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once upon a twin
ISBN: PB: 9781944838768, Gallaudet University Press, March 2021
96 pp., 21.6x14 cm
When the author was growing up deaf in a hearing family of nine children, his mother shared conflicting stories about having had a miscarriage after – or around – the time he was conceived. As an elegy to his lost twin, this book asks: If he had a tw...
That's the Ticket for Soup! Victorian Views on Vocabulary as Told in the Pages of "Punch"
ISBN: HB: 9781851245529, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2020
120 pp., 21x16.1 cm, 34 black&white illus.
The vocabulary of past times, no longer used in English, is always fascinating, especially when we see how it was pilloried by the satirists of the day. Here we have Victorian high and low society, with its fashionable and unfashionable slang, its c...
American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9781944838782, Gallaudet University Press, September 2020
462 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
This unique reference can help users locate a sign whose meaning they have forgotten, or help them find the meaning of a new sign they have just seen for the first time. It organizes more than 1,900 ASL signs by 40 basic handshapes and includes detai...
Perspectives on Teaching Language and Content
ISBN: PB: 9780300223293, Yale University Press, August 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 9 black&white illus.
A contemporary guide to foreign language education, this book presents the latest developments and issues in the field of applied linguistics. It leads instructors to make vital connections between theory and practice and to develop innovative lesson...
Hearing Happiness Deafness Cures in History
ISBN: HB: 9780226690612, University of Chicago Press, May 2020
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 40 halftones
At the age of four, Jaipreet Virdi's world went silent. A severe case of meningitis left her alive but deaf, suddenly treated differently by everyone. Her deafness downplayed by society and doctors, she struggled to "pass" as hearing for most of her...
Digital Community Engagement Partnering Communities with the Academy
ISBN: HB: 9781947602519, University of Chicago Press, University of Cincinnati Press, April 2020
288 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 25 photos
"Digital Community Engagement" brings together cutting-edge campus-community partnerships with a focus on digital projects. Through a series of case studies authored by academics and their community partners, this collection explores models for digit...
Four Words for Friend Why Using More Than One Language Matters Now More Than Ever
ISBN: PB: 9780300251517, Yale University Press, March 2020
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In a world that has English as its global language and rapidly advancing translation technology, it's easy to assume that the need to use more than one language will diminish – but Marek Kohn argues that plural language use is more important than eve...
Elements of French Deaf Heritage
ISBN: PB: 9781944838560, Gallaudet University Press, March 2020
312 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 8 tables, 2 figures, 46 photos
French Deaf culture is regarded as a major influence on the formation of other Deaf cultures around the world, notably American Deaf culture. In "Elements of French Deaf Heritage", Ulf Hedberg and Harlan Lane document the development of Deaf culture...
Let’s Go In My Journey to a University Presidency
ISBN: PB: 9781944838621, Gallaudet University Press, March 2020
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 25 photos
Alan Hurwitz ascended the ranks of academia to become the president of not one, but two, universities – National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology and Gallaudet University. In "Let's Go In: My Journey to a Universi...
LingVis Visual Analytics for Linguistics
ISBN: PB: 9781684000333, ISBN: HB: 9781684000340, University of Chicago Press, Center for the Study of Language and Information, January 2020
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume collects landmark research in a burgeoning field of visual analytics for linguistics, called LingVis. Combining linguistic data and linguistically oriented research questions with techniques and methodologies developed in the computer sci...