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Dec 9, 2022
DST-740 Studies in the Human Rights of Deaf People
This course traces the development of the human rights of deaf people within the wider context of the emergence of the concept of universal human rights after WWII. The formation of international institutions such as the United Nations, and the growth of international nongovernmental organizations dedicated to human
rights work has allowed non-state actors significant opportunities to develop and use human rights tools to protect particular minorities. The emergence of the concept of linguistic human rights has been applied to signing communities and the concept promoted in the Convention on the Human Rights of Peoples with Disabilities. The concept and the Convention will be examined in depth and applied to the linguistic human rights of contemporary Deaf communities.
Students must be enrolled in the Concentration in Language and Human Rights or permission of the instructor
Program: Deaf Studies
Intensive supervised study and research on topics of…
Grading system: letter grades only.
Black Deaf Studies…
An introduction to the oral history research approach…
Multicultural Deaf Lives…
This course will focus on cultural issues, values,…
This seminar gives students the opportunity to develop…
Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for…
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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