Title

“Feast Your Eyes” Performance in American Sign Language

Presenter Information

Jer Loudenback

Document Type

Oral Presentation

Location

SURC Ballroom A

Start Date

15-5-2014

End Date

15-5-2014

Keywords

American Sign Language, creative process, visual arts

Abstract

This presentation consists of performances in American Sign Language (ASL) by students in ASL classes at CWU. Group project presentations by second year students will include “The Story of Ferdinand”, a classical children’s story told in ASL. The objective of the project is to develop unique creative performances by intertwining signs among a group of storytellers. Third year students will present “Individual Works Using Creative Use of Signs” in which each student developed their own individual stories using traditional ASL and creative use of signs. All projects will have a brief description about ASL as a language and its components. All performances will be voiced for the signing impaired.

Faculty Mentor(s)

Loudenback, Jer

Additional Mentoring Department

World Languages

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“Feast Your Eyes” Performance in American Sign Language

SURC Ballroom A

This presentation consists of performances in American Sign Language (ASL) by students in ASL classes at CWU. Group project presentations by second year students will include “The Story of Ferdinand”, a classical children’s story told in ASL. The objective of the project is to develop unique creative performances by intertwining signs among a group of storytellers. Third year students will present “Individual Works Using Creative Use of Signs” in which each student developed their own individual stories using traditional ASL and creative use of signs. All projects will have a brief description about ASL as a language and its components. All performances will be voiced for the signing impaired.