Date of Award

Spring 5-4-2020

Document Type

Honors Thesis


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First Advisor

Teri James Bellis

Second Advisor

Charles Lubbers

Third Advisor

Laura Vidler


Event Panning, American Sign Language, Deaf Culture, Deaf, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing people

Subject Categories

American Sign Language | Leadership Studies | Marketing | Modern Languages | Other Languages, Societies, and Cultures | Public Relations and Advertising | Social Media


Deaf Culture and American Sign Language are an important part of the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing community. Most people outside of this community are unaware of these aspects, and remain uneducated about them. This document is an event plan for an educational event about American Sign Language and Deaf Culture, as well as an artist statement explaining the conception and implementation of this plan, and how it was impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic.



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