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DASL is fifty years old!

A┬áDictionary 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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Welcome to newest faculty member, Dr. Terra Edwards!

The Linguistics Department at Gallaudet is honored to welcome its newest faculty member, Dr. Terra Edwards. As her bio below states, she brings to our department an anthropologist’s perspective on language, which we have missed having since Bob Johnson’s retirement … Continue reading

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