MIKE GULLIVER

Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

Sign language recognition and Satyagraha – initial thoughts (1)

With this post, I’m adopting a slightly different approach to blogging. To this point, I’ve tried to post articles that are complete. In other words, they start at the beginning, … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 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

A euphemism…

An article published in The Rebuttal has caught my eye… for its use of a euphemism… I don’t know if “the Auditory┬áVerbal (AV) approach” is exactly the same as Oralism… … Continue reading

June 3, 2010 · Leave a comment