Videos are located on the 3rd and 4th floors and may be borrowed for up to 3 weeks. There are tvs, vcrs and captioning available at MRC, basement of the library. Students may view videos there. One * means it's available at ETRR, LBJ 3355. Two ** means it's available at ETRR and MRC, basement of library.
Deaf Multicultural Issues
*American Culture: The Deaf Perspective: Deaf Minorities. Videocassette. San Francisco Public Library, 1984. 29 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. ( 4th floor, HV2545 .A455 no.4).
Examines the culture of deaf Americans, including the difficulty of identifying with more than one group, primarily through the sharing of personal stories.
Multicultural Interpreter Issues: From the Deaf Multicultural Perspective. Videocassette. El Paso Community College and Oklahoma State Univ., 1999. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV2402 .F76 1999).
Multicultural Interpreter Issues : From the Multicultural Interpreter Perspective. Videocassette. El Paso Community College and Oklahoma State Univ., 2000. 58 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV2402.M94 2000).
The tape talks about multicultural intepreter issues from the multicultural interpreter perspective. It's divided into four major sections to discuss cultural and lingustic diversities of Japanese American, African American, Native American and European American communities.
Understanding Diversity in the Deaf Community. 3 Videocassettes. Region X Interpreter Education Center, Western Oregon University, 1999. 155 mins. Color/Signed. (4th floor, HV2545 .U53 1999).
This series of videotapes is intended for interpreters, students, educators, parents, and members of the deaf community. It is designed to provide the individual with a better understanding of multiculturalism and diversity within the Amercan Deaf Community. v. 1. Mark Azure (Native American deaf man) features S.E.E. Schooling and 2 Native American stories in ASL without voice -- v. 2. Laurene Gallimore (black deaf woman) features importance of selecting and working with an interpreter -- v. 3. Jessica Lee (Asian America deaf woman) features oral and mainstreamed educational experiences.
French ESL Learner
Culture Shock: America Different, An ESL Learning Experience for Signers. CD-ROM. Also available in video format. Sign Enhancers, 2000. Color/Signed. (4th floor, GN517 .C85 2000).
The story of a deaf man (Guillaume Chastell) and his experience with culture shock in adjusting from French to American culture, told in ASL video, with English captions and a multimedia glossary.
African Americans or Africans
ASL and the Afro-American Deaf Identity : Anthony Aramburo. Videocassette Rochester, NY : NTID/RIT, 1994. 53 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (ETRR VIDEO 5912 no.35 ).
Anthony Aramburo is a doctoral candidate in Special Education and Habilitation at the University of New Orleans. He has an M.A. in Linguistics from Gallaudet University and has worked as an interpreter.
Black and Deaf. Videocassette. Rochester, NY: WOKR Partners, 1991. 30 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced.( RES, 1st floor HV2395 .B52 1991).
Wanda Miller, host of WOKR's public affairs program Shades of Gray, discusses opportunities in deaf education, social programs and deaf organizations, and the National Black Deaf Advocates group.
*Class of '52. Videocassette. Gallaudet University, 1990. 43 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2530 .C5 1990).
The story of African-American children, their parents, their teachers and their struggle to gain admittance to the Kendall School on the campus of Gallaudet University
Deaf History: Selected Topics. Videocassette. Burtonsville, MD : Sign Media, Inc., 1991 65 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2474 .I5847 1992 v.9 ).
This portion of the conference contains three lectures. The first lecture is by Nancy Abbott, who speaks about Thomas Hart Benton's association with the deaf residents of Martha's Vineyard. The second lecture is by Tricia Leaky, who speaks about vocational education in the deaf American and African American communities. The third lecture is by Nancy Abbott, who speaks about Gallaudet's first British Isle students
Deaf People of Color : What are the Issues? Speech by Carolyn McCaskill-Emerson. Videocassette. Rochester, NY : NTID/RIT, 1994. Color/Signed/Voiced. (3rd floor, VIDEO 5912 no.36).
