The Centre for Deaf Studies (CDS), School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences (SLSCS) was established in 2001 and is the only place on the island of Ireland where university level training in Deaf Studies is offered. Focusing on the experience of being deaf (Deafhood) rather than on hearing impairment as a medical condition (deafness), CDS is committed to research that documents and explores the signed languages of Ireland (grammar, status, teaching and learning of signed languages as first and second languages, interpreting to and from signed languages), and the experiences of Deaf People (historical, contemporaneous, and in this exhibition, future!).
Center for Deaf Studies
About the Artist
The Cochlear Implant exhibited in the Human + show was provided by the center for deaf studies. "Deafuture" Movie: produced and directed by Haaris Sheikh, Interesource Group (Ireland) Limited. Supported by the Leonardo da Vinci Programme and Leargas in the creation of this data.