The Deaf Heart
NOTE: The citation information for many of the below links is incomplete; it will be your job to complete that information if you use the work in your paper.
Directly Relevant to the Book or to Willy Conley
- Willy Conley (Homepage)
- “Taking a hands-on approach to Shakespeare Deaf actor Willy Conley brings a unique sensibility to Center Stage’s ‘As You Like it.’” Nov. 8, 1998. Wynn Rousuck. Baltimore Sun.
- “Interview with Deaf Playwright Willy Conley.” Deaf Characters in Adolescent Literature. Sharon Pajka.
- Conley, Willy. “Preface.” Preface. Vignettes of the Deaf Character and Other Plays. Washington, DC: Gallaudet UP, 2009. xix-xvii. Print. NOTE: This work is entirely autobiographical.
- Robinson, Carol L. “Introduction.”Introduction. Vignettes of the Deaf Character and Other Plays. Washington, DC: Gallaudet UP, 2009. 1-10. Print. NOTE: This work is tells a few personal stories about Conley. Also, if you do not get the “Parkay” joke, visit: https://youtu.be/IVWQYeiB6JI.
- From Lipreading Ants to Flying over Cuckoo Nests (Willy Conley)
- Kelstone, Aaron. “Foreword.”. Vignettes of the Deaf Character and Other Plays. Washington, DC: Gallaudet UP, 2009. ix-xvii. Print.
- The Song Remains the Same: Crossing Intersections to Create an Ethical World via an Adaptation of Everyman for Everyone (Carol L. Robinson, Daniel-Raymond Nadon, and Nancy M. Resh) NOTE: This is about a production of one of Willy Conley’s plays at Kent State University at Trumbull.
- “Interview with Willy Conley“
- The Deaf Heart, book trailer (captioned) (Willy Conley)
- CBS Sunday Morning “National Theatre of the Deaf”
(This features Willy Conley.)
- A Special Look Inside “Tribes”
(Conley is ASL Director for this play.)
- Deaf Way II: Performance of Falling on Hearing Eyes, written by Willy Conley
Generally Relevant to the Book
- American Deaf and Hard of Hearing Statistics (NCRA)
- Jepson, Jill. “Introduction.” (1992)
- Not Silent, Invisible: Literature’s Chance Encounters with Deaf Heroes and Heroines (Donna M. McDonald)
- Narrating Deaf Lives: “Is It True?” Fiction and Autobiography (Tonya Stremlau)
- Deaf Culture: Competencies and Best Practices(Kathleen J. Richardson)
Schooling in American Sign Language: A paradigm shift from a deficit model to a bilingual model in deaf education (Tom Humphries)
- Our Time: The Legacy of the Twentieth Century(Tom Humphries)
- Deaf Ethnicity, Deafhood, and Their Relationship(Paddy Ladd and Harlan Lane)
- Deaf Culture and Youth Resilience in Diverse American Communities (Elizabeth A. Moore and Donna M. Mertens)
- National Theatre of the Deaf
- Teaching and Learning at Gallaudet University(Carol L. Robinson)
- “What’s it like to be a Deaf Novelist.” (Sara Novic)
- “How Being Deaf Has Affected Me as a Writer.” (Tara Chevrestt)
- “What?! 6 Authors You Didn’t Know Were Deaf Or Hard Of Hearing.” A.D. Hurley. October 30, 2016
- Famous Deaf People (Start ASL)
- “Being a Deaf Writer.” Cats and Chocolate. Liz Ward.
- Disabled and D/Deaf Writers Caucus
- Through Deaf Eyes (This video is VERY informative!)
- Deaf Ideology (Marika Kovacs-Houlihan)
- Fallacy: Deaf as Economic Burden (Wanda Riddle)
- Deaf in the Military (Keith Nolan)
- On Becoming Hearing: Lessons in Limitations, Loss, and Respect (Dirksen Bauman)
- “Meet the Deaf Poets Society” NPR