Tag Archives: signed languages

“The Dept of Linguistics: How We Got Here” – Brown Bag by Professor Emeritus Robert E Johnson 11/4, 12-1 @SAC1011

topic:  “The Department of Linguistics: How we got here.” presenter: Robert E. Johnson, PhD when: Friday, November 4th 2016, 12 to 1 pm where: SAC1011 Summary of presentation: Which people and principles drove the creation and growth of the department. Bio: Robert E. (Bob) Johnson, … 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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News: ASL education represented at recent Community-Based Heritage Languages Schools conference

Miako Rankin, professor in our department, reported… “Such a great group representing ASL education at the Community-Based Heritage Language Schools conference! So wonderful to share ideas across our various perspectives. And an absolute pleasure to meet Dr. Kim Potowski of University … 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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Brown Bag Talk– Onno Crasborn presents “Using ELAN to annotate sign corpora” 3/2 12-1p @SLCC Open Area 3rd floor

Onno Crasborn, Associate Professor of Linguistics at Radbound University, will be joining the Gallaudet Linguistics Department to share some of his extensive knowledge of ELAN and signed language corpora (see below for abstract). The presentation will start at 12:00 in the … 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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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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