Monday, 13 Apr 2020
This event is canceled. Amanda Petefish-Schrag, assistant professor of music and theatre, will select scenes from her new work "Of the Deep," featuring puppetry and original music. "Of The Deep" explores how a girl who discovers a massive whale carcass washed up on shore comes together with the town's residents and has a pragmatic and mysterious journey along the way.
Dr. Ceil Lucas is Professor Emerita of Linguistics at Gallaudet University and editor of the journal Sign Language Studies. Dr. Hill is the director of the Deaf Studies Laboratory. They collaborated on the recent book The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure and are co-associate producers of the documentary Signing Black in America, focusing on under-represented linguistic topics and the language of marginalized groups.