Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

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

Academic vs. Politics: Or, will someone please tie my fingers together?

Following the ‘Throwing it all away’ post, I’ve received a number of comments, some questions, and some requests for clarification. There has also been some criticism – warranted, I think … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · 1 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) banquet translation in progress

Just a quick note to let you know that I’ve started to post up the translations of the 1834 banquet. If you want to follow it, you can refer to … Continue reading

June 2, 2011 · 2 Comments

There’s no distance in a DEAF virtual space

Yesterday, I was writing to a friend in the US who also presented at the AAG in Seattle, and who is doing research on virtual spaces in gaming… her comment, … Continue reading

May 25, 2011