Life and Deaf: Language and the Myth of Balance in Public History
Jean Lindquist Bergey
Sign Language Studies, Volume 8, Number 4, published Summer 2008 by Gallaudet University Press. Used with permission.
This article chronicles the protest to draft plans for an exhibition on Deaf history organized by Gallaudet University. Jean Bergey, director of the History through Deaf Eyes project, analyzes documents from letters of concern and offers context on the politics of public presentation of Deaf community history.
Abstract written by Gallaudet University Press.