Carolyn McCaskill-Emerson is coordinator of Minority Achievement and Multicultural Programs at Gallaudet University. She states in her lecture that "tolerance is no longer enough", we should "embrace" diversity. She addresses five major areas: abolishing the "melting pot syndrome", cultural identification, cultural differences, current trends, and including the unincluded
An Educational Path to Interpreting: "Working together" Interpreting Issues in the African American-Black Deaf Community. Videocassette. National Multicultural Interpreter Project at El Paso Community College, 2000. 26 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2402.C8534 2000).
Lecture by Anthony Aramburo, divided into three major sections, covering selected personal experiences and cultural issues from an African American/Black perspective. The presentation may be used for discussion or to practice receptive voice to sign interpreting skills.
The Legacy of Eliza Taylor. Videocassette. UALR Interpreter Education Program, Dept. of Counseling, Adult and Rehabilitation Education: NCRTM, 1999. 48 mins. Color/Signed. (4th floor,HV2534.T29 A3 1999).
Ella Irby interviews 93-year old Eliza Taylor, the oldest living black graduate of the Arkansas School for the Deaf. Conducted in ASL.
Life Experiences of Victor Vodounou, Benin, Africa. Videocassette. El Paso, TX : El Paso Community College, National Multicultural Interpreter Project, 2000. 22 mins. Color/Signed. (4th floor, HV2402 .C8555 2000).
Interview with Victor Vodounou, divided into five sections, covering selected cultural identity and personal incidents from an African perspective. The presentation may be used for discussion or to practice receptive voice to sign interpreting skills.
Look out World, Here I Come: A Day with Carla Shird. Videocassette. Washington, D.C. : Northeast Technical Assistance Center, 1999. 25 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2561.W18 H69 1999).
This video features Carla Shird, a 1998 graduate of Howard University. This videotape describes a day in her life as a student at Howard, and describes the challenges she had to overcome as a deaf student mainstreamed at a hearing university. Carla describes how she accessed campus support services. Throughout the video, she offers advice to students, interpreters, professors, and persons who are responsible for providing accommodations
Nathie: No Hand-Me Downs. DVD. Minneapolis, MN Tactile Mind Press, 2005. 125 mins. Color/Signed. (4th floor, HV2534.M3 A3 2005).
Nathie Marbury tells her story: the 16th of 17 children, born into a family not believing in education, goes on to earn three college degrees and late in life finds her identity as a black, deaf woman.
Passion of Words Turning into Action: A Black Deaf Filmmaker's Journey. DVD. Deaf Vision Filmworks, 2004. 120 mins.Color/Signed/Captioned. (3rd floor, PN1998.3.B79 P37 2004).
Includes interviews, student films, behind the scenes productions, personal video diaries about being a struggling filmmaker, production experiences, and professional production clips. Accompanied by DVD, "Behind the scenes: Somalia," 14:09 minutes, with music, subtitled. The accompanying DVD provides a look at the production of Jade's first feature film, "Somalia," the story of an African-American Deaf woman who falls in love with a musician.
Still I Rise: The Enduring Legacy of Black Deaf Arkansans Before & After Integration. DVD. Little Rock : Arkansas Association of the Deaf, 2006. 60 mins. Color/Signed/Captioned/Voiced. (4th floor, HV2561.A8 A64 2006).
The DVD includes stories of the experiences of Black deaf students prior to and after the Supreme Court's Brown v. the Topeka Board of Education decision in 1954. Before the Brown decision, Arkansas was one of the 15 states, mostly in the South, which maintained separate schools for White and Black deaf students. When schools were integrated, much of the history of the Black deaf schools was lost. The DVD and the booklet include interviews, biographical information, and portraits of former students and staff.
Asian Values and Their Impact on Interpreting in the Asian Pacific Islander Deaf Communities. Videocassette.El Paso Community College and Oklahoma State University, 2000. 68 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2402.A85 2000).
