Deaf Studies Digital Journal


The Deaf Studies Digital Journal (also known as DSDJ) is the world’s first peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the cultural, creative, and critical output of published work in and about sign languages and Deaf culture. Unlike other academic and cultural publications, the DSDJ is a bilingual and bimodal publication primarily presented in both American Sign Language and English. It offered an innovative digital platform for its time. The digital journal also featured academic work in other sign languages, including British, Italian, and international sign languages. It has created a dedicated space for a new alignment of thought regarding signed languages, culture, art, and critical theory. DSDJ offers a broad range of genres, specifically scholarly articles, commentary, literature, visual arts, film/video, interviews, reviews, and archival history footage and commentary.

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