MIKE GULLIVER

Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

A mystery find…

Originally posted on Deaf geographies sandbox:
This is an amazing map of Deaf and blind school locations, and travel times between them by different methods, in 1837. But I have…

May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Deaf town… as imagined in 1903

From the British Deaf Times, 1903. A mental map of an ideal town for Deaf people… This features in a fictional serialisation, entitled ‘The Adventures of Joseph C. Waddle. Deaf-Mute … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lost spaces in Bristol

A quick summary from yesterday’s ‘Lost Spaces’ event in Bristol – the VS1 promo is available, and the full film will be available on Vimeo soon, and I’ll put up … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

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 · Leave a comment

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 · Leave a comment

Deaf-led research into a natural situation that parallels the ‘gesture-rich’ example created by Samsung’s ‘sign language city’.

With permission, this is reproduced from a Facebook post by Annelies Kusters who is a Deaf academic colleague. It presents an alternative to the generally polarised views that have come … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment