Undergraduate Catalog

HIS 340 Nineteenth Century American Deaf History

This course offers a close study of the birth and early evolution of America's Deaf community, with particular attention to historical context. Incorporating recent scholarship in the field, this course will examine central topics, including education, organizations, regional identities, class, and eugenics. This class also will closely study several subcultures in addition to general American Deaf history, including African American, European American, and Native American experiences. Economic, social, religious, and cultural factors also will be addressed.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Prerequisites: HIS 331; or permission of the instructor

Distribution

Undergraduate