A Lecture on Deaf Culture by Harlan Lane
"Deaf Ethnicity: For and Against"
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Rhees Library, Hawkins-Carlson Room, University of Rochester, River Campus
Harlan Lane, a specialist in the psychology of language and Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern University, will give a talk on Deaf culture and ethnicity as guest speaker for the Neilly Series Lectures. While his research is focused on speech, sign language, and Deaf culture, Lane is also a critic of cochlear implants and an often controversial spokesperson for the Deaf community.
Sr. Lecturer Norma Tourangeau with renowned author and lecturer Harlan Lane after Harlan Lane presentation “Deaf Ethnicity: For and Against” supported by the Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Endowment and the River Campus Libraries. His most recent book is The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry.