History and Etymology of American Sign Language

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central LibraryAdaptive Services

History and Etymology of American Sign Language

Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, 2 p.m.

Celebrate Clerc-Gallaudet Week (Dec. 1-7)!

Linguist Emily Shaw, Ph.D., will speak on the history of American Sign Language (ASL) and its roots in French Sign Language (LSF).  

ASL and voice interpreters will be present.

Adaptive Services Division, Room 215

More information, call 202-559-5368, voice or videophone.