This page shows past and future events within the SIGN-HUB project.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

  • FEAST 2017

The sixth meeting of the Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign language Theory (FEAST) colloquium, the official conference of the SIGN-HUB project, will be held at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík.

The languages of the conference will be English and ASL/IS. Interpreting between ASL/IS and English will be provided.

 Dates

June 21-22, 2017

 Place

University of Iceland, Reykjavík

 Keynote speakers

Joanna Atkinson, University College London

Chiara Branchini, Università Ca’ Foscari Venice

Conference website

https://sites.google.com/site/feastconference/home/conferences/feast_reykjavik_2017

The meetings of SIGN-HUB members, involving members of the Scientific Management Team, the Advisory Board and the Steering Committee, are held twice a year in different

universities where SIGN-HUB members work.

 

  •  Third Project Meeting

June, 19-20, 2017. University of Iceland, Reykjavík

 

PAST EVENTS

 

  • SIGN-HUB and LABEX Summer School 2017

The SIGN-HUB and LABEX Summer School in "Theoretical and experimental issues in sign language linguistics" has taken place in Gargnano, (Garda Lake, Italy) on May 8-12, 2017.

42 deaf and hearing students from 16 countries participated sharing knowledge of their sign language with other students and with the instructors. Thanks to our interpreters Oliver, Lissa and Chris!

 

 

  • Organization of conferences

FEAST 2016 Fifth meeting of the Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory. Ca 'Foscari University, Venice, Italy. 1-2 September 2016.

https://sites.google.com/site/feastconference/home/conferences/feast-venice-2016 

Des Dorides, L. (among others). Il ruolo sociale della cultura nell'esperienza della "Mediavisuale" (round table). Rome, Italy. 2 December 2016.

https://drive.goog http://www.ilcorrieredellacitta.com/comunicati-stampa/nettuno-seconda-edizione-medias-lis-un-segno-verso-futuro.htmlle.com/file/d/0BxZqK6j3G5nHWXFRUEhwNU9FV2c/view

Steinbach, M. (among others). Anaphora Resolution in Sign and Spoken Languages - Theoretical and Experimental Dimensions (ARISAS), Göttingen, 20-21 February 2017.

 

  • Participation in conferences

Branchini, C. Un caso di successo: da un’azione COST a un progetto Horizon 2020. COST Workshop. Venice, Italy. 28 September 2016. http://www.unive.it/pag/16637/

Geraci, C. A sociolinguistic view on variable subjects in Italian Sign Language. Grammar and Corpora 2016. Mannheim, Germany. 9-11 November 2016. http://gac2016.ids-mannheim.de/program.shtml

Göksel, A., Taşçı, S.S. (Mis)matches between signed and spoken languages: Expressing ourselves in different modalities. Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Seminar. Tokyo, Japan. 20 February 2017. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwehWUp8ZSucLWgtb09weDQxXzQ

Herrmann, A. Pendzich, N.-K., Steinbach, M.Facial Expressions at the Interface Between Gesture and Sign. An Empirical Perception and Meaning Attribution Study with Hearing and Deaf Subjects. 7th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies (isgs7), Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, 18-22 July 2016.

Pfau, R., Salzmann, M., Steinbach, M. Sign Language Agreement - Common Ingredients, but Unusual Recipe. GLOW 2017, Leiden, 14.-18.3.2017.

Özkul, A. Deontic and Epistemic Necessity in Turkish Sign Language (TİD). 18th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics, Adana, Turkey. 25 February 2017. http://ictl2016.info/?lang=en

Quer, J. Adjunct clauses left and right: asymmetries in complex sentence building in sign languages. 2nd Workshop on Formal & Experimental Studies on Sign Language (FESSIL II), PUCRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 13-16 December 2016. Keynote speaker.

Quer, J. Just handwaving? Thoughts from the sign vs. gesture front. 2nd Workshop on Formal & Experimental Studies on Sign Language (FESSIL II), PUCRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 13-16 December 2016. Keynote speaker.

Quer, J. Oraciones complejas en la modalidad visogestual: un estudio de caso. I Coloquio Internacional sobre la lengua de señas peruana. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima. 9-11 November 2016. Keynote speaker.

Quer, J.  Pautas prácticas para la investigación en lenguas de signos. I Coloquio Internacional sobre la lengua de señas peruana. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima. 9-11 November 2016. Keynote speaker.

Quer, J.  Asymmetries in complex sentence building in sign languages. RALFe 2016: Rencontres d’Automne de Linguistique formelle: Langage, Langues et Cognition. CNRS/Paris 8. 4-5 November 2016. Invited speaker.

Sánchez-Amat, J. ¿Está garantizada la igualdad de oportunidades en el ámbito educativo de las personas sordas? [Are equal educational opportunities for deaf children ensured?] I Congreso sobre Escritura y Sordera. Universidad de Cádiz, Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. 17 February 2017.

Steinbach, M. Grammaticalization at the Gesture-Sign Interface. Congresso Nacional de Pesquisas em Linguistica de Linguas de Sinais, UFSC, Florianópolis, 28-30 November 2016. Invited speaker.

