Talk: Deaf Culture: An Obsolete Concept or a Timeless Solution for Deaf People? (05/03/13)

Thomas HolcombDeaf Culture: An Obsolete Concept or a Timeless Solution for Deaf People?
Dr. Thomas K. Holcomb
B.A. Psychology – Gallaudet University
M.A. Career and Human Resources Development – Rochester Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction – University of Rochester

Friday, May 3, 2013
Kane 120

Introduction to American Deaf CultureThomas K. Holcomb is Professor of Deaf Studies at Ohlone College in California, where he teaches Deaf Culture, Deaf Education and Interpreting courses to both deaf and hearing students. Previously, he taught at San Jose State University and National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). His published work includes several books including Introduction to American Deaf Culture (2013) and Deaf Culture, Our Way: Anecdotes from the Deaf Community (2011). In addition, he produced several educational videos including See What I Mean: Differences between Deaf and Hearing Cultures (2009) and A Sign of Respect: Strategies for Effective Deaf/Hearing Interactions (2008). He is well known for his dynamic presentation style which he uses to bring together deaf and hearing cultures.

Details regarding admission, contact information and Deaf Blind Interpreters requests will be announced in March 2013.


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