Linda Siple collecton on the portrayal of ASL interpreters
Scope and Contents
The Linda Siple collection on the portrayal of ASL interpreters contains VHS tapes of television programs and movies featuring a deaf character and an interpreter. These materials relate to research conducted by Linda Siple. Tapes include episodes of Ellen, Seinfeld, Spin City, Star Trek, and others. Movie segments include Looking for Mr. Goodbar, The Linguini Incident, and others.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
The collection must be viewed in the archives reading room and no copies made be made.
Biographical / Historical
Linda Siple has over 30 years of experience as an educator of sign language interpreters. She also has extensive experience as a practicing sign language interpreter. Siple earned her AAS in Human Services at Monroe Community College in 1976, her BSW in Social Work from RIT in 1979, her MS in Instructional Technology from RIT in 1983, and her Ph.D. in Intercultural Communication from SUNY Buffalo in 1995. She specializes in curriculum development in interpreter education, intercultural communication, and practicum & student interpreting.
1 Box(es) (1 banker box containing 24 VHS tapes)
Materials related to Linda Siple's research study of deaf characters and interpreters. Linda Siple is a professor in the ASL-English Interpretation Program at RIT/NTID. The collection includes VHS tapes of television programs and movies featuring deaf character and interpreters that she used for research.
The collection is arranged as numbered by the donor.
C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 102
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to RIT Archive Collections by Linda Siple in September 2014. Accession number(s): 2016:059
Finding aid created by Jennifer Roeszies in November 2016.
- Linda Siple collection on the portrayal of ASL interpreters
- RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
- Jennifer Roeszies
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