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This course studies comparative poetics using poems in ASL and English. ASL poems on videotape will be analyzed for their poetic devices and elements, and ASL poetry and English poetry will be compared. Guest lecturers will demonstrate related forms of expression, such as sign lore, signing for the stage, and nonverbal communication.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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Spring 2021 – Dec 12Fall 2021 – May 15