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LINGUIST List 17.3144

Thu Oct 26 2006

Confs: Ling & Literature, British Sign Lang/UK

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        1.    Valerie Sutton, SignWriting Workshop at UCL DCAL Center

Message 1: SignWriting Workshop at UCL DCAL Center
Date: 25-Oct-2006
From: Valerie Sutton <suttonsignwriting.org>
Subject: SignWriting Workshop at UCL DCAL Center

SignWriting Workshop at UCL DCAL Center

Date: 27-Oct-2006 - 29-Oct-2006
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: Ingvild Roald
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://eswo.eu

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature

Subject Language(s): British Sign Language

Meeting Description:

The European SignWriting Organisation (ESWO) is pleased to announce its first London Workshop on the weekend of October 27th, 28th and 29th. This will be a practical workshop with the theme 'SignWriting Symbols and SignSpelling Issues' and will be lead by experienced SignWriting trainers and researchers.

SignWriting is a way to read and write the handshapes, movements and facial expressions of any Sign Language in the world. It is used in 36 countries to write 40 different Sign Languages. Sign Languages are slowly becoming written languages now. Attend the SignWriting Workshop this weekend in London at UCL DCAL Centre. Register now! Write to: eswoeswo.eu

In the past two months there have been SignWriting workshops in Austria, French-Switzerland, French-Belgium, Czech Republic and this weekend in London.

Below is the contact information:

The workshop will be held at University College London's new research centre (DCAL) with the welcome address given by Professor Bencie Woll and it will be led by Dr. Ingvild Roald (Norway), Lucyna Dlugolecka

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