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"Deaf Ethnicity: For and Against"

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
7:00 p.m.
Rush Rhees Library, Hawkins-Carlson Room, University of Rochester River Campus

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Rush 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.