SL 360 Deaf History 4 cr.

Exploring deaf history from United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany during the eighteenth century to present. Significant historical events, discoveries, and the history of civil movements all related to deafness are covered in this course. Topics covered are (but not limited to) education of the deaf; Martha’s Vineyard deaf history; the Congress of Milan; eugenics and deafness; the Golden Age; deaf people and WWII; technology and media deaf history.