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Sound Studies Meets Deaf Studies

Michele Friedner and Stefan Helmreich

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines “sound” and “hearing” in relation to silence and deafness. Sound studies and Deaf studies would seem, at first perception, to operate in worlds apart. Sound studies privileges ... More


Between: A Commonplace Book for the Modern Deaf Subject

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

in Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter offers a rhetorical analysis of four significant commonplaces for deaf people's identities and the field of “Deaf Studies” at the turn of the new century. It interrogates anxious efforts ... More


Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Sean Zdenek

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Situated at the intersection of a number of competing discourses and perspectives, closed captioning offers a key location for exploring the rhetoric of disability in the age of digital media. ... More


Gesture, Speech, and Sign

Lynn Messing and Ruth Campbell (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524519
eISBN:
9780191689215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524519.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Gestures are a special sort of action. They communicate the individual's moods and desires to the world and they operate under different psychological and cognitive constraints to other actions. The ... More


Economics, Euthanasia, Eugenics: Rhetorical Commonplaces of Disability in the Nazi T-4 Program

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

in Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter returns to the concept of the commonplace, in navigating the lines separating deafness from disability and similar. In many cases deafness is not always easy to see, as it can ... More


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