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

Thomas HolcombDeaf Spotlight is pleased to sponsor this event: “Deaf Culture: An Obsolete Concept or a Timeless Solution for Deaf People?” with Dr. Thomas K. Holcomb.
When: Friday, May 3, 2013, 6:45-8:30pm
Where: UW Kane Hall 120, Seattle, WA
Earlybird admission fee before 4/25/2013: $10 for adults, $5 for students
Regular admission fee after 4/25/2013: $15 for adults, $10 for students

Questions? Email terrysasser77@gmail.com

Co-Sponsors: ASLTA, RID, ACET, UW Dept of Linguistics, and Deaf Spotlight

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.

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