Mrs. Sigourney of Hartford: Poems and Prose of the Early American Deaf Community

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Mrs. Sigourney of Hartford: Poems and Prose of the Early American Deaf Community

Saturday, May 11, 2013, 2 p.m.

Experience the poetry and prose of the "Sweet Singer of Hartford," who was also the first teacher of Alice Cogswell, the 19th-century deaf girl famous as a student of Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet and Laurent Clerc. Editors Edna Edith Sayers and Diana Moore will discuss and sign copies of their book on this fascinating woman.  

ASL and voice interpreters will be at the event, which will be in Room A-10.

For more information, call 202-559-5368