The UC San Diego Linguistics Department presents:

Gifts from Deaf Culture

A two-evening event featuring the performer Wink and four members of the Deaf Community exploring ASL, audism, and the diversity and richness within Deaf culture.

May 9-10, 2018

Gifts from my Deaf Father:

A Story of Love, Tragedy, and Hope

Wink dramatically recounts his Deaf parents’ tragic experience involving a car accident and their struggles to communicate with a hearing world, interspersed with comedic commentary. Followed by a Q&A.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

6:00 - 7:30 pm

Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego

Gifts from Deaf Experience

A panel discussion and Q&A

Wink moderates a panel of four members of the Deaf Community – Moises Jaramillo, Claudia Jimenez, Rezenet Moges-Riedel, and Carol Padden – as they share their experiences and take questions.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

6:00 - 7:30 pm

Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego

Admission is free on a first come, first served basis.

The entire event will be presented in ASL with English interpretation.