Max Powers, Professor of Sign Language
Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up
Attendance: Participants must attend all sessions
An introduction class where students will learn the basic of sign language as well as deaf culture. They will be taught basic fingerspelling, vocabulary and how to form sentences in conversation. There will deaf culture in the class as well. It will cover the formation of American Sign Language as well as the influence of Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. There will be two guest speakers in the class. At the end of the class, there will be a fun project in sign language.
Contact: Max Powers, 617 225-7622, MAXP@MIT.EDU