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BIG READ April 2023 Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky: Deaf Ukraine & Russia Resources

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Deaf Ukraine, Russia, Soviet Union Resources

Regina Kiperman-Kiselgof is a Deaf Ukrainian American who works in the NTID Employment Center. She is involved with a fund-raiser for Deaf Ukrainians. Dimitry Kiselgof, Russian-American, is an ASL professor at NTID. Eugene Lylak, a retired English professor who is a Ukrainian American, donated his collection about Deaf people in Ukraine and Russia to Deaf Studies Archives. Bernard Bragg served as an artist in residence with the Moscow Theater of Sign Language and Mime, as part of the United States-Soviet cultural exchange. Check out the Bernard Bragg collection in Deaf Studies Archives to find more information about his work there. This page compiles some information we have on Deaf Russian, Ukraine, and USSR resources. If materials are off-site in building 99, it is easy to get the item. See this video for a quick 30-sec review of how to request material. Faculty and staff can use this form to request delivery of the item to their office. 

Fund-raisers for Deaf Ukrainians links are listed below. Rochester has a Deaf Refugee Advocacy Group

The following collections can be found in Deaf Studies Archives, Wallace Library, 3rd floor.

Deaf Visual Arts

Deaf Theatre and Performances

Deaf Education

Deaf Periodicals

Russian Deaf Societies

Deaf History

Deaf Russian Americans

Ukraine Video

Ukraine Folktale Signed in ASL

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