Deaf Education Weekly Seminar (DEWS)_Oct 1 ProgramSeptember 26, 2011
The Deaf Education Weekly Seminar (DEWS) organized by: UP EDSP 129 Class, Philippine Deaf Resource Center and Philippine Federation of the Deaf entitled BREAKING THE SILENCE: Understanding Deaf Culture and Filipino Sign Language will be held on October 1, 2011, Saturday, from 8:30 – 12:00 noon at Benitez Theater, UP College of Education, Roxas Avenue, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
My film, ULTIMO ADIOS in Filipino Sign Language has been invited to close the seminar. It was unexpected and it did surprise me…It was encouraging nevertheless.
Opening Remarks – Dr. Dina Ocampo, Dean, UP College of Education
Topic 1: Culture – Dr. Nestor Castro, Chair, Department of Anthropology, UP Diliman
Topic 2: Deaf Culture – Mr. Rey Lee, President, Philippine Federation of the Deaf and Ms. Rowella Tanjusay, Officer, Philippine Federation of the Deaf Youth Section
Topic 3: Sign Languages and Sign Systems – Dr. Liza Martinez, Executive Director, Philippine Deaf Resource Center, Mr. Rommel Agravante and Ms. Yvette Bernardo, Deaf Sign Linguists
Topic 4: Hearing and Deaf views on Deaf Education – Mr. George Lintag, Secretary, Philippine Federation of the Deaf and Dr. Marie Therese A.P. Bustos, Assistant Professor, UP SPED
Topic 5: Multilingual Education – Mother-Tongue Based Education – Dr. Ricardo Nolasco, President, 170+ Talaytayan and Professor, Department of Linguistics, UP Diliman
Topic 6: Language Policies in Deaf Education – Mr. Raphael Domingo, Coordinator, Educational Access for the Deaf, De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde.
Topic 7: Legislation and Filipino Sign Language – Congressman Antonio Tinio, ACT Teachers Party List
Closing Remarks – MiranaMedina, filmmaker, Mi Ultimo Adios in FSL
Please register online at bit.ly/DEWS3 ADMISSION IS FREE!