Archive | December, 2012

A Reflection on Tribes the Play

"Tribes" by Nina Raine at Barrow Street Theatre Source: http://barrowstreettheatre.com/whats-on/tribes.asp I didn’t know what to expect from the play. I went with one goal: to watch border-crossing enact in hybrid spaces when a Deaf actor works with non-Deaf actors and to do "research" for my dissertation. So here’s my short reflective poem about the play: […]

Vignettes: NYC 12.26.12 – 12.27.12

"No gum popping. Gum popping. Gum popping." "Zero tolerance policy." We turned to look at each other, my fellow passenger, a black lady with a British accent. She rolled her eyes and gestured with her right hand, saying in silence, "What’s up with this driver?" The passengers obeyed. The trip to NYC passed uneventfully. I […]