Monthly Archives: June 2014

ASL around the world: A Trinidadian, an Englishman, a Nigerian and a Guyanese walk into a park in Guyana…

Originally posted on Language Blag:
In 2012, I made the short trip to Guyana to meet with members of the Deaf community in the capital, Georgetown, to see some of the work being done by a group then called Deaf in Guyana,…

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Follow-up post for “What I think about A Peace Corps Posting…” by Deaf RPCV Allen Neece

Allen Neece, who has written the follow-up post below, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya, Zambia, and Guyana, 2007-2010. He taught for two years at a residential primary school in Kenya, was an advisor to the Zambia National … Continue reading

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What I think about a Peace Corps posting for a sign language teacher in Guyana

(NOTE: This blog is written from my perspective and the views here are my own. They do not necessarily represent the views of my colleagues nor do they represent the views of my employer. – Julie A. Hochgesang) (photo of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Haitian Sign Language Documentation Project (LSHDoP)

With the support of Organization of American States (OAS), some members of the linguistics department at Gallaudet University (1 faculty member, 2 second-year MA graduate students and 1 recent graduate of the MA program) are working with members of the … Continue reading

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