Dr. Lane, who is a MacArthur Genuis Award winner, wrote When the Mind Hears: A history of the Deaf – an excellent book re: Deaf education in France and the US, Mask of Benevolence: Disabling the Deaf Community – an pow pow book examining the unexamined (paternalism, audism, ableism, and linguicism via Deaf education), A Journey into the Deaf-World by Lane, Hoffmeister, and Bahan – an overview of Deaf culture in America and many other publications.
His latest book – People of the Eye rocks the house. yes yes i know im biased given the name of this blogsite but heye good stuff grows. If u want to know the origins of that phrase “People of the Eye” click the About Veditz quote button (top right)
If you want to know more about Lane, Pillard and Hedberg’s book – come to Panara Theatre on Monday April 2 at 5 pm and also to the discussion group
Knowledge is power folks.
Here is a vlog up explaining a bit about the People of the Eye book: