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Dissertation defense – Casey Thornton “The status of palm orientation in the phonological representation of American Sign Language” 3/23/17, 2 pm LLRH6 101

Casey Thornton, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Linguistics, will defend her dissertation on “The status of palm orientation in the phonological representation of American Sign Language” on Thursday, March 23, at 2 p.m. in Living and Learning Residence … Continue reading

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Presentation – Donna Jo Napoli presents “Reactive Effort as a Factor that Shapes Sign Language Lexicons” 2/4 12:30 @SAC1011

This Thursday (February 4th) at 12:30 in SAC 1011, Dr. Donna Jo Napoli will be talking with us about her research, which asks how linguistic patterns emerge from physical facts about the world. Abstract for her talk titled “Reactive Effort as a Factor that … Continue reading

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DASL is fifty years old!

A Dictionary of American Sign Language on Linguistic Principles, known as DASL in the field, was written by William Stokoe, Dorothy Casterline and Carl Croneberg in 1965. This dictionary is now fifty years old. This book was ground-breaking in that it … Continue reading

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Brown Bag by graduate student Amelia Becker 2/23 12-1 @SLCC Open Space, Ling Dept

Amelia Becker will be this semester’s first Brown Bag presenter. She will be talking with us about about some important conceptual issues raised at the intersection of phonetics, phonology, and cognition in signed languages (see abstract below). topic: Sign Language Phonetic Annotation as … Continue reading

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Brown Bag Event 5/3/13 @ SLCC 3233 – Casey Cochran

Casey Cochran will be giving a brown bag lunch presentation this Friday at noon in our open area (SLCC 3233). This presentation is based on her year-long GRP (Guided Research Project) work. Below is the abstract of her presentation. See … Continue reading

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