French Deaf History in LSF
Travel with ChaRly A 9 minutes subtitled video posted here of Guy Bouchauveau, a deaf Frenchman, signing in LSF (with some ASL), about his own story of French deaf history from the beginning of Epee to today (1992). Charles Katz introduces the video by discussing his own copy of Bouchauveau's drawing of French-American deaf history and several important names in French deaf history men...
Sat, Jun 21 2008
Clerc's School in Paris
Travel with ChaRly This 8 minutes video is about my 1992 visit to Laurent Clerc's school in Paris, France. Please remember that that was how the school looked like in the summer of 1992. I was able to stay in the school for one week, sleeping in a small room way up on the top floor or in the attic, thanks to Alexis Karacostas, who arranged for my stay.Because of my extended visit to t...
Fri, Jun 20 2008
Deaf Truffaut on l'Epee
Travel with ChaRly This is a 2 minutes video clip of a French deaf historian, Bernard Truffaut, signing in LSF the story of how l'Epee met the two deaf girls, an event which led him to establish the world's first public manual (signing) school for the deaf in Paris. This event is considered a French deaf "genesis" legend very much comparable to the American deaf "genesis" story of Thom...
Sun, Jun 08 2008
Grave of the Father of German Oralism
Travel with ChaRly This is an one minute clip of the grave site of Samuel Heinicke, the Father of German oralism, in Liepzig, Germany, videotaped in the summer of 1992.Written on the headstone in German and translated word for word in English:1720 - 1790 Grundete 1778 in Liepzig die erste taubstummenschule der welt die ehre schuler sprechen lehrte.1720 - 1790 Founded 1778 in Liepzig t...
Fri, Mar 21 2008
Oral Heinicke School in Germany
Travel with ChaRly The first post of a deaf history site visited in the summer of 1992. This short, edited, and subtitled video of a visit to Samuel Heinicke Schule in Liepzig, Germany where the German oralism began. The school was in its summer session but I was able to bump into a teacher there who was happy to give me a tour of the school. Next video will be the gravesite of Samuel...
Tue, Mar 18 2008
Intro to Travels with ChaRly VblogSite
Travel with ChaRly This vblogsite takes you to sites, important and "sacred", in Deaf History. And to discuss them with vblogs. The videos, soon to be uploaded, came from 8mm videotapes shot at "sacred" places in Europe and in America in 1992.To the hill where Gallaudet and Clerc taught. To the basement where Sicard and Massieu worked. To the books belonging to Alexander Graham Bell. To [...]
Fri, Jul 06 2007
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