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Dissertation Defense by Danica Dicus 5/21/2018 @10a @SLCC3233 “Towards corpus-based sign language interpreting studies: A critical look at the relationship between linguistic data and software tools”

Original source: Dissertation defense for Danica L. Dicus Date: May 21, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM Location: SLCC 3233 From: Gaurav Mathur, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate School It is my pleasure to announce that Danica L. Dicus, a Ph.D. … Continue reading

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SHARE: Job announcement: Tenure-track faculty, Dept of Linguistics at Gallaudet

Please share widely. New job announcement for full-time tenure-track faculty in the department of linguistics at Gallaudet University Responsibilities: 1. Teach graduate courses in the MA and PhD programs in linguistics. 2. Teach undergraduate courses in the undergraduate minor in … Continue reading

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“The Dept of Linguistics: How We Got Here” – Brown Bag by Professor Emeritus Robert E Johnson 11/3, 12:30-1:30 @SLCC3233

what: Open House/Brown Bag Lunch Presentation by Bob Johnson topic:  “The Department of Linguistics: How we got here.” presenter: Robert E. Johnson, PhD when:Friday, November 3, 12:30 pm where: , LIN Open Area (SLCC 3233) Summary of presentation: Which people and principles … Continue reading

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“Do Sign Languages Have Accents?” Video collaboration between Department of Linguistics at Gallaudet and Mental Floss

Link to our video made in collaboration with Mental Floss on whether sign languages have accent (spoiler: of course!). Continue reading

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SLAAASh, ASL Signbank, ASL-LEX oh my! Interested in learning more? Join us Friday, Aug 18 from 1 to 6 (Gallaudet, SLCC 3rd floor open area)

The Sign Language Acquisition: Annotation, Archiving & Sharing (SLAAASh) project involves the construction of machine-readable annotated videos of Deaf children acquiring ASL interacting with their Deaf parents and/or researchers using ASL. The videos were collected in the 1990’s and are … Continue reading

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Dissertation defense – Casey Thornton “The status of palm orientation in the phonological representation of American Sign Language” 3/23/17, 2 pm LLRH6 101

Casey Thornton, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Linguistics, will defend her dissertation on “The status of palm orientation in the phonological representation of American Sign Language” on Thursday, March 23, at 2 p.m. in Living and Learning Residence … Continue reading

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News: register now for FEAST 2017 June 21-22 in Reykjavík

Via SLLS FEAST 2017 Local organizing committee ———————————————————————— Dear all. Registration is now open for FEAST (Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory) in Reykjavík, June 21-22. Please consult the conference website for further information: We will post … Continue reading

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