Jarashow, Benjamin O
Title:
Lecturer
Office:
LA 003K
Phone:
(801) 471-0636
Fax:
(801) 863-6256
Mail Code:
167
Last Updated: 9/10/14 -

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. Candidate in Media Philosophy from European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, Switzerland, 2015
M.A. in Deaf Studies: Cultural Studies from Gallaudet University, Washington, DC 2006
B.A. in Deaf Studies from Gallaudet University, Washington, DC 2004
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:
Lecturer, Dept. of Languages, Utah Valley University - 2009-present
       - Deaf Studies Coordinator - 2012-present
       - ASL Coordinator - 2011-2012
Adjunct Instructor (Online Course), Dept. of ASL & Deaf Studies, Gallaudet University - 2010-present
Instructor, Dept. of ASL & Deaf Studies, Gallaudet University - 2007-2009
Intern Instructor, Dept. of ASL & Deaf Studies, Gallaudet University - 2005-2007
PUBLICATIONS:
     Articles:

Jarashow, Ben (In Press). Sign Language Literature: Animation Storytelling? Deaf Studies Today: Beyond Talk, Conference Proceedings: Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Jarashow, Ben & Young, Travas (In Press). ASL and US Census Bureau: What Happened with the 2010 Result? What We Can Do? Deaf Studies Today: Beyond Talk, Conference Proceedings: Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Jarashow, Ben (In Press). Overlooking the Rules of ABC Stories. Deaf Studies Today: Montage, Conference Proceedings: Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

Cole, J., Jarashow, B., Kelly, A., & Malzkuhn, B. (In Press). GALLAUDET TRUE-BIZ ACADEMIC ASL, HOW-q. Deaf Studies Today: Montage, Conference Proceedings: Utah Valley University, Orem, UT

     Videos:
Bahan, Ben & Jarashow, Ben (2010). A to Z: ABC Stories in ASL. (ASL Literature) Co-Author, Co-Director, & Storyteller: DawnSignPress, San Diego, CA

Bahan, B., Bauman, D., & Montenegro, F. (2008). Audism Unveiled. (Documentary) Storyteller, Editor, & Crew: DawnSignPress, San Diego, CA

Lessard, P. (2000). Classifiers: A Closer Look. (ASL Curriculum) Storyteller: Treehouse Video, San Francisco, CA

PRESENTATIONS:
ASL and US Census Bureau: What Happened with the 2010 Result?  What We Can Do?
       Deaf Studies Today! conference, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT - 2012
Sign Language Literature: Animation Storytelling?
       Deaf Studies Today! conference, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT - 2012
Unity for Gallaudet: The Second Social Movement at Gallaudet University

       18th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT - 2012
Gestures: The Root of Sign Language

       Utah Foreign Language Association annual conference, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT - 2011
Linguicism

       Oppression: Unmasked conference, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT - 2011
A Journey into the Deaf World
       Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA - 2011, 2008, 2005
The Cycle of Ideology: The Image of Deaf People in Hollywood
       Florida School for the Deaf, Saint Augustine, FL - 2011
       New Mexico School for the Deaf, Santa Fe, NM - 2011
       Department of Language's monthly colloquium, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT - 2010
The Joy of ASL Literature
       New Mexico School for the Deaf, Santa Fe, NM - 2011
       ASL Retreat Weekend, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT - 2009
Audism
       Nebraska Association for the Deaf, Lincoln, NE - 2009
       Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA - 2008
       RID Board of Directors, Alexandria, VA - 2006
       NAD Youth Leadership Camp, Stayton, OR - 2006, 2005
ABC Story Basic Principles
       Deaf Studies Today! conference, Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT - 2008
       Revolutions in Sign Language Studies: Linguistics, Literature, Literacy conference, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC - 2006
GALLAUDET TRUE-BIZ ACADEMIC ASL, HOW-q
       with Dr. Arlene B. Kelly and Mr. Brian Malzkuhn, Deaf Studies Today! conference, Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT - 2008
The Shifting Status of American Sign Language
       MDAD/PCRID conference, Rockville, MD - 2007
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:
Utah Interpreter Certification Board - 2012-present
Roundtable Utah Deaf Education Committee - 2011-present
Deaf Studies Today! conference at Utah Valley University - 2012, 2010
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS I AM ASSOCIATED WITH:
American Sign Language Teacher's Association (ASLTA)
Beehive Chapter of ASLTA
Utah Foreign Language Association
The National Association of the Deaf
Utah Association for the Deaf
AWARDS
Wolverine Sighting Employee Recognition Award - February 2012
Student Affairs' Student-of-the-Year at Gallaudet University - May 2006
Marie J. Phillip Award from Dept. of ASL & Deaf Studies at Gallaudet University - April 2004