Deaf President Now: a student protest movement

Resources

Simms, Laurene. "Gallaudet University President: Deaf or Hearing? http://youtu.be/5viDWSt0HVo

Suggested Readings

Gannon, Jack R. The Week the World Heard Gallaudet.. Gallaudet University Press, 1989.

John B. Christiansen and Sharon N. Barnartt. Deaf President Now! The 1988 Revolution at Gallaudet University. 2003.

"Deaf President Now! reveals the groundswell leading up to the history-making week in 1988 when the students at Gallaudet University seized the campus and closed it down until their demands were met. To research this probing study, the authors interviewed in-depth more than 50 of the principal players."

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