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ESP Biography



COLIN LUALDI, Princeton Senior entrepreneur-physicist




Major: Physics

College/Employer: Princeton

Year of Graduation: 2017

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Colin is a Senior at Princeton University, where he is studying Physics, Computer Science, and Linguistics. As a Deaf person, he is committed to promoting cultural understanding and communication access between the Deaf and hearing communities. A very curious individual, Colin enjoys exploring a diverse range of topics: he spent last summer performing quantum information research and is currently studying Esperanto. In his free time, Colin enjoys sailing, skiing, and camping.



Past Classes

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American Sign Language Literature and Poetry in Splash Spring 2017
Did you know that American Sign Language has a rich literary heritage spanning hundreds of years? This class is your opportunity to discover ASL literature in the form of storytelling, folktales, and poetry. Literature examples will be presented for discussion. Class participants will learn the key elements of ASL literature, and have the opportunity to develop their own ASL handshape poems under the guidance of a Deaf instructor fluent in ASL. No prior ASL knowledge required!


American Sign Language Literature and Poetry in Splash Spring 16
Did you know that American Sign Language has a rich literary heritage spanning hundreds of years? This class is your opportunity to discover ASL literature in the form of storytelling, folktales, and poetry. Literature examples will be presented for discussion. Class participants will learn the key elements of ASL literature, and have the opportunity to develop their own ASL handshape poems under the guidance of a Deaf instructor fluent in ASL. No prior ASL knowledge required!


American Sign Language and Deaf Culture in Splash Spring 15
Ever wonder how the Deaf communicate with each other? What is the difference between "deaf" and "Deaf"? Then this is the class for you! Conversational American Sign Language skills will be taught with an emphasis on fostering creative expression. Topics in Deaf culture will be discussed as well. There will be ample opportunity to practice with classmates through ASL-based games and activities. No previous ASL experience is needed.


American Sign Language 101 in Splash Spring 14
Ever wonder how the Deaf communicate with each other? Then take American Sign Language 101! Basic finger-spelling and signs will be taught, and there will be ample opportunity to practice with classmates through ASL-based games and activities. No previous ASL experience is needed.