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    In 1988, students at Gallaudet University came together to formed a single "voice" that was heard, but more profoundly seen, by the world. Now known as "DPN" ("Deaf President Now"), these deaf students formed a community with a cause. They affected pedagogy: abandoning classes, closing the gates to the school, refusing to budge until their demands were met. They altered the power structure and strengthened their own community: rejecting the newly appointed president and having many of the faculty

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    My Choice of Gallaudet University I was born deaf to deaf parents. I attended a deaf school from the beginning of kindergarten through high school senior graduation. I grew up using ASL (American Sign Language) as my primary language, and English as my secondary. ASL is the visual-gestural language that best fits my communicative needs as it does for most deaf people. I grew up within the deaf culture and the deaf world. Everybody knows that I am very involved with the deaf community and am always

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    Gallaudet University is a federally private university and only designed the university for the education of the Deaf and hard of hearing located in the capital of the United State of America, Washington, DC. Gallaudet University is a liberal education. Gallaudet University is an officially bilingual with American sign language and English for the education to ensures the intellectual and professional advancement. They welcome international students to study in their preference majors. Gallaudet

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    Deaf President Now

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    foundation for understanding the Deaf President Now protest. To completely explain the battle for this way of life it is necessary to explore the Deaf culture. In Gallaudet University’s history of 124 years they never had a Deaf president, only hearing individuals had held the position. The protest in 1988 for a Deaf president at Gallaudet University, the only liberal arts college for deaf and hard of hearing students, impacted the legacy of Deaf culture in more ways than one. The Deaf President Now protest

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    language in anywhere includes America, Canada, and some countries. It is not audio language, but it is an official languages recognized since 1988 by the government due issue of Deaf President Now for protest by Gallaudet students and Deaf people at capitol hill and Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. American Sign Language

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    incorporating ASL into their vision moving forward. As a visionary for this plan, obtaining a higher education will allow me to be better suited to train employees/staff members, interpret performances, build a bridge for deaf dance students at Gallaudet University (GU), and provide deaf exposure to the DP community. I became interested in this field from the moment I realized dance/movement could be presented as a statement. I was at a conference in 2011 and experienced performance interpretation for

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    Gallaudet died his youngest son, Edward Miner Gallaudet went to become a teacher at the American School for the deaf in Hartford. Edward’s dream was to open the first deaf college. In 1857 Edward went to the superintendent of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, which was in Washington DC, and was able to convince him to help him open the first deaf university. In 1864, Edward’s dream came true and he was able to open

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    Ethnic Minorities in America

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    Edition) H&H Publishers, Amarillo, TX. Lane, Harlan; Hoffmeister, Rob and Bahan, Ben (1996). A Journey Into the Deaf-World Dawn Sign Press, San Diego, CA. Padden, Carol and Humphries, Tom (1988). Deaf In America: Voices From a Culture Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. Schaeffer, Richard T. (1998). Racial and Ethnic Groups (7th Edition) Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc., New York, NY. Shelly, Suan and Schneck, Jim (1998). The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Sign Language

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    Today I watch a very interesting video called Through Dead Eyes. This video was about how Deaf culture has changed in a positive manor throughout the years. It highlights special moments in Deaf culture such as attempting to teach Deaf student’s spoken language, how Deaf people are no longer discriminated in our culture, and how technology has impacted the learning ability of dead people. I really enjoyed this documentary and learned a lot of new things about Deaf Culture. Watching this film has

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    Deaf Pride

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    On many occasions, I have been asked to explain this phenomenon which is known as Deaf Pride. After all, people ask, how could someone possibly be proud of what appears to be nothing more than a disability? On top of that, deafness is a disability which affects communication... it can put an invisible wall between hearing and deaf people. So what's there to be proud of? If you had asked me this question many years ago, I would have been hard-pressed to come up with an answer. Deaf Pride? What Deaf

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