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Linguistics Department Dissertation Defense – Christina Healy “Construing Affective Events in ASL” 11/11/15 at 12 pm @SLCC open area

We are delighted to announce that Christina Healy’s Dissertation Defense will be Wednesday November 11, 2015 at 12pm in the Linguistics Department Open Area (SLCC 3233). Everyone is invited to attend the public presentation which will be the first 30 – 40 minutes. Here is … 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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Post about TISLR by Doctoral Candidate Carla Morris

The deadline to submit abstracts for posters or presentations for TISLR12 in Melbourne, Australia, is this weekend. http://www.tislr12.org/ *** Update regarding submission deadline *** From the SLLS facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sign-Language-Linguistics-Society/1476917052577121?fref=nf): Hello everyone, This is a third and final reminder about the … Continue reading

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ASL around the world: A Trinidadian, an Englishman, a Nigerian and a Guyanese walk into a park in Guyana…

Originally posted on Language Blag:
In 2012, I made the short trip to Guyana to meet with members of the Deaf community in the capital, Georgetown, to see some of the work being done by a group then called Deaf in Guyana,…

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Follow-up post for “What I think about A Peace Corps Posting…” by Deaf RPCV Allen Neece

Allen Neece, who has written the follow-up post below, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya, Zambia, and Guyana, 2007-2010. He taught for two years at a residential primary school in Kenya, was an advisor to the Zambia National … Continue reading

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What I think about a Peace Corps posting for a sign language teacher in Guyana

(NOTE: This blog is written from my perspective and the views here are my own. They do not necessarily represent the views of my colleagues nor do they represent the views of my employer. – Julie A. Hochgesang) (photo of … Continue reading

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Brown Bag May 2nd 12 to 1 – Dr Anna Marie Trester

Please join us this Friday, May 2nd, from noon to 1pm in the Linguistics Department open area (SLCC 3233) for our final brown bag lunch presentation of the semester. Our guest presenter will be Dr. Anna Marie Trester from Georgetown University. Dr. Trester … Continue reading

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Summer School Prague 2014: Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics – CISL 2014

Original Post by : Lucie Břinková Date: February 26, 2014 Summer School Prague 2014: Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics – CISL 2014 Institute of Deaf Studies, Charles University is pleased to announce the first Summer School 2014: Current Issues … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Towson University, Full-Time Lecturer, Deaf Studies

Towson University is inviting applications for a full time, 10-month Lecturer position beginning in August 2014. Responsibilities include undergraduate instruction, academic advising, and university and community service. Applicants with previous college experience teaching American Sign Language 1 to 5 will be … Continue reading

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