MobileDeaf at the halfway stage! What the team has been up to: fun facts and updates

By: MobileDeaf team, 9 October 2019 We are now half-way through the 5-year MobileDeaf project, which started 2.5 years ago in April 2017. That means it’s time for an update to outline what we have done until now! We’ll start with some fun facts! ·     In total, we have interviewed 185 people ·     We have written 880 […]


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“Waar is de rode draad?”: Anthropologists and Filmmakers Making Deaf Ethnographic Films

By: Erin Moriarty Harrelson 27 September 2018 What is the difference between deaf ethnographic filmmaking and producing documentaries for television and cinema? This question was raised during a filmmaking workshop hosted by MobileDeaf on 17-18 September 2018, attended by the filmmakers from Belgium and London we work with. As a part of its research and […]


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PhDeaf: doing a PhD from a deaf perspective

Amandine and Annelies were at the “Dr Deaf” workshop in Ål in Norway, from 19-21 January 2018. Annelies was one of the four instructors and Amandine was one of the 35 participants. The other instructors were Dr. Joseph Murray (who organised the workshop), Dr. Hilde Haualand and Dr. Robert Adam. Participants came from Norway, Sweden, Finland, […]


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MobileDeaf at the Filmmaking for Fieldwork summer school in Manchester

By: Steve Emery For the MobileDeaf project, each team member will direct an ethnographic film related to our individual projects.  The three team members who attended the course – Steve, Erin and Amandine – are new to filmmaking, thus we enrolled on the Filmmaking 4 Fieldwork (F4F) course in Manchester (3-13 July 2017). When we make […]


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MobileDeaf at the TLANG (translanguaging) summer school: A Deaf Lens

Text: Erin Moriarty Harrelson Videos: Amandine le Maire Last week, we (Amandine le Maire and Erin Moriarty Harrelson: two of the four MobileDeaf project researchers), traveled to Birmingham for a 5-day residential course at the University of Birmingham organized by TLANG, Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating Linguistic and Cultural Transformations in Superdiverse wards in Four UK […]


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