Emancipation Processes in the Ugandan Deaf Community
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Key Presentations and Publications

On 29th September 2015, the research findings are being presented in a national workshop at Kyambogo University’s Faculty of Special Needs, under the title Documenting the Ugandan Deaf Community’s Coming of Age: Presentation, Exhibition, and Multimedia Storytelling


The project was also presented by Dr. Sam Lutalo-Kiingi and Dr. Goedele A.M. De Clerck at the 17th World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf in Istanbul, Turkey, on 31 July 2015 under the title Human Rights, Diversity, and Sustainable Development: The Ugandan Deaf Community Looking Back and Moving Forward.

The findings are being published in the book ‘Developing Sustainably? The Ugandan Deaf Community Looking Back and Forward’ by Dr. Sam Lutalo-Kiingi & Dr. Goedele A.M. De Clerck (Fountain Publishers, Kampala, Uganda).

Some of the previous research that has inspired and informed this study is detailed in the following literature:

Lutalo-Kiingi, S. & De Clerck, G. (in press). Promoting deaf citizenship in sub-Saharan Africa. Partnership between deaf communities, academia, and NGOs in deaf empowerment. In A.C. Cooper & K.K. Rashid (eds.), Signed Languages in Sub-Saharan Africa: Politics, citizenship and shared experiences of difference. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.

Lutalo-Kiingi, S. & De Clerck, G. (2015a). Perspectives on the sign language factor in sub-Saharan Africa. In G. De Clerck & P.V. Paul (eds.), Sign Language, Sustainable Development, and Equal Opportunities (pp. 159-187). Ghent: Academia Press.

Lutalo-Kiingi, S., & De Clerck, G. (2015b). Ugandan Sign Language. In J. Bakken Jepsen, G. De Clerck, S. Lutalo-Kiingi, & B. McGregor, B. (Eds.), Sign languages of the world: A comparative handbook. Berlin, Germany: Mouton de Gruyter.