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It's on the tip of my finger! - Sign language, deaf culture & the brain

Meet deaf comedian, entertainer and educator CJ Jones (below & above) And film-maker and actor Hilari Scarl (above left). Both from Los Angeles, Hollywood. Linguist and neuroscientist Professor Karen Emmorey from San Diego State University. She heads up a lab...
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A Deaf Actor Finds a Rich Role Off-Broadway

Entertainment : Speakeasy - (3 years ago)

The role of Billy in the new off-Broadway play “Tribes” presents a rich vein for an actor: a deaf adult child confronts hearing parents who have shunned sign language and most of deaf culture. Actor Russell Harvard discusses his new... Read Post

A Deaf Linguist Explores Black American Sign Language

Academics : Percolator (last year)

A classroom at the Southern School for the Colored Deaf and Blind, in Scotlandville, La. The school was established in 1938. (Image courtesy of Joseph Hill, Black ASL Project) Joseph Hill, an assistant professor at the University of... Read Post

Chargers call report of stadium deal in Los Angeles untrue

American Football / NFL : NFL Nation Blog (22 hours ago)

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Chargers refuted a report from a St. Louis radio station that the team has a deal in place for a new stadium in Los Angeles. Andy Strickland of CBS Sports radio 920 AM in St. Louis reported on the air Frida... Read Post

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