17aug5:00 pm8:00 pmWhere in the World is Crom Saunders?0.3 PS5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Virtual Workshop - ZoomCategory:ASLIS
(Wednesday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Workshop - Zoom
ASL with English Interpretation
0.3 Professional Studies
ASLIS is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for a total of 0.3 CEUs at Some Content Knowledge Level.
This workshop offers an exhaustive list of world geography sign vocabulary, mixed in with
This workshop offers an exhaustive list of world geography sign vocabulary, mixed in with stories and information on the presenter’s own language research and travels within in various global sign communities. A unique opportunity to learn new vocabulary, cultural information, and new linguistic findings, all at once!
At the conclusion of this workshop, the participants will be able to:
1) Exhibit an increased vocabulary in world geography signs.
2) Research topics important to Deaf/HoH people worldwide and sign language linguistics.
3) Express a better understanding of the history and cultural makeup of the global signing community
Crom Saunders grew up in Northern California, and graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a M.A. in Creative Writing. In addition to several appearances in full productions, improv events, The Encyclopedia Show, and performing with the ASL Comedy Tour and ASL Slam teams, Crom has his own one-man show, “Cromania!”, which tours internationally. Crom has also interpreted and translated dozens of plays, from children’s theatre to Broadway musicals, including the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and has taught dozens of ASL linguistics and theatrical interpreting workshops across the nation. He currently teaches as Associate Professor and acts as Director of Deaf Studies at the ASL Department of Columbia College, Chicago, teaching both Deaf Studies and ASL-English Interpretation students. Visit his website at thecromsaunders.com
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