American Sign Language
Poetry and Performance in Translation
College Course 2
Instructor: Larry Polansky
(Dept. of Music)
Mary Essex, instructor,
Beginning ASL Lab
(This website contains archival material for the class.)
This class included 7 guest
poet, actor and
scholar (with Dennis Cokely as interpreter)
Christine Sun Kim
(sound, visual and performance artist)
(interpreter, scholar, teacher, Deaf culture activist)
Peter Cook (poet,
dancer, director, actor, artist)
Graybill, Cokely, Cook and Holt taught the class for one week
each, and gave public presentations at the Hood Museum of Art on their
work (see the poster for the schedule).
Marcous, Pellerin and Kim taught one class each.
All of the guests interacted with students, faculty, administrators and
members of the Dartmouth community in a number of ways.
As part of the class, ASL level I was taught as a weekly lab by