Lennard J. Davis

Lennard J. Davis is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author of many books on disability and Deafness, including his memoir, My Sense of Silence: Memoirs of Childhood with Deafness, about growing up as a CODA.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Screening Deafness

Lennard Davis reviews “CODA” in the context of a recent cycle of films about Deafness and CODA (children of Deaf adults)....


Quiet Places

Lennard Davis on "A Quiet Place" and the state of deaf characters in contemporary film....


The Sound and the Fury
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