Tag Archives: Deaf

“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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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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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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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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