Philosophical Concepts and Terminology in ASL (Zoom) (April 23rd)

Philosophical Concepts and Terminology in ASL (Zoom) (April 23rd)

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Date: April 23, 2022

Time: 9am-12pm Mountain Time

Location: Your home or office (online)

RID CEUs: 0.3 PS

Cost: $45

Language: American Sign Language

Workshop Description:

This workshop will provide an overview of philosophical concepts and terminology in American Sign Language. The instructor, a Deaf Professor of Philosophy at Gallaudet, will provide a conceptual scheme of philosophy courses as these are generally taught in the U.S., and will focus on vocabulary and concept found in typical lower division undergraduate courses (Intro, Critical Thinking, Logic, Ethics). Information
about commonly used philosophy subject resources, as well as pitfalls to avoid will also be provided.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this workshop students will be able to:

  • identify and categorize lower division philosophy
    courses by approach,
  • evaluate and apply resources best suited to these courses,
  • remember and apply basic philosophical concepts in ASL discourse.

    Presenter Bio:

    Image of Dr. Teresa Blankmeyer Burke

    Teresa Blankmeyer Burke, Ph.D. is Professor of Philosophy at Gallaudet University, a bilingual university teaching deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students in American Sign Language and written English. She is the only signing Deaf philosopher in the world with a doctorate in philosophy. Her academic publications are in philosophy, bioethics, research ethics, policy, and signed language interpreting ethics. She also writes for the general public, including mainstream media publications, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Dr. Burke has served on a number of national and international committees, including the United Nations, World Federation of the Deaf, the American Philosophical Association, and the National Association of the Deaf (USA).


    Full refunds will be given for all written (emailed) requests received by April 22, 2022. No refunds will be given for requests received after that time but funds may be used toward a future Zaboosh workshop.


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    Non-Discrimination Policy:

    Zaboosh does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. 

    This workshop is geared toward working ASL interpreters and interpreting students and will be presented in American Sign Language.

    *RID credits are sponsored by Zaboosh. Zaboosh is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for .3 CEUs at the Little/None Content Knowledge Level.

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