National Deaf History Month 2024 Symposium
Silence to Pride

Webcast KayCee Choi Brenden Gilbert Brad McKenna Alicia Deal

Join the San Jose State University School of Information for is symposium in celebration of National Deaf History Month. Register in advance:


I. Welcome (10:00 – 10:05 a.m. Pacific Time)

  • Dr. Anthony Chow, PhD, Professor and Director, SJSU iSchool

II. Opening Keynote Address (10:05 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time)

  • KayCee Choi: Branch Manager, Grauwyler Park Branch, Dallas Public Library
  • Alicia Deal: Fine Arts Librarian, Downtown Branch, Dallas Public Library

III. National Deaf History Month: Silence to Pride Panel Discussion (11:00 – 11:55 a.m. Pacific Time)

  • Brenden Gilbert: Technology Leader, CEO, and Accessibility Advocate in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas
  • Brad McKenna: Technology Librarian, Wilmington Memorial Library in Massachusetts

IV. Concluding Remarks (11:55 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time)