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230051 American Sign Language and User Community (S) (SoSe 2020)

Inhalt, Kommentar

In this class we will look at a variety of topics which may include but are not restricted to:

   - acquisition of sign language
   - the structure of German Sign Language
   - the structure of American Sign Language
   - Deaf people learning to read
   - about Thomas Gallaudet (founder of Gallaudet University) and Laurent Clerc
   - Deaf education (in the US and Europe)
   - deafness in Nicaragua and the emergence of sign language
   - deafness on Martha's Vineyard
   - Deaf people portrayed in novels
   - deaf-blindness
   - sign language and the brain
   - deafness and sports
   - the life of Helen Keller
   - …


Termine (Kalendersicht )

Rhythmus Tag Uhrzeit Ort Zeitraum  
wöchentlich Mi 8:30-10:00 X-E1-200 06.04.2020-17.07.2020


Modul Veranstaltung Leistungen  
23-ANG-AngPM3 Profilmodul 3: American Studies PM 3. 1 Language in North America Studienleistung
PM 3. 2 Social and Cultural Studies: US America Studienleistung
23-ANG-AngPM3.1_a Profilmodul 3.1: American Studies PM 3.1.1 Language in North America Studienleistung
PM 3.1.2 Social and Cultural Studies (North America) Studienleistung
23-ANG-AngPM3_a Profilmodul 3: American Studies 3.1 Language in North America Studienleistung
3.2 Social and Cultural Studies (North America) Studienleistung

Die verbindlichen Modulbeschreibungen enthalten weitere Informationen, auch zu den "Leistungen" und ihren Anforderungen. Sind mehrere "Leistungsformen" möglich, entscheiden die jeweiligen Lehrenden darüber.

Konkretisierung der Anforderungen

Participation in the mandatory first meeting in the last first week of the teaching period of the winter semester 2019/20 (exact time, date, and place to be announced). Here we will assign topics for the papers.
The papers have to be submitted to me be by the end of mid-March 2020.
Studienleistung: Every student is expected to write a ~3 page paper on a topic assigned by me (students may, of course, voice preferences) and present it in class.

This class will by taught asynchronously using the Lernraum+. We might be able to set up the one or other zoom session - this depends on how well everybody is set up for this kind of thing.

I'm available via phone (0521-106-3613), zoom, or email (

This class requires reading and self study on the students' part. You will get several worksheets that you have to complete and upload (details in the Lernraum+).
Regular attendance and active participation are expected - details in class.

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