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LINGUIST List 23.1771

Thu Apr 05 2012

Confs: Sign Linguistics, Semantics, Syntax, General Ling/Germany

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Date: 05-Apr-2012
From: Christian Rathmann <christian.rathmannuni-hamburg.de>
Subject: SignGram Summer School (COST)
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SignGram Summer School (COST)

Date: 03-Aug-2012 - 05-Aug-2012
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Contact: Christian Rathmann
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.sign-lang.uni-hamburg.de/events/cost/

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Semantics; Syntax

Other Specialty: Sign Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Introduction to research on the grammatical properties of sign languages.

The SignGram Training School is a part of 'Unraveling the grammars of European sign languages: pathways to full citizenship of deaf signers and to the protection of their linguistic heritage' (http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/isch/Actions/IS1006)

August 3 (evening):

Welcome and Introduction

August 4 and 5 (all day)

Course A: 'The Syntax of Natural Languages: the Contribution of Sign Linguistics'(C. Branchini, Venice)

Course B: 'Semantics and Pragmatics of Sign Languages' (G. BarberĂ , Barcelona)

Course C: 'Sign Language Phonology and the Syntax-prosody Interface' (A. Herrmann, Göttingen)

August 5 (late afternoon):

Workshop: 'Creating Research Questions in Sign Linguistics: what's next?'

Official languages are International Sign and English. Interpreters will be provided.



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