Tag Archives: ASL

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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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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Brown Bag Talk– Raychelle Harris presents “Let’s Chat: Sociolinguistic Features of ‘Academic ASL’” 3/23 12-1p @SLCC Open Area 3rd floor

Raychelle Harris, Associate Professor of GU Department of ASL and Deaf Studies, will be joining the Gallaudet Linguistics Department to present “Let’s Chat:  Sociolinguistic Features of ‘Academic ASL’” on Wednesday March 23, 2016 at 12 PM in the open space of the … Continue reading

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Linguistics Department Dissertation Defense – Carla Morris “Examining the Associations between Social Network Ties and Linguistic Production” 3/22/16 at 2 pm @HMB1001

Carla Morris’s dissertation defense will be on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at 2 p.m. at HMB 1001. Everyone is invited to attend the public presentation during the first 40 minutes of the defense. Here is a summary of her dissertation. Examining … Continue reading

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#WhyISign

#WhyISign has exploded on many of our Twitter (or insert-preferred-social-media-site-here) feeds these past few days. The hashtag began with Stacy Abrams, a Deaf woman, who explained that her family, who are hearing, learned sign (ASL) because as her mother said … Continue reading

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