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The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures will present two American Sign Language-centered events on campus this weekend in honor of Deaf Awareness Week.

Saturday, Sept. 21, Deaf artist Nancy Rourke will give a painting workshop 1 to 4 p.m. in the Elliot University Center, Kirkland Room. The event is free but registration is required. Email kmdenapl@uncg.edu for more information.

Sunday, Sept. 22, Deaf “Kiss-Fist” will showcase talents by Deaf children and adults at the Elliott University Center. The event will begin at 2 p.m. and will include stories, jokes, skits, and songs, signed in ASL and voice interpreted. The cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under.

Parking is free for both events, in the Walker deck.

For more information, contact Karen De Naples at 336.543.2193 VP or kmdenapl@uncg.edu.

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