Ladd CH3 p. 135 Iva Ikeda (3:24)
Posts tagged: Deaf culture
Ladd CH2 pages 79-81 Brenda Jo Falgier (9:41)
Describes colonialism and discusses why Deaf communities should be viewed as being colonized. Introduces those key terminologies: post-colonialism, decolonization, counter-narrative, post-modernism, essentialism, strategic essentialism.
Ladd CH2 p. 75-76 Riker (4:56)
Opens with two quotes – one by Sekou Toure and another by Walter Rodney – on impact of colonialist education and how it negatively impacts the social solidarity and social responsibility.
Discusses the importance of a Deaf space in the academy for Deaf counter-narratives that have not been rendered visible, i.e. mostly unwritten. Explains that Chapters 2 and 3 explores how Deaf communities have been conceived and acted upon during the time span of Western civilisation.
Discusses importance of understanding certain terminology and concepts before reviewing the history of Deaf communities. Also, discusses the importance for members of the majority cultures to unlearn and deconstruct one’s own culturally inherited perceptions in order to participate in engaged understanding.
Ladd CH1 p. 72-73 Kathy Say (3:39)
The last section of Chapter One in Dr. Ladd’s “Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood” proposes the the evidence points to the idea of Deaf communities’ experience resembling the colonialist situation. It also mentions what is needed to reverse that situation, including getting those who are interested in multilingual issues to involve the Deaf communities in their work in promoting equality for all languages and cultures.
Ladd CH1 p. 69-72 David Kerr (11:36)
Discusses the organizations and issues creating serious hardships for the Deaf community when they attempt to create long-term community regeneration and sign language policies at the governmental level.
Experiences differ from country to country, government to government, and the governments discussed here are the Scandinavian ones, UK and Ireland. In UK and Ireland, there exists a teritary strata in the Deaf community’s relationship with their governments by organizations such as Royal National Institute for the Deaf and National (Ireland) Association for the Deaf which are basically “Really Not Interested in the Deaf”.
Ladd CH1 p. 52-53 Cantrell
Discusses the role of printed media in the Deaf community in United Kingdom and United States.
Ladd CH1 p. 36-37 Farinha (5:19)
Discusses ethnocentricity as the third confusion causing problems for the general public to understand the Deaf situation in their goals to achieve linguistic and cultural recognition.
Ladd INTRO p. 20-21 Durr (4:52)
Discusses the importance of transparency in this kind of literature and research work, access and interaction with authors and other creators. Discusses also the role of a Deaf author and the impact of small town, socialist, anarchaist, hippie and Deaf cultural values on the author. Also, some recommendations for which chapters to start with for some preferences and expectations of readers.
Ladd INTRO p. 14-19 Part ONE Jordan (10:16)
Introduces the central concepts of Deafhood and culturo-linguistic model (as opposed to the disability model both medical and social)
Ladd INTRO p. 9-12 Riker (7:40).
An overview of the contents of all 11 chapters in Paddy Ladd’s book “Understanding Deaf Culture: in search of Deafhood (2003).
Ladd INTRO p. 7-9 Kerr (7:07)
A brief overview of Oralist dominance & its destructive results. Discusses the importance of culture in unifying for justice and some of the struggles for general public’s understanding of Deaf culture and Deafhood.
Ladd INTRO p. 1-2 Grushkin (6:12).
This also identifies the target audiences for this book – Deaf people, people working in Deaf related areas, parents of Deaf children and especially, radicals fighting for liberation of other groups.