UH – COMD: American Sign Language Interpreting Program
Saturday, February 1, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Farish Hall – KIVA room
From I-45 South, exit Cullen. Turn right. Drive to Entrance 13.
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77004
Join us as the famous Mr. CJ Jones shares his life stories and experiences being Deaf and Black in America.
Interview to be followed by a Performance
Refreshments immediately following the event
LIMITED SEATING!! Tickets required. Ticket: $30.00 (see website for more details)
Sign Language Interpreters will be provided for the interview ONLY.
Note: RID PINRA CEUs available
As an entertainer, CJ Jones has done just about everything, from performing a Tony Award winning play on National Tour, to directing Deaf kids from high school to kindergarten in their own productions. CJ is CEO, producer, director, writer, actor, comedian, and musician. CJ has performed his one-man show in Ecuador, Japan, Sweden, Australia, Canada, the US Virgin Islands, and in every state in the union.
Cast as Orin in “Children of a Lesser God”, he toured USA and Canada for 2 years, and garnered a group Tony award for their performances. He has also appeared on NBC’s “Frasier,” ABC Family’s “Lincoln Heights,” the PBS television shows “Sesame Street” and “Rainbow’s End,” and was the host of “Happy Hands Kids Klub.”
CJ is one of 4 Deaf performers showcased in the 2010 documentary “See What I’m Saying”, directed by Hilari Scarl. CJ also appeared “Through Deaf Eyes” on PBS.
Mrs. Sharon Grigsby Hill, MBA is an Instructional Assistant Professor in the UH ASL Interpreting Program. Currently, she holds DARS BEI Master Level certification. She also serves as Chair for the DARS Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI).
Purchase your ticket today at https://asli2014.eventbrite.com.
To learn more about CJ Jones Live, go to http://www.cjjoneslive.com/
CONTACT PERSON NAME: Sharon Hill
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected]