Scripture, Dissent, Deaf Space

Project Details

Description

Leverhulme Trust-funded project, investigating the spaces produced for, and by, the 19th century Deaf community within the first purpose-built church for Deaf, signed worship - St Saviour's, on Oxford Street, from 1870 to 1922.

Layman's description

We're investigating the first church building in the UK built specifically for a signing Deaf congregation, how the church understood what it was doing in providing for Deaf people, and what the Deaf community did with the space once it was established.
AcronymSDDS
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date3/02/143/02/17