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Coda/Hearing/Deaf: Telling Stories in the Borderlands

Coda/Hearing/Deaf: Telling Stories in the Borderlands

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Title: Coda/Hearing/Deaf: Telling Stories in the Borderlands
Author: Johnson, Sammy Jo
Abstract: This is a project centered on stories and storytelling. Here I tell several small stories, including stories about telling stories. None of the narratives are separate from the others, each one is connected to the last as part of a larger story. This larger story is my story as a Child of Deaf Adults (Coda). It is a Coda story set someplace between compulsory able-bodiedness and desiring deafness. In this process I hope to uncover and challenge parts of my Coda story and versions of myself I have been questioning for years. This journey has raised many questions but at its heart lies one central question: what is it that makes me hearing?
Subject: autoethnography
deafness and hearing
Child of Deaf Adults (CODA)
stories
Type: Major Research Paper
Rights: The copyright for the paper content remains with the author.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10315/34074
Date: 2017-10-20

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