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CFP: Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine 2015

CFP: Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine
October 16 - 17, 2015 
University of Pennsylvania 
 
The University of Pennsylvania is pleased to host the 13th Joint Atlantic Seminar for the History of Medicine on October 16 – 17, 2015 in Philadelphia. JAS Med is convened annually for the presentation of research by young scholars working on the history of medicine and public health.

Re: QUERY: Deaf culture and film representation

Here are a few ideas:

Martin Norden's Cinema of Isolation discusses Children of a Lesser God, and the divided reaction to it by deaf audiences.

The documentary, Through Deaf Eyes, has a segment with several deaf people commenting on the film. The New York Times review when the film came out noted criticisms of it by deaf people. The play by Mark Medoff is a much better representation of deaf culture at the time than the film. Your student might look at what was changed or left out in the film.

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