MIKE GULLIVER

Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

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 · Leave a comment

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

Deaf unity – a (rather historical) response to Lizzie Ward

I started writing this as a comment and response to comments on Lizzie Ward’s article at Limping Chicken, but it got a bit long, and a bit involved, so I … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Deaf Geographies presentations – Heriot Watt, 5th and 6th March.

In case anyone is interested – I’ll be presenting at Heriot Watt in March. On the 5th, I’ll be at EdSign – https://sites.google.com/site/edsignlectures/ presenting on Deaf space – a tool … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

1834 DEAF (deaf-mute | sourd-muet) banquets update

Yes… it’s taken a few more days, but the next page of the 1834 translation is done. You can view the ongoing work at http://www.scribd.com/doc/58447190/1834-Deaf-Mute-Sourd-Muet-Banquets-translation  

June 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Today in the Italian Parliament a bill is…

Today, in the Italian Parliament, a bill is being voted in that changes the status of Italian Sign Language from a full natural language, proven as such by years of … Continue reading

May 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

The national ‘forgiven’ summit… part 1

Some people complain that Deafhood is unncessarily contestatory. Why? Because they suggest that it plays on fear to establish an identity that isn’t ‘really real’… that it refuses to accept … Continue reading

June 14, 2010 · Leave a comment

Stretching informatics

My brother‘s been in touch… he works in informatics in Henley Business School. His particular interests are Social informatics and collaborative systems – computer-supported cooperative work, community systems, social networks, human-computer … Continue reading

June 2, 2010 · Leave a comment