My journal article (in Chinese) on the identity negotiation of Taiwanese Hard of Hearing people has been published in Journal of Geographical Science. The title is Transformation Cyborg, Identity Negotiation and Spatiality of Hearing Disabled People in Taiwan.
In this article, I talked about how space matters when we look at the emergence of Hard of Hearing identity in urban life. I argue that when Hard of Hearing people move from space to space, their body cyborg is re-cyborgized with the space, which contributes to the identity negotiation. I also call for a shift from representing Hard of Hearing people as passively suppressed by oralist hegemony to an emphasis on their agency in body and identity making.
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My Hard of Hearing Project
I have been working on the language life of Hard of Hearing people in Taiwan since my bachelor's project funded by Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology. Now my PhD project has perpetuated the perspective of highlighting the agency of Hard of Hearing people through their language use.