Wednesday, 28 December
205. Theoretical Approaches to ASL Storytelling
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Maryland Suite A, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Christopher Becker Krentz, Univ. of Virginia
1. “Dialogism at Large: What Deaf Storytelling Teaches Literary Theory,” Frank Bechter, Univ. of Chicago
2. “Complex Simplicities: The Telling Paradoxes of ABC and Number Stories,” Brenda Jo Brueggemann, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
3. “Extraordinary from the Ordinary: The Linguistic Structure of Personal ASL Narratives,” Kristin Mulrooney, Gallaudet Univ.
Respondent: Benjamin Bahan, Gallaudet Univ.