Gallaudet University

04/29/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/29/2019 14:56

'What is in a Sign? BLACK: Perceptions and Attitudes about Language in The Age of Social Media' participants needed

Researchers from the Department of ASL & Deaf Studies; Department of English are exploring people's perceptions of the different signs for the word Black and if the sign usage varies according to the following parameters: age, gender, ethnicity, educational and linguistic background.

Participants are needed for a brief online survey which can be done in the comfort of their home, dorm or office. Participants are able to take the survey on a laptop, computer or smartphone.

The link to participate is:

This research study has been approved by Gallaudet's Institutional Review Board (IRB).