DFST 360 Deaf History 4 cr.
- Offered: Web-based Summer
- Applies toward the social responsibility in a diverse world (socr) general education requirement.
- Prerequisite: EN 211 with a grade of “C” or better or instructor permission.
Exploring deaf history from the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany during the eighteenth century to the present. Significant historical events, discoveries, and the history of civil movements all related to deafness are covered in this course. Topics covered are (but not limited to) education of the deaf; Martha’s Vineyard deaf history; the Congress of Milan; eugenics and deafness; the Golden Age; deaf people and WWII; technology and media deaf history.