Posts Tagged: Sara Nović

Notable Philadelphia: 3/13–3/19

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week!

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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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