Taşçı, S.S. Sociohistorical background of Turkish Sign Language. Bogazici Linguistics Circle Talks. Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. 3 February 2017. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B33QkQ6AapK2RmpjSm5KX0NneWM/view

 

  • Participation in an event other than a conference or workshop

Bianchi, L., Branchini, C. Di Renzo, A., Marziale, B., Migliosi, V., Mottinelli, M., Patanè, E. Volterra, V. Il diritto di segnare: verso il riconoscimento nazionale della LIS. In Medias LIS: Un segno verso il futuro. Officina LIS, Nettuno, Italy. 17 September 2016. http://www.ilcorrieredellacitta.com/comunicati-stampa/nettuno-seconda-edizione-medias-lis-un-segno-verso-futuro.html

Cecchetto, C. Il progetto SIGN-HUB. "Testimonianze Silenziose". Istituto Statale Sordi. Rome, Italy. 19 January 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XI0mZiCNZxw

Cramer, J., Herrmann, A., Hosemann, J., Paulus, L., Proske, S., Steinbach, M., Volk, E. Lange Nacht des Wissens. University of Göttingen, 21 January 2017.

Des Dorides, L. Cultura come partecipazione e coesione sociale: la comunità e il suo patrimonio. Il ruolo sociale della cultura nell'esperienza della "Mediavisuale" (round table). Rome, Italy. 2 December 2016. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxZqK6j3G5nHWXFRUEhwNU9FV2c/view

Kelepir, M. The Sign-Hub Project Launch Event. Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. 28 March 2017. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B58PDlC1FxOVclZFa0twWk9taTA

Klomp, U. Themabijeenkomst Linguïstiek. University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands. 14 March 2017. Presentation for future teachers of NGT.

Quer, J., Cecchetto, C. SIGN-HUB: Preserving, researching and fostering the linguistic, historical and cultural heritage of European Deaf signing communities with an integral resource. Understanding Europe – Promoting the European Public and Cultural Space. European Comission. Brussels, Belgium. 17-18 October 2016. http://ec.europa.eu/research/social-sciences/index.cfm?pg=events&eventcode=CAC303F0-96CE-E20A-7906492E83356267

Pfau, R. Project SIGN-HUB: Gebarentalen en Dovenculturen in Europa [Project SIGN-HUB: Sign languages and Deaf cultures in Europe]. De Gelderhorst [home for elderly Deaf], Ede, The Netherlands. 14 February 2017.

Sánchez-Amat, J. L’actualitat de la modalitat bilingüe [The current situation of Sign Bimodal Education]. I Jornada: Revolució de l’Educació Bilingüe de Catalunya. Plataforma Volem Signar i Escoltar. Barcelona, Spain. 28 May 2016.

Sánchez-Amat, J. Development of tools for sign language assessment. Practical session on experimental methods in Linguistics, GLiF seminars. UPF, Barcelona, Spain. 24 November 2016. https://www.upf.edu/web/glif/glif-seminars

Tamyürek Özparlak, E., Tanitimi, P.  İşaret Merkezi. Beyoglu Deaf Club, Istanbul, Turkey. 15 March 2017. Project promotion in a Deaf club.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B33QkQ6AapK2YV9XWUZmR2dBWHc/view?usp=sharing

Tamyürek Özparlak, E., Demirel, B., Taşçı, S.S. Anadolu Deaf Club, İstanbul. 1 March 2017. Project promotion in a Deaf club.

https://www.facebook.com/signhubturkiye/photos/pcb.1413353578697454/1413352768697535/?type=3&theater

Tamyürek Özparlak, E., Tanitimi, P. İşaret Merkezi. Aksaray Deaf Club, İstanbul, Turkey. 29 March 2017. Project promotion in a Deaf club.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B33QkQ6AapK2UzdlckQtNGZFVHM

Tamyürek Özparlak, E., Demirel, B. Engellilikle Yasamak [Living with Disability]. Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey. 22 March 2017. Project promotion in an undergraduate course about disability.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B33QkQ6AapK2ejF0Q0hEZ1dIZW8/view?usp=sharing

 

  • Press release

Publication of the news entitled "UPF is coordinating an ambitious European project on sign languages"

Date: 30 March 2016

Languages: Catalan, Spanish and English

https://www.upf.edu/web/e-noticies/home_upf/-/asset_publisher/8EYbnGNU3js6/content/id/3789074/maximized

 

Publication of the news entitled "La UPF lidera el projecte europeu per a preservar i fomentar les llengües de signes" [UPF coordinates an European project  to preserve and foster sign languages]

Date: 30 January 2017

Languages: Catalan

http://exteriors.gencat.cat/ca/ambits-dactuacio/afers_exteriors/ue/fons_europeus/detalls/noticia/20170130_SIGNHUB-00001

 

  • Second Project Meeting

September, 3-4, 2016. Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia.

  • Kick-off Project Meeting

April, 4-5, 2016. Universidad Pompeu Fabra Barcelona.

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