Tag Archives: language documentation

SLAAASh, ASL Signbank, ASL-LEX oh my! Interested in learning more? Join us Friday, Aug 18 from 1 to 6 (Gallaudet, SLCC 3rd floor open area)

The Sign Language Acquisition: Annotation, Archiving & Sharing (SLAAASh) project involves the construction of machine-readable annotated videos of Deaf children acquiring ASL interacting with their Deaf parents and/or researchers using ASL. The videos were collected in the 1990’s and are … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Mother Language Day today! (But not linguistic exclusion of signed languages)

By Audrey C. Cooper and Julie A. Hochgesang International Mother Language Day was started by UNESCO in 1999. It’s a day where local languages all over the world should be recognized and celebrated. It’s also a day where it is important to recognize … Continue reading

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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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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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