For those interested in deaf history
or the study of marginalized groups, this reader is a wonderful source.
She was also introduced to members of staff, deaf people, and a group of sign language students as the group launched a DVD and book to commemorate 80 years of deaf history
in the St Helens area where there are in the region of 25,000 deaf and hard of hearing people.
Scholars of deaf history
, for their part, have also generally neglected the cultural nexus of Jewishness and deafness; exceptions include Susan Burch, who has explicitly historicized the role of Jews and Jewishness in the deaf past, and John Van Cleve, who created relevant entries in his The Gallaudet Encyclopedia of Deaf People and Deafness.
Greenwald and John Vickrey Van Cleve, A Fair Chance in the Race of Life: The Role of Gallaudet University in Deaf History
is an anthology of essays by learned authors scrutinizing the 150+ year history of Gallaudet University, a singularly prominent institution of deaf culture and learning.
Unheard Stories: A History of BSL has been put together with help from Gordon Hay, a member of the British Deaf History
Society, and is on display at Bantock House, Finchfield, until July 6.
RSS is easy to follow and self-paced; and, just as many sign language instructors advise students to meet people in the deaf community, RSS takes students on a video tour through deaf history
, enabling them to meet important historical figures, learn about critical events in the deaf community and hear divergent opinions on controversial matters.
Another popular magazine, Hearing Health, also includes many good articles about deaf heroes and deaf history
, although the name of the magazine may be misleading, as readers may think that the magazine focuses on only hearing loss and hearing health care.
There is no "psychology of Blacks," or "psychology of Mexican-Americans," although there are Black studies programs that treat Black history, culture, dialect, literature and so on, as there are courses in deaf history
, culture, language, and literature.
Sorenson Communications' Deaf Awareness Month online celebration highlights many aspects of deaf history
This is Deaf History
Month, running from yesterday through April 15th, including three key dates for the nation's deaf community.
Curators, historians, scholars of museology, and others discuss classical portraiture as reconstructive narrative, ghosts in the war museum, reflections on representing experiences of mental illness in museums, the red wheelchair in the white snowdrift, disability perspectives and the museum, and the Norwegian Museum of Deaf History
Cedric Moon British Deaf History
Society READING recent letters in Viewpoints, I would like to add that the number of American artists who appeared at Cardiff's Sophia Gardens Pavilion during the early 1960s reads like a who's who of popular music