LINGUIST List 12.388

Tue Feb 13 2001

Support: Sign Language Ling - Grad Funding/ Purdue U

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  1. Diane Brentari, Sign Language Linguistics - Grad Student Funding/ Purdue U

Message 1: Sign Language Linguistics - Grad Student Funding/ Purdue U

Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2001 16:23:31 +0000
From: Diane Brentari <>
Subject: Sign Language Linguistics - Grad Student Funding/ Purdue U


The Purdue University Linguistics Program announces graduate student
opportunities in the area of sign language linguistics. The Program as
a whole consists of faculty in areas covering a wide range of linguistic
areas, including phonology, syntax, semantics, discourse,
sociolinguistics, as well as historical and anthropological linguistics.
The research of two of the fourteen faculty members focus primarily on
sign languages. Their areas of interest are sign language phonology and
syntax using a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives.

The program grants degrees at the Masters and Doctoral levels. Funding
possibilities are available for qualified students in the form of
Teaching Assistantships and Research Assistantships. Deaf applicants
are especially encouraged to apply.

Please visit our web-site at:
Inquiries can also made by contacting either of the following:

Diane Brentari, Associate Professor and Director, ASL Program
Ronnie Wilbur, Professor and Director, Linguistics Program

Linguistics Program
Purdue University
1353 Heavilon Hall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1353
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