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Deaf Legacy and Texas at Dallas Public Library 1/23/12

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Posted By Deaf Network Team

Deaf Legacy and Texas at Dallas Public Library 1/23/12

Celebrate Deaf Legacy @ your library

With a tribute to Abbé Charles Michel de l’Épée, founder of the first school
for the deaf in the world and the inventor of sign language, on the 300th
anniversary of his birth this year in 2012. Born November 25, 1712 Died
December 23, 1789.

DEAF LEGACY AND TEXAS
Central Library – 1515 Young Street, Dallas, Texas
Monday, January 23, 2012 – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by the Dallas Public Library, in partnerships with the Friends of
the Dallas Public Library, Inc, Deaf Action Center, Texas Association of the
Deaf and National Association of the Deaf

Guest speakers include: Alice L. Hagemeyer and Alec McFarlane, who are in
town for the American Library Association Midwinter meeting, Jan 20-24, and
Grant Laird, Jr, CEO, Deaf Network of Texas. Alice will present a special
tribute to Abbé Charles Michel de l’Épée. Alec’s topic will be Bridging Deaf
Cultures in Texas. For Grant, it will be “Deaf” Smith: Texas Deaf Folk Hero
Who Made America Great. For more information, contact Karyn Choi, Assistant
manager, Dallas Public Library, 214-670-7840 or via email –
[email protected]

MARYLAND LEGACY

A CELEBRATION OF DEAF EDUCATION AND SIGN LANGUAGE
Central Library – 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD
Saturday afternoon, March 31, 2012 – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In observance of Deaf History Month, March 13 – April 15, 2012

Presented by the Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Maryland Division of
Library Development and Service in partnerships with the Maryland
Governor’s Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Maryland School for the
Deaf, Maryland Association of the Deaf and National Association of the Deaf

Guest speakers include: Molly Raphael. President, American Library
Association, Chad Baker, Museum Director at the Maryland School for the Deaf
and Jack R. Gannon, author of World Federation of the Deaf: A History.
Special tribute presented by Alice L. Hagemeyer and Alec McFarlane to Abbé
Charles Michel de l’Épée. More about this program in the next issue

FOLDA TOOLKITE 2012

Designed for libraries and organizations serving the deaf to work together
in presenting deaf cultural programs in local communities anywhere in the
world and at any time in 2012

Free listing in OSD (Organizations Serving the Deaf) Directory If interested
in owning the one, please ask for an application form via E-mail at
[email protected]

President and Editor: Alice L. Hagemeyer
Business Manager: Alec C. McFarlane
Library for Deaf Action – FOLDA E- NEWS

http://www.imadeamericagreat.webs.com

Deaf Legacy: Libraries Celebrating Deaf Education and Sign Language in 2012




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