Deaf Studies VII Conference
Papers Deadline - November 17, 2000

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DEAF STUDIES VII CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 17, 2000
Persons interested in submitting proposals to speak at the Deaf Studies VII
conference must mail proposals by November 17, 2000. Proposal forms may be obtained
from Steve Larew at GRCFlagler@aol.com or 904-829-2424 TTY. The Deaf Studies
conference will be held in Orlando, FL on April 19-21, 2001 at the Sheraton World
Resort. The theme is "The Evolving Deaf Community: Dynamic, Diverse, Determined!"
Topic areas include: art, demographic studies, language acquisition, literature,
sociolinguistics, impact of technology, Deaf culture, linguistics, diversity,
history, research, curriculum issues, and ASL.
   The opening keynote speaker will be Sam Supalla, Associate Professor at the
University of Arizona. Dr. Supalla is director of the Sign Language/Deaf Studies
program and has done extensive research on understanding and meeting the linguistic
needs of Deaf Children. Plenary session speakers will be Lindsay Dunn, special
assistant to the president for diversity and community relations at Gallaudet
University, and Bobbie Beth Scoggins, executive director of the Kentucky Commission
for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Peter Cook will be performing on Saturday
evening.
   Persons interested in registration materials, exhibits, sponsorship or a call
for papers forms may contacting the Gallaudet University Regional Center at Flagler
College at mailto:GRCFlagler@aol.com or call 904-829-2424 V/TTY.

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