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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...
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...
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...
Sounds Like Home Growing Up Black and Deaf in the South
ISBN: PB: 9781944838584, Gallaudet University Press, November 2019
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 photos
Originally published in 1999, Sounds Like Home adds an important dimension to the canon of deaf literature by presenting the perspective of an African American deaf woman who attended a segregated deaf school. Mary Herring Wright documents her life f...
Academic Foundations of Interpreting Studies An Introduction to Its Theories
ISBN: HB: 9781944838379, Gallaudet University Press, September 2019
224 pp., 23.1x15.7 cm
"The Academic Foundations of Interpreting Studies" is the first introductory course book that explores the theoretical foundations used in sign language interpreting studies. Authors Roy, Brunson, and Stone examine the disciplines whose theoretical f...
Next Generation of Research in Interpreter Education Pursuing Evidence-Based Practices
ISBN: HB: 9781944838331, Gallaudet University Press, September 2019
144 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This collection contributes to an emerging body of research in sign language interpreter education, a field in which research on teaching practices has been rare. "The Next Generation of Research in Interpreter Education" investigates learning experi...
Paris in America A Deaf Nanticoke Shoemaker and His Daughter
ISBN: PB: 9781944838355, Gallaudet University Press, September 2019
208 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Clara Jean Mosley Hall has inhabited various cultural worlds in her life: Native American, African American, Deaf, and hearing. The hearing daughter of a Deaf Nanticoke Indian, who grew up in Dover, Delaware's black community in the 1950s and 60s, Ha...
Between Two Worlds My Life as a Child of Deaf Adults
ISBN: PB: 9781944838539, Gallaudet University Press, June 2019
176 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 5 photos
In his memoir, David Sorensen explores his identity as a coda, or a child of Deaf adults. He describes his experiences with the roles often placed on codas at a young age, such as interpreter, confidant, and decision-maker. His story reveals a person...
Constant Struggle Deaf Education in New South Wales since World War II
ISBN: PB: 9781944838492, Gallaudet University Press, May 2019
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 figures
Deaf education in New South Wales has made tremendous progress since the end of World War II, yet issues remain for students from their early years of education through secondary high school. Naomi Malone traces the roots of these issues and argues t...