Embassy will sponsor the meeting entitled "The United States society
seen from American Sign Language (ASL) and a culture" on Friday, April
19, 2013, 18:30~21:00 at the American Embassy lodgings Daly Hall in
With the theme of "the American society and the culture
seen from ASL", the participants will be provided an opportunity to
learn social inclusion and the Deaf community in the U.S.
Languages: English, ASL, and Japanese Sign Language (sign-language interpreting provided)
Participants limited to 60 Japanese students up to 25 years old, including high school, college/university and graduate program
Participation fees: no charge
A mini lecture on "ASL and American Deaf Community" given by a guest
speaker Martin Dale-Hench of Michigan native in the U.S. He is born deaf
and studied at Gallaudet University, D.C. with major in English
2) Comparison of the Japan and the U.S. by the Deaf Japanese who had a studying-abroad experience.
3) Workshop in ASL
4) - U.S. studying-abroad mini consultation meeting by EducationUSA (only for those are interested)
- Exchange meeting with the participants and the lecturer (free leaving is possible)