ASL/Deaf History Month

March 25 – April 19
ASL & Deaf History Display
View Deaf art, technology, and other cultural artifacts.
Mawhinney Hall

Wednesday, March 27
ASL Cub Meeting
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mawhinney, M104

Panel Discussion: Discover Interpreting
6 – 7:30 p.m., Mawhinney, M345
Meet local ASL-English interpreters and ask questions about their career experiences and training. ASL-English interpretation provided.

Thursday, March 28
Panel Discussion: Deaf Women Professional “Challenges and Triumphs”
6 – 7:30 p.m., Mawhinney, M345
Deaf women professionals will discuss their experiences working and communicating in the workplace. Moderated by Professor Rebecca Dadey. ASL-English interpretation provided.

Monday, April 1
Presentation: Double Discrimination
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mawhinney, M345
Learn how ableism and racism impact the Deaf community with Professors Glenda Gross and Ednita Wright. ASL-English interpretation provided.

Wednesday, April 3
ASL Lunch
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mawhinney Fishbowl

Monday, April 8
Film & Discussion: Normal | Lamron
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mawhinney, M245
Looking at the hard-of-hearing experience through reflective lens.  Is there such a thing as “normal”? ASL-English interpretation provided.

Monday, April 15
Presentation: Is There an Interpreter in Your Classroom?
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mawhinney, M104
What are the expectations of the teacher, students, and interpreter when there is a Deaf or hard-of-hearing student in the classroom? Your questions will be answered. ASL-English interpretation provided.

Wednesday, April 17
ASL Lunch
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mawhinney Fishbowl

Thursday, April 18
Family ASL Movie Night: “Legend of the Mountain Man” (PG)
6 – 8:30 p.m., Mawhinney, M245
Bring the family to watch an all-Deaf movie. Subtitled for non-signing audience members.

Friday, April 19
Deaf Coffee Chat
6 – 9 p.m., Fairmount Panera Bread
Socialize with members of the Deaf community and fellow ASL students.

Monday, April 22
Presentation & Discussion: Crossroads – The Intersection of the Deaf and LGBTQ Communities
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., Mawhinney, M104
Presentation and discussion facilitated by Professors Jerry Farnett and Chris Kukenberger. ASL-English interpretation will be provided.

Thursday, April 25
Panel Discussion: Be an Ally – Using ASL in Various Careers
6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Mawhinney, M345
Panel discussion with professionals who use ASL in their careers to work as allies of the Deaf community. ASL-English interpretation provided.