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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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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 – showing of “Ishaare” by Annelies Kusters 10/28 and 11/4, 12-1 @SLCC Open Space, Ling Dept

Please join us in the open space of the department the next two Wednesdays, 10/28 and 11/4 at noon for a special Brown Bag film event. We will be showing a recently released film titled “Ishaare,” directed by Anthropologist Annelies Kusters, and … Continue reading

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Job announcement: Tenure-track position in Department of Linguistics at Gallaudet

From: Gallaudet Human Resources at http://bit.ly/1ed6Qff Department: Department of Linguistics Job Number: UF-130506111744 Date Posted: 5/6/2013 Status: Accepting applications TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL AND PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS POSITION CONTINGENT ON FUNDING Gallaudet University serves deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing … Continue reading

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4/29 Student presentations on language variation 12-1 PM

The students in LIN 860 Language Variation will present the findings of their project on Monday, April 29, 12- 1 pm, Linguistics open area- light refreshments will be served. Please bring your lunch and join us!

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“It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…thesis?” Guest blog post by doctoral student Christina Healy

I’ve said many times that the best advice I’ve received so far as I head towards my dissertation is to remember that it is the *first* step of my research life, not the capstone.  To keep that in mind, keep … Continue reading

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