Ms. Nishimura talks about Asian values and their impact on interpreting in the Asian/Pacific Islander deaf communities. It covers selected Asian and Pacific Islander cultural information. The presentation may be used for professional discussion or to practice receptive voice to sign interpreting skills.
A Celebration of Asian Cultural Heritage. Videocassette.Rochester, NY : NTID/RIT, 1995. 125 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (ETRR, VIDEO 6447).
NTID's deaf Asian club celebration of Asian cultural heritage. The keynote speaker is Dr. Steven Chough from Gallaudet University. Another special guest Ling-Ling Wong performs the Chinese fan, sword and ribbon dances from China.
Life Experiences of Ron Hirano, Asian-Pacific Islander. Videocassette. National Multicultural Interpreter Project at El Paso Community College, 2000. 62 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2402.C8554 2000).
Presentation by Ron Hirano, divided into six sections, covering selected cultural identity and personal incidents from a Japanese American perspective. The presentation may be used for discussion or to practice receptive voice to sign interpreting skills
ASL in the Context of Hispanic Culture: F.R. Gomez. Videocassette. Rochester, NY : NTID/RIT, 1994. 50 min. Color/Signed/Voiced. (ETRR, VIDEO 5912 no.34 )
This is the second of five lectures on the theme "ASL in diversity". F.R.Gomez is a graduate (1975) of NTID. He presently teaches at Laney College in Oakland, CA.. He has published short stories and poetry in Zyzzyva, a San Francisco literary magazine.
Entrada : Through this Door . Videocassette. Rochester, NY : WHEC, 1995. 30 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (ETRR, VIDEO 6448).
This off-air program features NTID student Victor Medina relating about being deaf and Hispanic.
The Lives of Deaf Mexicans : Struggle and Success. DVD. San Diego : Dawn Pictures, 2006. 45 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned (Spanish and English subtitles) (4th floor, HV2583 .L48 2006).
This educational documentary shows Deaf people struggling for the basic rights enjoyed by Deaf people in the United States and other countries. Covering issues faced by many Deaf people - lack of governmental support for Deaf education, language rights, and acceptance from the 'mainstream' population - this look inside of Deaf Mexico reveals how community helps people carve out good lives"--Case
Mexican American and Mexican National Deaf Language Samples. Videocassette. El Paso Community College and Oklahoma State Univ., 2000. 37 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2402.M49 2000).
These samples may be used for cultural and linguistic text analysis and to practice receptive interpreting skills.
Mexican American Deaf Interpreting Issues in Mental Health Settings. Videocassette. Santa Fe Community College and Oklahoma State Univ., 2000. 33 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV2402.M495 2000).
Using Mexican sign language, the tape shows the examples of how to be sign language interpreters in mental health settings.
MSL/ASL: Mexican Sign Language/ASL Translator. CD-ROM. Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, 2000. (4th floor, HV2475.M75 2000).
Somos Muy Fiesteros! = We Like a Good Celebration! : Mexican Traditions. CD-ROM. Wheaton, MD: Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, 2005. (4th floor, GT4814.A2 S66 2005). Color/Signed/Captioned (subtitled in English and Spanish).
This CD contains explanations of seven Mexican holidays and traditions. Videos are presented in American Sign Language. Texts are also available in English and Spanish.
Sueño Sordo Hispano-Americano: The Deaf Hispanic-American Dream. Wheaton, MD : Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, 2005. Color/Signed/Voiced. (4th floor, HV2530 .S84 2005).
This CD contains a brief history of Deaf Hispanic-Americans, profiles of eight accomplished Deaf Hispanic-Americans, and two stories told in American Sign Language (ASL) about growing up Deaf and Hispanic in the United States.
The Social Construction of Cherokee Identity. Videocassette. El Paso, TX : National Multicultural Interpreter Project at El Paso Community College, 2000. 41 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced/Captioned. (4th floor, HV2402 .C8578 2000).
Lecture by Jeanette Haynes, divided into seven sections, covering selected cultural identity and historical incidents from a Native American's perspective. The presentation may be used for discussion or to practice receptive voice to sign interpreting skills.
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