Monthly Archives: March 2016

Brown Bag Talk– Raychelle Harris presents “Let’s Chat: Sociolinguistic Features of ‘Academic ASL’” 3/23 12-1p @SLCC Open Area 3rd floor

Raychelle Harris, Associate Professor of GU Department of ASL and Deaf Studies, will be joining the Gallaudet Linguistics Department to present “Let’s Chat:  Sociolinguistic Features of ‘Academic ASL’” on Wednesday March 23, 2016 at 12 PM in the open space of the … Continue reading

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Linguistics Department Dissertation Defense – Carla Morris “Examining the Associations between Social Network Ties and Linguistic Production” 3/22/16 at 2 pm @HMB1001

Carla Morris’s dissertation defense will be on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at 2 p.m. at HMB 1001. Everyone is invited to attend the public presentation during the first 40 minutes of the defense. Here is a summary of her dissertation. Examining … Continue reading

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#WhyISign

#WhyISign has exploded on many of our Twitter (or insert-preferred-social-media-site-here) feeds these past few days. The hashtag began with Stacy Abrams, a Deaf woman, who explained that her family, who are hearing, learned sign (ASL) because as her mother said … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Ceil Lucas’s memoir “How I Got Here”

Ceil Lucas was born in the United States but raised from ages five through twenty-one in Guatemala City and Rome, Italy. The Guatemala of the mid- 1950s saw intense American intervention in Guatemalan affairs, intervention shaped by the deep fear … Continue reading

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