Research Lectures

The David Peikoff Chair of Deaf Studies is committed to offering public lectures to disseminate research relevant to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities.


2015 Jones Memorial Lecture - October 22, 2015
"I have a CI" is the new Hard of Hearing: Using the Lens of Social Capital to Make Life Better for Hard of Hearing Schoolchildren ~ Gina Oliva, PhD

Lecture Video (Note: Audio does not start until 1:33 into the recording)
Lecture Transcript
Lecture PowerPoint (Note: file will take a moment to load)
Resource List from Dr. Oliva

2014 Jones Memorial Lecture - April 10, 2014
Hard of Hearing Persons and Issues: Local and Global Challenges ~ Ruth Warick, PhD

Lecture Video
Lecture Transcript

2013 Jones Memorial Lecture - April 15, 2013
Social Connectedness of Deaf Retirees: Usefulness to Younger Generations ~ Sherry Shaw, PhD & Len Roberson, PhD

Lecture Video
Lecture Transcript

Please note that this video is captioned, but the timing is a bit off. 


2012 Jones Memorial Lecture - April 3, 2012
American Sign Language and Early Intervention ~ Kristin Snoddon, PhD

Lecture Video
Lecture Transcript


Working Towards Change - September 28, 2011 ~ Chris Kenopic

Lecture Video with spoken English voice over
Lecture Transcript

Please note that the movie file is large and may take time to load. 


Sign Language Communities in Switzerland - May 12, 2011 ~ Patricia Shores-Hermann

ASL Video
Lecture Transcript


Deaf Experiences in Quebec 1850-1900: Models of Difference - January 17, 2008 ~ Stephane Perreault

ASL Interpreted Video
Spoken English Video


Phonocentrisim: Ptolemy of Language - November 7, 2007 ~ Jolanta Lapiak

ASL Video with English interpretation


Ukrainian Sign Language Project, the Ukrainian Deaf Community, and Ukrainian Sign Language Interpreters - May 2, 2007 ~ Svitlana Kulbida, Iryna Chepchyna, and Maryna Liferova

ASL Interpreted Video
Spoken English Video


2007 Jones Memorial Lecture - April 19, 2007
Visual Teaching Strategies for Improving Grammar Instruction ~ Dr. Kristin DiPerri

ASL Interpreted Video
Spoken English Video