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Representations

 Digital Work
Identifier: ds_0049_stokoerepresentations_cap_01.mp4

Dates

  • 1996

Creator

Summary

Dr. William Stokoe, a researcher who proved that ASL is a language with his 1960 groundbreaking research, shares his theory of the evolution of human language. He asserts that sign languages evolved into spoken languages.

Extent

274.62 Megabytes (mp4)

Language

Sign Languages

English

General Note

This material was digitized as part of a CLIR Hidden Collections grant: "Sculptures in the Air: An Accessible Online Video Repository of the American Sign Language (ASL) Poetry and Literature Collections at the RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive (RIT/NTID DSA) in Rochester, NY." Original VHS recordings were transferred to mp4 format, captioned, and voiced, by the National Technical Institute for the Deaf Production Services department.

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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