The Department of Deaf Studies is proud to announce an upcoming event – Justice Can’t Wait: Deaf People of Color Seeking Change Through the Arts Exhibit that will take place October 23, 2016 through November 2, 2016. As a part of the art exhibit, there are numerous events and activities that will be offered and they are outlined below along with FAQs:
EVENT 1: Exhibition Opening Reception
DATE: Sunday, October 23,2016
TIME: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
LOCATION: West Gallery (View the SAVE the DATE flyer) (.pdf)
EVENT 2: Antoine Hunter – Afro Cuban Dance through ASL
DATE: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
TIME: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
LOCATION: Redwood Hall (RE) 292
EVENT 3: Deaf Education And Families Project Family Fun Day & HS Student Art Exhibit
DATE: Saturday, October 29, 2016
TIME: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
LOCATION: Purple Crit room, AC300
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
EVENT 4: Deaf Jam Film and Discussion
DATE: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
TIME: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LOCATION: LA 100 (Kurland Hall), Visual Performing Arts Center
EVENT 5: Jeremy Lee Sanchez - ASL Poetry Workshops
DATE: Wednesday, November 2nd
ASL Workshop #1: 9:15am-10:30am
ASL Workshop #2: 10:45am-12:00pm
ASL Workshop #3: 2:45pm-4:00pm
LOCATION: ED 1214/1216
To attend one of the ASL workshops on Nov. 2, please RSVP by October 31 to email@example.com
When is the art exhibit open? Gallery Hours: Monday.-Sat. 12-4pm, Thurs. 12-8pm
What if these hours don’t work for my class? If these hours don’t work for your class, please contact Jim Sweeters, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be able to arrange to open the exhibit for your class. You must contact him at least 2 working days before the date of your visit, so arrangements can be made.
How much are the events? All events are FREE
Will interpreters be provided? All events will have interpreters expect for the ASL poetry workshop. This workshop is suitable for all ASL levels and Jeremy will work with folks. Please contact Christine Mitchell, Deaf Studies Lead Interpreter, at email@example.com if you would like Close-Vision or Tactile-interpreting.
Do I have to RSVP? You must RSVP for the ASL poetry workshop because each session is limited to 25 people. The Afro Cuban Dance workshop is open but the room will only hold 50 people, so do get there early!
Can I offer extra credit and how will I know if students did attend? If you are offering your class extra credit for any of the events, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by October 20th and a special sign in sheet will be created for your class for that day.
If you have other questions, please contact Dr. Lissa Stapleton at email@example.com.