Melissa Malzkuhn

Projects

Scholarship and creative activity

2017

2016, Malzkuhn, M. In Our Own Hands: Essays in Deaf History (1780-1940). Greenwald, B., Murray, J., editors. Washington DC: Gallaudet University Press. Chapter 9, Compromising for Agency: The Role of the NAD during the American Eugenics Movement (1880-1940).

Malzkuhn, M. (2016, Spring). The Role of the NAD during the American Eugenics Movement. NADmag: 28-33.

Malzkuhn, M. (2017), The Baobab, Dutch Edition, VL2 Storybook App, iOS App.

Malzkuhn, M. (2017), The Baobab, Japanese Edition, VL2 Storybook App, iOS App.

Malzkuhn, M. (2017), The Giant Turnip, Russian Edition, VL2 Storybook App, with Communication Service for the Deaf, iOS App.

Malzkuhn, M. (2017), The Giant Turnip, VL2 Storybook App, with Communication Service for the Deaf, iOS App.

Malzkuhn, M. 2016, Museum of Errors, VL2 Storybook App, Apple iTunes. Developed with Silvia Palmieri, Conrad Baer, and Benjamin Bahan.

Siebert, R., Malzkuhn, M., Herzig, M., Mallabiu, A., & Boytseva, Z. (2017, April) Engaging Deaf Children through Innovative Digital Bilingual Educational Resources. Presentation at Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools & Programs for the Deaf (CEASD), Hartford, CT.

2018

Herzig, M., Malzkuhn, M., Langdon, C., & Holmes, T. (2018). Gallaudet Revolution: Discoveries and Research in Sign Language. NADmag, Vol. 18. (No.1), 16-18.

Malzkuhn, M. (2018, February). VL2 Storybook Creator. Presented at the Zero Project Conference, Vienna, Austria.

Scassellati, B., Brawer, J., Tsui, K., Gilani, S., Malzkuhn, M., Manini, B., Stone, A., Kartheiser, G., Merla, A., Shapiro, A., Traum, D., Petitto, L-A. (2018). Teaching Language to Deaf Infants with a Robot and a Virtual Human. Presented at the AMC CHIConference on Hman Factors in Computing Systems , Montreal, Canada.

2016

Malzkuhn, M. (2015, October). Playing With Visual Patterns. Presented at the Literary Institute at the Learning Center of the Deaf, MA.

Malzkuhn, M. (2016). The Role of the NAD during the American Eugenics Movement (1880-1940). B. Greenwald, J. Murray, (Eds.), In Our Own Hands, Essays in Deaf History (pp. 1780- 1970). Washington D.C., Gallaudet University Press.

Malzkuhn, M. (2016). The Role of the NAD during the American Eugenics Movement. NADmag. 28-33.

Malzkuhn, M. (2016, April). Sign Language in the Digital Frontier: Revolutions in Learning. Presented at the Tribeca Interactive, New York, NY.

Malzkuhn, M. (2016, February). 21st Century Learning Tools: Research to Innovation. Presented at the NSF Conference, Alexandria, VA.

Malzkuhn, M. (2016, July). Resilience through Innovation: The Convergence of Sign Language and Technology. Presented at the 3rd International Congress on Deaf Education, Bern, Switzerland.

Malzkuhn, M. (2016, March). Virtual Rights and Avatars Panel, Congressional Caucus on Entertainment. Presented at the DC Independent Film Festival, Washington, DC.

2019

Malzkuhn, M. (2019, July). Strengthening Deaf Communities through Sign Language Literacy. Presented at the XVIII World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf World, Paris, France.

Malzkuhn, M. (December 2019). Creating Literacy Equity and Access through Storybook Apps. Presented at the Sabanci Foundation Seminar, Istanbul, Turkey.

Malzkuhn, M. (November 2018). The power of storytelling. Presented at the Obama Foundation Summit, Chicago, IL.

Malzkuhn, M., Lamberton, J. (2019, August). Technology and Accessibility. Panel, at the 23rd Biennial TDI Conference, Washington DC.