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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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Los Angeles Mayor Courts Chinese Film And TV Production To Come To City

Industries / Entertainment Industry : Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood Daily (7 hours ago)

Ahead of the signing this week of a much-enlarged California production tax-incentive package, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told a conference of U.S. and Chinese film and TV executives that “Hollywood is open for business and we ... Read Post

Turning Turtle -- Is this how doctors are socialized?

Health : Running A Hospital (20 hours ago)

Here's another short excerpt from a draft of a book--Turning Turtle--being written by my friend and colleague. As I described below, Samuel Jay Keyser-- Professor of Linguistics (Emeritus) at MIT-- suffered from a debilitating fall ... Read Post

A Deaf Linguist Explores Black American Sign Language

Academics : Percolator (8 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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