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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CCCX 121 Did You Just Flip Me Off?? Deaf People and Linguistic Diversity in Chicago

Chicago is a global city, and its linguistic diversity reflects its cultural richness. This course will survey the topics of signed languages and their structures, Deaf Culture, and the vibrant Deaf community in Chicago. Students will also explore Chicago’s neighborhoods and dynamic linguistic diversity. Topics include the history of American Sign Language, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Deaf art and storytelling, and the linguistics of cross-cultural dialogue. Additionally, students will explore ideas of disability and privilege through the lens of the many museums and cultural landmarks in Chicago.

For more information go to First Semester Experience: Big Chicago

Repeatable: N
Formerly FEXP 121
Requirements Freshman Only (FF14)
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3

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