Pompeu Fabra University will coordinate the project "The Sign Hub: Preserving, Researching and Fostering the Linguistic, Historical and Cultural Heritage of European Deaf Signing Communities with an Integral Resource" during the 4 next years.

The MOOC course (massive, open and on-line course) “Parla'm amb les mans i escolta'm amb els ulls: introducció a la llengua de signes catalana”, will start on the 4th of April and will last six weeks (...)

On the 26th of January, Celia Alba, one of the researches at the LSC Lab, successfully defended her thesis “WH-questions in Catalan Sign Language”. The thesis discusses wh-questions in LSC, which are questions characterized by elements such as WHAT, HOW, WHERE, WHY, etc.

On the 18th of December 2015, Jordina Sánchez Amat successfully defended her PhD thesis at the Faculty of Science Education at the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. The title of the thesis was “Sign language and written language in bilingual education and the intervention on deaf students”.

Alexandra Navarrete, a student from the Degree of Applied Languages at the Department of Translation and Interpreting, has been given a grant to collaborate with the Deparment of Translation and Language Sciences by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports.

The past month of July, Sílvia Gabarró López did a stage at the LSC Lab in the framework of his PhD research. Her dissertation, with the title «Buoys and discourse markers in French Belgian Sign Language (LSFB) and Catalan Sign Language (LSC)», will be defended on the month of September 2017.

The LSC-Lab unit, part of research group GLiF (Formal Linguistics Group) at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), announces an opening for a 4-year research assistantship associated to the project Clause combining in sign languages: the grammar of complex sentences in Catalan Sign Language in

TISLR (Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research) is one of the most important conferences in the field of Sign Language research at an international scale.

The decree for the constitution of the Social Board for the LSC has been passed. The Board will be the consulting, advicing and participation device for the LSC community in the Catalan Government language policies.

In a week full of events related to Catalan Sign Language, two PhD students at the lab defended their PhD thesis successfully. Marta Mosella presented her investigation on relative clauses in LSC, and Gemma Barberà presented her work on reference and space in LSC.