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Conference “Deaf scholars and innovations in Deaf Studies“

Annelies Kusters

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 at 09:00 - Thursday, 15 June 2017 at 17:15 (BST)

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WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE 2017

 

8:15-9:00 Registration

 

9:00-10:00 Innovations in Deaf Studies: Critically mapping the field (Annelies Kusters, Maartje De Meulder and Dai O’Brien)

 

10:00-10:30 Afterword to the book Innovations in Deaf Studies (Paddy Ladd)

 

10:30-11:00 Break

 

11:00-11:30 Academic and Community Interactions in the Formation of Deaf Studies in the United States (Joseph J. Murray)

 

11:30-12:00 The Emergence of a Deaf Academic Professional Class during the British Deaf Resurgence (Maartje De Meulder)

 

12:00-12:45 PANEL: PANEL: The relationship between academics and public policy: An exploration in the context of the BSL (Scotland) Act 2015

(Panel organisers: Steve Emery and Thomas Lichy. Panelists: Maartje De Meulder, Avril Hepner, Graham Turner, Mark Wheatley)

 

12:45-14:15 Lunch

 

14:15-14:45 When Inclusion Excludes. Deaf, Researcher—Either, None, or Both (Hilde Haualand)

 

14:45-15:15 Negotiating Language Practices and Language Ideologies in Fieldwork: A Reflexive Meta-Documentation (Lynn Y-S Hou)

 

15:15-16:00 PANEL: Academization of signed language(s): part one: Languages and modalities in academic discourse (Panel organisers: Christian Rathmann and Thomas Geissler. Panelists: Radka Novakova, Deniz Ilkbasaran (TBC), Joseph Murray, Rezenet Moges-Riedel, Liona Paulus, Hilde Haualand, Graham Turner)

 

16:00-16:30 Break

 

16:30-17:00 Deaf-led Deaf Studies: Using Kaupapa Maori Principles to Guide the Development of Deaf Research Practices (Dai O’Brien)

 

17:00-17:30 Cripping Deaf Studies and Deaf Literature: Deaf Queer Ontologies and Intersectionality (Rezenet Moges)

 

17:30-18:15 PANEL: Researcher positionality in Deaf Studies (and beyond) (Panel organiser: Hilde Haualand. Panelists: Lindsay Dunn, Kaj Kraus, Jemina Napier, Kate Rowley, Alys Young)

 

19:30 onwards: Conference dinner in The   Refinery (St Andrew Square) (Note: Maximum capacity: 120. You need to book   and pay in advance)

 

 

THURSDAY 15 JUNE 2017

 

9:00-9:30 Doing Deaf Studies in the Global South (Michele Friedner)

 

9:30-10:00 Authenticating Ownership: Claims to Deaf Ontologies in the Global South (Erin Moriarty Harrelson)

 

10:00-10:45 PANEL: Congratulations on your engagement? Perspectives on working with deaf communities in the global South (Panel organiser: Nick Palfreyman. Panelists: Audrey Cooper, Sujit Sahasrabudhe + more panelists TBC)

 

10:45-11:15 Break

 

11:15-11:45 A Dialogue on Deaf Theology: Deaf Ontologies Seeking Theology (Hannah Lewis and Kirk VanGilder)

 

11:45-12:15 Intergenerational Responsibility in Deaf Pedagogies (Marieke Kusters)

 

12:15-13:00 Academization of signed language(s): part two: International Sign in Academic Discourse (Panel organisers: Annelies Kusters and Christian Rathmann. Panelists: Arlinda Boland, Arunas Brazinskas, Kang-Suk Byun, Eric Lawrin, Jemina Napier, Outi Toura-Jensen)

 

13:00-14:30 Lunch

 

14:30-15:00 Sign Language Peoples’ Right to be Born: The Bioethical Debate in Karawynn Long’s “Of Silence and Slow Time” (Rachel Mazique)

 

15:00-15:30 Visual Methods in Deaf Studies: Using Photography and Filmmaking in Research with Deaf People (Dai O'Brien and Annelies Kusters)

 

15:30-16:15 PANEL: Research priorities in Deaf Studies (Panel organisers: Maartje De Meulder and Dai O'Brien. Panelists: Mark Berry, John Bosco Conama, Sabine Fries, Christian Rathmann, Mette Sommer)

 

16:15-16:45 Break

 

16:45-17:10 Deaf mobilities across international borders: Visualising intersectionality and translanguaging (MobileDeaf) (Annelies Kusters, Steve Emery, Erin Moriarty Harrelson, Amandine le Maire)

 

17:10-17:30 Closing of the conference (Maartje De Meulder and Joseph Murray)

 

 

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Heriot-Watt University
School of Social Sciences
Riccarton
EH14 4AS Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 at 09:00 - Thursday, 15 June 2017 at 17:15 (BST)


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