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Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 4:30pm
Morrill Hall, 106
Cornell University Dept, 159 Central Avenue, Morrill Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-4701, USA
Audism: The Stigmatization of Deaf People
Dr. Hauser is the Director of the Research Center on Culture and Language (CCL) at the National Tech-nical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology. CCL’s research mission is to understand the roles of cultural and linguistic diversity in deaf people’s lives. In addition to NIH and NSF research grants, CCL has science mentorship grants, from these agencies, to broaden the participation of deaf individuals in the sciences. Hauser is a former recipi-ent of RIT’s Eisenhart Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Isaac L. Jordan, Sr. Pluralism Award for promoting Diversity and Inclusion.
Refreshments and conversation with the speaker will follow the talk.