Mapping the Deaf community – 19th Sept

19th September – Brighton UK

Extended Seminar: “Mapping the Deaf community

  • CUPP in partnership with Geography at University of Brighton.
  • 1pm to 5pm. Entry free of charge and open to community members and academics.
  • Room G7, Grand Parade site, University of Brighton, Grand Parade, Brighton, BN2 0JY.
  • Speakers incl: John Walker (Brighton/Sussex), Dai O’Brien (York St John), Mike Gulliver (Bristol).

Maps explore the spatial relationships between specific features the map aims to represent, such as political boundaries, population, physical features, natural resources, climates, elevation and economic activities. The Deaf community engage in different embodied spaces, where their experiences and consciousness are manifested in materialistic and spatial forms. The “Mapping the Deaf community” seminar brings together the current Deaf-related mapping initiatives in the UK.