abstract

The last month or so has been quiet on the blog – I have a good excuse, a new member of our family: Zebedee Noah, arrived (very quickly) on the … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

1836, Parisian deaf-mute banquet – French transcription complete

I’ve just finished transcribing the French account of the 3rd deaf-mute, de l’Epée anniversary banquet, held on the 4th December 1836. You’ll find a .pdf of the original text at: … Continue reading

June 27, 2012

Translating ‘sourd-muet’

Those of you reading my initial translations of the banquets will have noticed that there’s a pretty central issue that I avoid. Unfortunately, or fortunately (depending on how you look … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · 3 Comments

1835 Deaf Banquets – Translation available

The initial translation of the 1835 de l’Epée anniversary banquet is now ready. You’ll find it at https://mikegulliver.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/1835-bilingual.pdf The 1836 banquet may be a little while as I have nothing … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 9 Comments

Deaf Banquets 1835 – and a glimpse of Berthier’s poem

The transcription of the French account of the 1835 banquet is now complete, and available here. The translation is nearly done. I’ll put it up as soon as it’s ready. … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 7 Comments

1834 Banquet

I’m not sure how far I got with publishing this last year – but here are the completed French transcription in pdf form, and a provisional early bilingual text with … Continue reading

May 31, 2012

Parisian, 19th century Deaf banquets – a different approach

In previous attempts to digitise and release a translation of the 19th century French Deaf banquets, I’ve always attempted to do so without digitising the original. Laziness really… a shortcut, … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

Upload of Deaf-Mute Banquets thesis

Quick post to let you know that I’ve uploaded my 2004 MSc thesis on the construction of the historical record of the Deaf-Mute banquets to Academia.edu It can be downloaded … Continue reading

March 25, 2011

A home for the banquets, part 2

Just pre-Christmas… I’ve finally decided what to do with the Banquets documents… Despite offers of help from friends with software for cataloguing and archival control, the project’s not really that … Continue reading

December 23, 2010