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417 - Deaf Literature

Credits: 
3
Writing Intensive (WI): 
No
Prerequisite or Requirement: 
First Year Writing
General Education: 
Yes
Class Description: 
(Course offered through NTID) The major focus of this course is on "the image of the deaf and "the deaf experience" as depicted in literature. The course attempts to define "deafness" and the cultural roles it plays in both texts by deaf authors and texts about deaf persons, as well as to examine particular literary forms related to the deaf experience. Thus, attention is also given to studying ASL poetry.

Job Posting: Language Science

The Department of English invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning in January 2018, with specialization in computational linguistics. Possible areas include:

  • Deep learning for natural language understanding
  • Speech and speech technology
  • Multimodal and linguistic sensors
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Linguistic narrative analytics

Please visit https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGWEbHost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25483&siteid=5291&AReq=3499BR for a full position description.

Review of applications will begin on November 25, 2017.

Related Lecture and Reading Series

Magic Speaker Series - http://magic.rit.edu/main/index.html