Areas of Study

Course Overview

This course primarily examines Black Deaf people in America as well as those in the Caribbean Islands and Africa. The course is organized to focus on the history, education, community and culture, language and psychosocial forces which influence their experience. It will concentrate on the social, political and cultural development of a unique group of people that are part of both the general Deaf community and the Black community. Readings will be from varied journalistic literature.

Credit: 3