Category Archives: Linguistics

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: https://sites.google.com/site/feastconference/home/conferences/feast_reykjavik_2017 We will post … Continue reading

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CFP: The 6th Meeting of Signed and Spoken Language Linguistics (SSLL2017) Dates: 22-24 September 2017 in Osaka, Japan

Conference Announcement via Keiko Sagara on SLLS list Conference: The 6th Meeting of Signed and Spoken Language Linguistics (SSLL2017) Dates: 22-24 September 2017 Location: National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan Organizers: HARA Daisuke (H), IIZUMI Naoko (H), IKEDA Masumi (D), … Continue reading

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SHARE: Media piece on Pro-Tactile ASL in Quartz, “A language for the DeafBlind”

  Quartz wrote about Pro-Tactile ASL, link below, featuring faculty member Terra Edwards, her colleague and a DeafBlind user of PT Oscar Serna, and PEN faculty Clifton Langdon. DeafBlind Americans developed a language that doesn’t involve sight or sound “Pro-tactile … Continue reading

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“The Dept of Linguistics: How We Got Here” – Brown Bag by Professor Emeritus Robert E Johnson 11/4, 12-1 @SAC1011

topic:  “The Department of Linguistics: How we got here.” presenter: Robert E. Johnson, PhD when: Friday, November 4th 2016, 12 to 1 pm where: SAC1011 Summary of presentation: Which people and principles drove the creation and growth of the department. Bio: Robert E. (Bob) Johnson, … Continue reading

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CFP: FEAST 2017 (Reykjavík, June 21-22)

Call for papers FEAST 2017 (Reykjavík, June 21-22) (shared from the SLLS-LIST, SLLS@lists.slls.eu http://lists.slls.eu/mailman/listinfo/slls) The sixth meeting of the “Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign language Theory” (FEAST) will take place at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík, June 21-22, 2017. FEAST … Continue reading

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News: ASL education represented at recent Community-Based Heritage Languages Schools conference

Miako Rankin, professor in our department, reported… “Such a great group representing ASL education at the Community-Based Heritage Language Schools conference! So wonderful to share ideas across our various perspectives. And an absolute pleasure to meet Dr. Kim Potowski of University … Continue reading

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