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Deaf Awareness Week…

Deaf Awareness Week events 10-12 through 10-19

Deaf Awareness Week

Add to Calendar  Deaf Awareness Week Oct. 12-19
SAN ANTONIO, TX (Sept. 20, 2012) – The San Antonio College Department of American Sign Language and Interpreter Training and Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Services will mark Deaf Awareness Week – Oct. 12-19 – with films, workshops and informational sessions.
The events are open to the public, and free unless otherwise noted.

Friday, Oct. 12, 2012
1-5 p.m. – Nail Technical Center (NTC), Rooms 120 A&B.
Open House – ASL Department. Come meet the SAC faculty and students.

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012
2-4 p.m. –  McAllister Auditorium
"Diversity & You" workshop with actor Robert DeMayo, one of the stars of the film “See What I’m Saying.” Tickets: $15.

7 p.m., McAllister Auditorium
“See What I’m Saying” :  The Deaf Entertainers Documentary
This is an open-captioned film for the country's 30 million deaf and hard of hearing viewers. It opens the door into deaf culture for those who are "signing impaired." The film has screened in more than 100 cities around the world and won numerous awards and accolades.
Tickets: $10.
Note: Tickets to both workshop and movie combo are $20

Monday, Oct. 15, 2012
7 p.m. –  McAllister Auditorium,
“Beyond Silence” - Film
“Beyond Silence” is about Lara, a young girl whose parents are deaf. Lara has to translate from sign language to the spoken word and vice versa when her parents want to communicate with other people. Getting older and more mature she becomes interested in music and starts to play clarinet very successfully. However, because her parents are deaf, they cannot share Lara's musical career. The day comes when Lara has to decide between her parents and her own ambitions.

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012
7 p.m., McAllister Auditorium
This unique perspective explains the differences between deaf and hearing cultures. A panel of distinguished deaf “ladies” will give their insight into “proper” ways to conduct yourself within the Deaf Community.

Friday, Oct. 19, 2012
6-9 p.m., NTC, Rooms 120A and 120B
Game Night
Everyone is welcome to attend this free, fun, social event. Refreshments provided.