DST 110 Deaf Culture

This course explores the culture of the American Deaf community, focusing on enculturation; values, attitudes and norms; social, political and athletic organizations; the visual and performing arts; folklore and humor; and diversity of membership. The late 19th and 20th century of Deaf experience is studied with specific reference to cultural implications of technology, Deaf education, and (hearing) societal perspectives. Readings, lectures, discussions and videos emphasize the Deaf as a cultural and linguistic minority group. Pre- or co-requisite: ENG 101 (formerly ENG 11). Competency met: Multicultural Perspective (5.3), Social Phenomenon (5.4), Humanities (6.0), Technical Literacy (8.0).  Fall.

Technical Literacy - Deaf Studies only.

3 credits
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