California State University, Sacramento
Jennifer Rayman is an Associate Professor in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies at the California State University, Sacramento.
The Politics and Practice of Voice: Representing American Sign Language on the Screen in Two Recent Television Crime DramasArticlesIntroduction In this paper, I examine the practices of representing Deaf ‘voices’’ to hearing audiences in two recent US television crime dramas. More literally I look at how American Sign Language is framed and made visible on the screen through various production decisions. Drawing examples from an episode of CSI: New York that aired in December 2006 and an...Read more