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DEAF LIT/PERF/ART/FILM

DEAF LIT/PERF/ART/FILM

Term
Subject Area
Course Number
LING 076 680
Course Code
LING076680
Course Key
68613
Day(s)
Wednesday
Monday
Time
5:00pm-6:30pm
5:00pm-6:30pm
Prerequisites
LING 074 or permission from coordinator
Primary Program
Course Note
Offered through Penn Language Center.New Abbreviation ASLD 076
Course Description
This course is an advanced/conversational ASL course that explores several key
 topics related to Deaf culture and the Deaf experience s influence on
 literature (both written and signed), theater, fine and visual arts, and film
 -both Deaf and hearing directed and acted.  Using only ASL in class, students
 learn about various perspectives and approaches to each of the themes and
 topics of the course.  Some questions to explore and answer in this course
 will be: What is Deaf Literature?  The Deaf Lens: What is it?  How is it
 different from a hearing perspective on film?  How is Deafness expressed
 differently in each of the arts discussed in this course?  Analysis and
 discussion will come from readings as well as viewings of various types of
 Deaf arts.
Subject Area Vocab