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Thursday 5 February 2015 – Themes: Deaf Education, Deaf Ethnographies

09:30 – 10:00         Paddy Ladd (UK) – Seeing Through New Eyes – Deafhood Pedagogies and The Unrecognised Curriculum  PPT – Video

10:00 – 10:30        Marieke Kusters (Belgium) – The Drive of Flemish Deaf Teachers to Teach Deaf Children PPT – Video

 11:00 – 11:30        Sílvia Andreis Witkoski (Brazil) – Ethnographic Research in a Brazilian Deaf School Known as Bilingual: What Shows?  PPT

 11:30 – 12:00        Sunil Sahasrabudhe (India) – Challenges Faced by Deaf Parents in the Education of Deaf Children in Mumbai PPT – Video

12:00 – 12:30        John S. Pirone (USA) – Deaf Students who use American Sign Language and their Academic and Social Experiences in Mainstream College Settings PPT – Video

14:00 – 15:00         Workshops (parallel session):

  1. Room 00.14: A Bilingual University in Europe? Led by Timothy Rowies and
    Ingo Barth PPT – Video
  2. Room 01.90: Publish or Perish? The Case of Deaf Academia. Led by Maartje De Meulder, Dai O’Brien, and Annelies Kusters PPT – Video

15:00 – 15:30         Amandine le Maire (Belgium) – Migration of Danish Deaf families to Sweden PPT – Video

16:00 – 16:30         Juhana Salonen (Finland) – How did I Find My Deaf Identity? PPT – Video

16:30 – 17:30        Mini-symposium: It’s a Small World: Deaf Similitude and Deaf Universalism. Organised by: Michele Friedner and Annelies Kusters. With short presentations by: Hilde Haualand; Mark Zaurov; Maartje De Meulder; Rezenet Moges; Khadijat Rashid; Outi Toura-Jensen; Arlinda Boland; Paddy Ladd. PPT – Video

Friday 6 February 2015 – Themes: Research Methods, Deaf Ethnographies

09:00 – 09:30         Sabine Fries (Germany) – Violence Against Deaf Women in Germany: Collecting and Analysing Sensitive Data PPT – Video

09:30 – 10:00         Karen Talks (Denmark)- Love Relationships Between Deaf and Hearing People in Denmark PPT – Video

10:00 – 10:30        Dai O’Brien and Nicola Nunn (UK) – Crossing Cultures: A Sociological Perspective on Deaf and Hearing Intercultural Relationships PPT – Video

11:00 – 11:30         Annelies Kusters (Belgium) and Sujit Sahasrabudhe (India) – The Continuum of Ishara: Deaf-Hearing Gesture in Mumbai PPT – Video

11:30 – 12:00         Dai O’Brien (UK) – Deaf-led Deaf Studies: Using Kaupapa Maori Principles to Guide Development of Deaf Research Practices PPT – Video

12:00 – 12:30         Rezenet Moges (USA) – “Is the Joke on us, Deaf Anthropologists?” Reflections on Native Anthropology of Deaf Culture by Deaf Researchers PPT – Video

14:00 – 15:00         Workshops (parallel session):

  1. Room 00.14: Exploring Insider/Outsider Perspectives and Positions as Deaf Ethnographers. Led by Rezenet Moges, Hilde Haualand and Annelies Kusters PPT– Video
  2. Room 01.90: Attitudes Regarding the Feasibility of Interpreting in Academic Fields: From Sign Language to Written Text. Led by Kang Suk Byun PPT – Video
  3. Room 02.60: Two Professions, One Goal: Ethical Interactions for Deaf Academics and Interpreters. Led by Teresa Blankmeyer-Burke, Khadijat Rashid and Poorna Kushalnagar PPT 

 15:00 – 15:30        Mark Zaurov (Germany) – Deaf Witnesses of the NS era and Forced Sterilization: Two Examples PPT – Video

16:00 – 16:30         Maija Koivisto (Finland) – Changes in the Finnish Deaf Performance Arts Since the 1950s PPT – Video

16:30 – 17:00        Sheila Xu (USA) – A Deaf Economy: Deaf Businesses in Europe and USA PPT – Video

17:00 – 17:30        Panel on Deaf Ethnographies – Theme: Current Trends and Future Directions in Deaf Ethnographic Research. Panel chair: Joe Murray. Panelists: Michele Friedner, Hilde Haualand, Annelies Kusters, Dai O’Brien, Carol Padden – Video

Saturday 7 February 2015 – Themes: Deaf Politics, Future of Deaf Academics

09:00 – 09:30         Joseph Murray (USA/Norway), Maartje De Meulder (Belgium) and Delphine le Maire (Belgium) – An Analysis of Article 24 of the UNCRPD from a Deaf Perspective PPT – Video

09:30 – 10:00         John Bosco Conama (Ireland) – Language Policies and the Campaign for Irish Sign Language Recognition in the Republic of Ireland PPT – Video

10:00 – 10:30         Octavian Robinson (USA) – The Role of Anti-peddling Campaigns in the American Deaf Community’s Quest for Citizenship PPT – Video

 11:00 – 11:30        John Walker (UK) – Exploring Tools to Evaluate Social Capital in 19th and 21st Century Deaf Communities PPT – Video

11:30 – 12:00         Rachel Mazique (USA) – Deaf Politics and the Right to Life: Literary Expressions of Ethnocide PPT – Video

12:00 – 12:30         Deirdre Schlehofer (USA) – Human Rights and Global Health for Deaf Women PPT – Video

14:00 – 14:30        Panel on Deaf Politics – Theme: The Role of Deaf Scholarship in Deaf Activism and Deaf Politics. Panel chair: Filip Verhelst. Panelists: John Bosco Conama, Maartje De Meulder, Paddy Ladd, Joe Murray,  Deirdre Schlehofer  – Video

14:30 – 15:30        Brainstorm session: The future of Deaf Academics conferences and other initiatives. Led by: Annelies Kusters, Dai O’Brien, Carol Padden PPT – Video