Monthly Archives: August 2015

DASL is fifty years old!

A Dictionary of American Sign Language on Linguistic Principles, known as DASL in the field, was written by William Stokoe, Dorothy Casterline and Carl Croneberg in 1965. This dictionary is now fifty years old. This book was ground-breaking in that it … Continue reading

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Signed languages are not codes – see letter to editor of Washington Post by professor emeritus Ceil Lucas

Nyle DiMarco, a Deaf native user of ASL and popular contestant on America’s Next Top Model, has been making waves in the media lately. One such example is the August 7th article by Yanan Wang, “His modeling photos got him noticed, but didn’t … Continue reading

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LSA Student Internship Opportunity, Fall 2015

http://www.linguisticsociety.org/news/2015/08/04/lsa-student-internship-opportunity LSA Student Internship Opportunity, Fall 2015  The LSA is seeking applications for the position of Student Intern at its national office in Washington, DC for the Fall 2015 semester (September – December). This is a great opportunity to learn … Continue reading

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