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Livestreaming a Conversation: #DeafWoke with Jermaine Williams
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Livestreaming a Conversation: #DeafWoke with Jermaine Williams
#DeafWoke is a Virtual Consciousness-raising, Engaging Online Talk Show, Led by Black and Native American Deaf Host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow
Thursday 2 December 2021
United States
#DeafWoke with Dr. Liann Obsborne
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#DeafWoke with Dr. Liann Obsborne
#DeafWoke is a Virtual Consciousness-raising, Engaging Online Talk Show, Led by Black and Native American Deaf Host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow
Tuesday 23 November 2021
United States
#DeafWoke with Armani Lawrence
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#DeafWoke with Armani Lawrence
#DeafWoke is a Virtual Consciousness-raising, Engaging Online Talk Show, Led by Black and Native American Deaf Host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow
Thursday 4 November 2021
United States
Barriers, Needs, and Next Steps
Essay

Barriers, Needs, and Next Steps

A Convening on the State of Deaf Theatre-Making

6 April 2016

Several dozen artists, administrators, and activists met at the Lark Play Development Center in January 2016 to consider challenges and successes and the state of deaf theatre.

American Sign Language in Theatre and Its Impact or, Why We Need More Deaf Actors Onstage
Essay

American Sign Language in Theatre and Its Impact or, Why We Need More Deaf Actors Onstage

5 April 2016

Series curator DJ Kurs writes about the history of ASL and Deaf actors.

When It Comes To Accessibility At Theatres, There Is A Law
Essay

When It Comes To Accessibility At Theatres, There Is A Law

4 April 2016

Howard Sherman writes about the responsibility theatres have to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

More than Applause
Essay

More than Applause

Deaf Art Needs Deaf Ed

3 April 2016

Author Sara Nović writes about the state of Deaf education, and its implications for the theatre.

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#DeafWoke
Series

#DeafWoke

A virtual consciousness-raising online talk show, led by Black and Native American Deaf host Mr. Antoine Hunter PurpleFireCrow

Founded as a response to isolation and misinformation experienced during CoVID-19, #DeafWoke provides access to the Deaf BIPOC life stories, critical coverage of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, education, Arts, social justice and analysis of CoVID-19-related news for Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened and Black Hearing communities.