Category Archives: Research

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: Native or early signer (including CODAs)? 18 and older. Please take this online survey about ASL

Calling native and early signers (those who started signing before the age of 6) including CODAs 18 and older, you are invited to participate in a research study on American Sign Language as used by Deaf and signing communities in … Continue reading

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Linguistics Department Dissertation Defense – Wanette Reynolds on the development of referent tracking in signed narratives 7/29/16 at 2 PM @College Hall Lyceum

Wanette Reynolds will be defending her dissertation Friday July 29, 2016 at 2pm in the College Hall Lyceum. The first forty minutes of the dissertation defense are open to the Gallaudet community. We invite you to come and learn about her research and support her … Continue reading

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“Establishing Boundaries: Claims to Authority and Knowledge” WAPA Panel May 3, 2016 7-9 PM

Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists presents “Establishing Boundaries: Claims to Authority and Knowledge” The Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists presents “Establishing Boundaries: Claims to Authority and Knowledge.”   Panelists: Dr. Audrey C. Cooper, Erin Moriarty Harrelson, Dr. Julie A. Hochgesang, Dr. Jessica … Continue reading

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

(Sharing recent post from SLLS@lists.slls.eu) —– 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: http://www.r.minpaku.ac.jp/ritsuko/ssll2016/index.html Contact: SSLL2016@minpaku.ac.jp Abstract … Continue reading

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