Why sign language grammar?

COST SignGram outreach session: "Sign Grammars for Deaf rights"

Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), May 6th 2015


Opening: Cristina Gelpí (UPF) & Josep Quer (ICREA-UPF)


The SignGram Blueprint: Josep Quer (ICREA-UPF) & Carlo Cecchetto (Milano-Bicocca) - slides


The impact of sign language acquisition research for sign language communities: Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut, USA) - slides


The link between sign language research and education of Deaf children and sign language learning/teaching as well as policies concerning linguistic rights for Deaf individuals and communities - Christian Rathmann (Universität Hamburg, Germany)


Looking in two directions: the implications for linguistic theory and clinical intervention of research on development and acquired impairments in sign language: Bencie Woll (DCAL, University College of London) - slides