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Clayton Valli

ASL 211
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Nelle Meers

on 28 November 2012

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Transcript of Clayton Valli

Clayton Valli
ASL scholar and Poet Schooling Born deaf:
Newburyport, Massachusetts in 1951
Died:
Miami, Florida in 2003 1971: Austine School for the Deaf in Vermont


1978: Earned a B.A. in Social Psychology from the University of Nevada in Reno


1985: He earned a M.A. in Linguistics from Gallaudet University


1993: He earned his Ph.D. in Linguistics and ASL Poetics from the Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio The first person to earn a doctorate in Linguistics and ASL Poetics.

Valli, created original works and performed them around the U.S.

His poems make use of handshape, movement, space, repetition, and facial expression. Presentation by:
Nelle Meers Deaf Poetry Valli wrote many books about ASl linguistics.

Rhythm of movement:
"movement can express notions like harmony, dissonance, and resonances differently in poetry than in ASL prose."




Signs in poetry are chosen for specific physical image to create rhyme, rhythm, and meter. Valli, C. & Lucas, C. (2000). Linguistics of American Sign Language text: an introduction (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: Clerc Books, Gallaudet University Press. Clayton Valli Valli often chose nature imagery as metaphors for deaf experience.

His poem "Dandelions", conveys the strength of ASl. Why study ASL poetry?

This genre of poetry is not bound by the English form.

"Original ASL Poetry" also has no English textual translation
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