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LINGUIST List 17.2482

Tue Sep 05 2006

Confs: Sign Lang, Writing Systems/Czech Republic

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        1.    Valerie Sutton, SignWriting Workshop for Writing Any Sign Language


Message 1: SignWriting Workshop for Writing Any Sign Language
Date: 03-Sep-2006
From: Valerie Sutton <suttonsignwriting.org>
Subject: SignWriting Workshop for Writing Any Sign Language



SignWriting Workshop for Writing Any Sign Language

Date: 17-Sep-2006 - 18-Sep-2006
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Contact: Valerie Sutton
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.signwriting.org/czech/czech01.html

Linguistic Field(s): Writing Systems

Language Family(ies): Sign Language

Meeting Description:

SignWriting Workshop in the Czech Republic
will take place in Prague on the 17th and 18th of September, 2006,
at the Czech Union of the Deaf, Dlouha street no 37, Prague.

SignWriting Workshop in the Czech Republic
will take place in Prague on the 17th and 18th of September, 2006,
at the Czech Union of the Deaf, Dlouha street no 37, Prague.

Workshop Registration
To register for the workshop, go to this web page:
http://sw.ruce.cz/workshop/

Workshop Programme
1. History of SignWriting
2. Introduction to Symbols
3. Writing Rules
4. Reading SignWriting Literature

Workshop Presenters
The workshop will be lead by two Deaf presenters:
Lucyna Dlugolecka from Poland and Thierry Haesenne from French-Belgium.

Lucyna Dlugolecka
works as a multi-lingual translator, writing several articles in Polish about SignWriting, while working as an editor for the Swiat Ciszy Deaf Magazine in Warsaw (http://signwriting.org/poland/). At the University of Warsaw, Lucyna's dissertation is on linguistics, using SignWriting. Lucyna teaches hearing students Polish Sign Language and SignWriting at the University of Warsaw as well.

Thierry Haesenne
works with linguistics, Sign Language interpreting, Sign Language curriculum in Deaf schools, and in the past year has worked together with a team to establish SignWriting in schools for Deaf children throughout French-Belgium, as well as posting a new web site that records signs from several dialects of French-Belgian Sign Language in SignWriting (http://www.lsfb.be/signaire/ztous/).

Workshop Organizers
The workshop is being presented in partnership with the ESWO (European SignWriting Organisation, http://eswo.eu/) and CUN Praha (Czech Union of the Deaf - Prague, http://www.cun.cz/), where it is taking place. (Dlouha street no 37, Prague).

Workshop information:

Email:
sw-workshopruce.cz

SignWriting CZ
http://sw.ruce.cz/

Workshop Web Page
http://sw.ruce.cz/workshop/

Registration Form
http://sw.ruce.cz/workshop/regform.php

Other related information:

SignWriting in the Czech Republic
http://www.SignWriting.org/czech

SignWriting in Poland
http://www.SignWriting.org/poland

SignWriting in Belgium
http://www.SignWriting.org/belgium

SignWriting in Europe
http://www.SignWriting.org/europe

European SignWriting Organisation
http://eswo.eu


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