to Sep 22

Chattanooga, TN

I will be doing a show and two workshops (Space Walk and Cinematic ASL), For more about the show visit for more about the workshops visit 

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6:00 PM18:00

San Diego, CA: Gifts From My Deaf Father Show

The Linguistics Department is organizing "Gifts from Deaf Culture", a two-evening event celebrating Deaf Culture on May 9th & 10th from 6-7:30 pm at Atkinson Hall. The link to the event web site is below:

The first evening (Wed 5/9 at 6:00 pm),  Wink dramatically recounts his Deaf parents’ tragic experience involving a car accident and their struggles to communicate with a hearing world, interspersed with comedic commentary. Wink is a CODA, a performer, an ASL and Deaf Culture advocate, and a Linguistics graduate student at Gallaudet.

The second evening (Thurs 5/10 at 6:00 pm), Wink moderates a panel of four members of the Deaf Community – Moises Jaramillo, Claudia Jimenez, Rezenet Moges-Riedel, and Carol Padden – as they share their experiences and take questions.

Admission is free and open to the whole campus and San Diego community. Seating will be given on a first come, first served basis. The entire event will be delivered in ASL with English interpretation.

"Gifts from Deaf Culture" is supported by the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Communication, the Division of Social Sciences, the Graduate Student Association, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

Please feel free to share this announcement with all those who may be interested.

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7:00 PM19:00

Philadelphia, PA

International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St

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Rebirths, Returns, and Comebacks


Presented by the Wolf Humanities Center, Kelly Writers House, the ASL Program in the Department of Linguistics, and the Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre


The Wolf Humanities Center's first-ever story slam features stories that mark the arrival of spring by telling of returns or renewals or miraculous comebacks. Both hearing and Deaf storytellers will participate, with professional interpreters translating signed stories into spoken English and spoken stories into American Sign Language.

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