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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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...sign language interview with Dr Stephen McCullough

Academics / Psychology : All In The Mind (4 years ago)

Further to the post below and this week's show on the science and artistry of sign language, here's video of an interview I recorded with Dr Stephen McCullough in American Sign Language (ASL) at San Diego State University's Laborato... Read Post

A Deaf Actor Finds a Rich Role Off-Broadway

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (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 (11 months ago)

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


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