Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

Deaf VR spaces and VR archaeology

A friend of mine has published an article in ‘British Archaeology’ on Virtual Reality archaeology which contains an interior view of the Deaf Church that stood on Oxford Street reconstructed from … Continue reading

February 26, 2016

Funded PhD in Deaf heritage/history/spaces

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship in Deaf Heritage at the University of Bristol. Wherever they occur, environments designed for Deaf people challenge our assumptions of a ‘normal’ … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

‘Deaf Space’ in a Gallaudet University Press title.

Originally posted on Deaf geographies sandbox:
This is a link to the GUP newsletter for this month, with an intro to Annelies Kusters’ book on the work that she did…

May 1, 2015

Call for Papers – 2015 summer International Conference in Deaf Geographies

I will be unable to attend in real human form this summer but I’ll be there virtually… and I’d strongly recommend this conference to you if you’re at all able … Continue reading

February 17, 2015

PhD on Deaf Heritage Buildings – starts Sept 2015 (initial information)

You probably know that my work is currently focused on the St Saviour’s Deaf Church, which stood on Oxford Street in London from 1870 (when the foundation stone was laid) … Continue reading

January 12, 2015

PhD opportunity on the boundary between gesture and language

I wouldn’t normally post jobs… but this is a subject that I’m particularly interested in, so I’m eager to help Adam recruit someone to it… my own view is that sign … Continue reading

January 9, 2015

New books from Gallaudet University Press

I don’t usually post things from new book issues… but the GUP newsletter that came today sparked my interest. Two books, in particular: 1. Sign Language Archaeology; Understanding the historical … Continue reading

December 19, 2014

Unique opportunity to shape the Scottish BSL Bill – In BSL

Watch this first… https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=668884149899902 Graham Turner writes: This is a brilliant initiative by the Scottish Parliament to bring itself to the BSL community and invite that community to express its views on … Continue reading

December 4, 2014

Communication professionalism or engagement?

(btw – apologies for the hat and the rest… the heating’s off in the house and it gets cold!!) Back from the Bridging The Gap conference in York, two things… … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Deaf… but now (mostly) Dead

William Mager’s post on the Ouch! blog this morning deserves a read. Part of the commemorative events to mark the 100th anniversary of the UK’s entry into World War One, … Continue reading

November 4, 2014