Tag Archives: Deaf community

“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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#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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Haitian Sign Language Documentation Project – Brown Bag Event 11/1 @ SLCC 3233 aka Open Area

What: Brown bag lunch presentation When: this Friday, Nov. 1st, noon-ish Who: Kate McAuliff, Elizabeth Steyer, and Ines Gonzalez Topic: The Haitian Sign Language Documentation Project: Field Work and Analysis Abstract This presentation describes the work of the Haitian Sign Language Project, a language documentation and community empowerment effort. The … Continue reading

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