The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure

Autor/a: McCASKILL, Carolyn; LUCAS, Ceil; BAYLEY, Robert; HILL, Joseph
Año: 2020
Editorial: Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University, 2020
Tipo de código: ISBN
Código: 978-1-944838-72-0
Soporte: Papel


Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos


Black ASL has long been recognized as a distinct variety of American Sign Language based on abundant anecdotal evidence. The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL, originally published in 2011, presents the first sociohistorical and linguistic study of this language variety. Based on the findings of the Black ASL Project, which undertook this unprecedented research, Hidden Treasure documents the stories and language of the African American Deaf community. With links to online supplemental video content that includes interviews with Black ASL users (formerly on DVD), this volume is a groundbreaking scholarly contribution and a powerful affirmation for Black Deaf people.