Cultural Seminar on Deafness to take place in Tokyo in October and November

The Second Cultural Seminar on Deafness at university level will take place at Social Welfare University in Tokyo from October until November, 2009.

All the lecturers from the various fields will be Deaf, presenting in JSL; interpreting will not be provided.

The tentative topics will be as follows:

October 2:
-Mingling with the Deaf aged
Ms. Keiko Iwata (counselor for the Deaf)

October 9:
-Phonology in JSL
Mr. Soya Mori (linguist/Senior Researcher of Development School of the Institute of Developing Economies )

October 16:
-Deaf History
Mr. Hideaki Nasu (historian/caster for TV JSL news program)

October 23:
-Deaf Women Studies
Ms. Rumiko Nagai (leader of the Lifestyle of Deaf Women)

November 6:
-Deaf culture from a viewpoint of JSL
Ms. Yoko Kazumi (head of the Nonprofit Organization JSL Teaching Center)

November 7:
-Classifiers
Mr. Satoshi Ozonoe (JSL instructor at the National Rehabilitation for the Handicapped)

-Deaf Education
Ms. Hitomi Akahori (teacher of Meisei Gakuen)

November 13:
-NMS in JSL
Mr. Shinichiro Nakayama (linguistic researcher of Japan Sign Language Studies Center)


Related link:

http://deafjapan.blogspot.com/2008/10/cultural-seminar-for-deaf-to-be-held-in.html



Source in Japanese:
DEAF-NEWS (subscription)

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