Category Archives: community

quiet campus

2019: MTVU was acquired by CheddarU last year. I don’t know if this is still available to be seen anywhere but I did find this review of it: mtvU’s “Quiet Campus” : Only 4:37 minutes long… mtvU’s “Quiet Campus” : … Continue reading

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best graduation speech I’ve seen in a while!

[Audio: English? (interpreter?); Captions: English; Language: ASL, English] I assume there’s a voiced interpreter for the speaker. Excellent, excellent speech! Good ABC’s for graduates everywhere 🙂 Props to NAD for this guy. Like 0

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[Audio: English; Captions: English; Languages: English, ASL] I WANT TO SEE ONE OF THESE PRODUCTIONS! I love this concept! Terptheatre calls what they do “Shadowing” — instead of an interpreter off to the side, pulling attention away from the theater … Continue reading

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fun at a deaf meet

[kml_flashembed movie=”″ width=”400″ height=”326″ wmode=”transparent” /] In which I describe some good new words I learned from the last vlog fiasco and in which I describe my observations at the last deaf meet I went to. Transcript: Like 0

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clarification on “two kinds of commenters”

[kml_flashembed movie=”″ width=”400″ height=”326″ wmode=”transparent” /] Notes: I’m actually pretty proud of this one, as I did it all in one shot, on the first try. I didn’t mean to re-do the whole Two Wolves story, but I love this … Continue reading

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english and asl skills

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maintenance of a blog

We’ve had various discussions here on DeafRead about the issues raised by anonymous comments, especially those that that do not contribute to the discussion but are disruptive, harrassing, and antagonistic. This is an issue of concern at large, as can … Continue reading

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notions of community

One of the nicest things about searching out other deaf folk on the internet, especially now, is finding the personal blogs that others write. Having grown up isolated from other deaf, and not really connecting with other deaf folk even … Continue reading

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more positive notes on deafhood

After the sturm und drang of yesterday, I wanted to delve into some articles, blogs, and folks on the net that I’ve found very interesting and providing lots of food for thought… One of the first blogs I did come … Continue reading

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safe spaces

[Please note that I supported the protesters at Gallaudet] Some random thoughts tossed out there for the more militant of Deaf folk… Let’s examine the notion of “safe spaces” What is a safe space? Some place where you can air … Continue reading

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