Posts Tagged: ASL

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Ilya Kaminsky

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Ilya Kaminsky discusses his new collection, DEAF REPUBLIC.

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Burned In The Melting Pot

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At Guernica, Sara Nović condemns the linguistic dismissal of American Sign Language and questions the overwhelming primacy of spoken English. She attributes this erasure of Deaf culture not only to widespread misconceptions about disability, but also to the insatiable American desire to steamroll all forms of difference it encounters: No savior narrative can be extracted; no […]

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