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American Annals of the Deaf

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Gallaudet University Press publishes books that are widely used as primary and supplemental content in courses related to American Sign Language, Deaf people, and signing communities. Additional information and resources are listed below.

Building a syllabus?

Explore our books by subject using the drop down menu below:

Check out our popular and foundational titles by area of instruction:

American Sign Language

Includes supplemental video content


Includes supplemental video content


Deaf Culture

Includes book trailer


Includes video interview with the author


Ancillary content includes a film and online exhibition

Deaf Education

Includes an instructor’s manual


Includes signed chapter summaries


Includes a power point for instructor use


Available in Spanish



Includes signed chapter summaries


High School and Younger

Includes video dictionary



Additional resources for course use:


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Click here to check out our titles available on Manifold. New titles continue to be added, so be sure to check back.

Through Deaf Eyes documentary and online exhibit

Visit the Gallaudet University National Deaf Life Museum’s online exhibition, History Through Deaf Eyes, which includes access to the documentary, Through Deaf Eyes, along with archival photographs and a discussion guide.

Gallaudet University Press YouTube Channel

Visit our channel to discover signed chapter summaries, book trailers, and video content that supplements course books.

Hardcover Books at Paperback Prices

Click here to browse course books that have been permanently reduced in price.

Need to examine a book before making an adoption decision?

Click here to request an exam copy.

Already adopted a book but need a working copy?

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How can students get the book?

Campus bookstores can order copies from our distributor or their preferred wholesaler. Click here for more information.

Students can purchase directly from the Gallaudet University Press website or from online retailers such as Amazon and Bookshop.

Check your institution’s library—most of our titles are available electronically through the major aggregator services used by academic libraries.

Journal Articles

Our journals can be accessed electronically through institutional libraries or by digital purchase.

American Annals of the Deaf

Sign Language Studies

Most read articles

Filmmaking in a Linguistic Ethnography of Deaf Tourist Encounters

Origins of the American Deaf-World: Assimilating and Differentiating Societies and Their Relation to Genetic Patterning

Do Deaf People Have a Disability?

Deaf Epistemology: Deafhood and Deafness

Communication and Language in Learners Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing With Disabilities:Theories, Research, and Practice

Request Permission

Just want to use an article or book chapter in a course pack? Email gupress@gallaudet.edu to obtain permission.