Rubin Museum - Signed/Interpreted Talk with Lauren Ridloff

04/27/2019 6:00 pm
How do signed languages expand our brains, our development, and our world?
Science suggests learning multiple languages, including signed languages, positively affects the plasticity of our brains. Teacher turned actress Lauren Ridloff has explored signed language in the classroom, on stage, and on screen, garnering a Tony nomination for lead actress for her exceptional performance in Children of a Lesser God. She is joined by Dr. Jennie Pyers, a developmental psychologist who works on new emerging sign languages and sign language acquisition. Together they will explore how using a sign language might shape how we think—while allowing for heightened connection across cultures and the sharing of experiences.
ASL interpretation will be available.
To order tickets:
Use code HANDSON at checkout for 20% off
$16 (with code, $20 without)
Interpreters: Candace Broecker-Penn, Lynnette Taylor (TBD)
The Rubin Museum
150 West 17th Street (bet. 6th and 7th Avenues)
Running time: 1hr 30 mins
Address/Contact Information
The Rubin Museum
150 West 17th Street (bet. 6th and 7th Avenues)
New York, NY 10011
A, C, E to 14th Street (at 8th Avenue)
1 to 18th Street (at 7th Avenue)
2, 3 to 14th Street (at 7th Avenue)
F, L, M to 14th Street (at 6th Avenue)
N, Q, R, 4, 5, 6 to 14th Street-Union Square
M6, M7, M20 to the corner of 7th Avenue and 18th Street
M5, M6, M7 to the corner of 6th Avenue and 18th Street
PATH trains to 14th Street or 23rd Street
Accessibility/Additional Information:
All theaters are Wheelchair accessible (please let us know in advance if you need special seating)
Assistive Listening Devices available.
A wheelchair accessible restroom (unisex, single-user) is located on the ground floor (near the café)