Past Event

Mara Green | Modality Matters in Language Ideology: Embodied Experience and Signing Practices

November 30, 2017
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
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Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW Washington, DC 20008

Panel featuring Professor Mara Green as the discussant at the 2017 American Anthropological Association.


Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway, Associate Professor and Chair
Oberlin College

Anne Pfister, University of North Florida


Kaj Kraus, Graduate Student, Gallaudet University

Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, Professor, Jonkoping University

J. Paige MacDougall, Canadian Deafness Research and Training Institute (CDRTI)


E. Mara Green, Assistant Professor, Barnard College, Columbia University

  • 2:00–2:15pm: Feeling what we write, writing what we feel: Sign language literacy and intersomatic alignment in a German classroom

  • 2:15–2:30pm: Black vs. Spongy Minds: Mexican Signs Describing Socializing Experiences

  • 2:30–2:45pm: Emergent signers at Gallaudet: Conversionary processes as embodied practices

  • 2:45–3:00pm: "I am not just hands or ears": Membership and Languaging in deaf-hearing collaborations in Swedish spaces

  • 3:00–3:15pm: Multimodal Communication in Chican: Filling-in for Survival

  • 3:15–3:30pm: Discussion

Please click here for the entire conference program.