Monthly Archives: April 2016

CFP: SSLL5 23-25 Sept 2016 in Osaka, Japan

(Sharing recent post from —– Call for Papers Conference: The 5th Meeting of Signed and Spoken Language Linguistics (SSLL5) Dates: 23-25 September 2016 Location: National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan Organizers: HARA Daisuke (H), IIZUMI Naoko (H), IKEDA Masumi (D), Kikusawa Ritsuko (H, Chair), MATSUOKA Kazumi (H), SAGARA Keiko (D) Website: Contact: Abstract … Continue reading

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CFP: HDLS12, abstracts due Aug 1, 2016

(Adapted from email sent to us) Call for papers – Twelfth High Desert Linguistics Society (HDLS) Conference The theme of this year’s conference is “Linguistics as an Interdisciplinary Science.” In accordance with this theme, the submission of papers that shed … Continue reading

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The Gallaudet Linguistics Department response to the AG Bell Association April 2016 statement

April 15, 2016 Meredith Sugar, President Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing To Ms. Sugar: Your April 1, 2016 online statement, “Dispelling myths about deafness,” has already elicited a tidal wave of responses from across … Continue reading

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Heritage Signer Panel 4/15 3-5p @Sac1011

The Heritage Signer Panel event will be hosted on Friday, April 15 from 3:00-5:00 in SAC 1011, the auditorium featuring: Maria “Masha” Polinsky (big name in heritage speaker literature, will give us an overview of research on spoken heritage language users) Ronice Quadros, who will … Continue reading

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Pre-release screening of video textbook “Sign Language Acquisition by Deaf and Hearing Children…” 4/14 @SAC1011

There will be a pre-release screening of a new video textbook, Sign Language Acquisition by Deaf and Hearing Children: A Bilingual Introductory Digital Course (Thursday, April 14 from 2:30-4 in SAC 1011) This book approaches language acquisition using sign language … Continue reading

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