Sign Writing Conference

Charles Butler chazzer3332000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Jul 14 01:10:47 UTC 2005

NAD might be a good bet.  I'll check the site.

Stuart Thiessen <sw at PASSITONSERVICES.ORG> wrote:
NAD will be in New Orleans in 2006. I have the dates at my office, but 
I am in ND right now, so I don't have those dates. Maybe it is on the 
NAD website right now. (


On Jul 13, 2005, at 19:32, Valerie Sutton wrote:

> SignWriting List
> July 13, 2005
> Hello Everyone, and Charles!
> Certainly a First American or Brazilian SignWriting Symposium would be 
> great!
> This first European one took at least 6 months to organize. There are 
> around 7 people on the Organizing Committee. And the reason I believe 
> it will be a big success, is that it takes place the very next day 
> after a big conference on Deaf Education in the Netherlands. So people 
> who are attending the ICED conference in the Netherlands can easily 
> get to Brussels the next day, which is close by, to attend the 
> it is piggybacking on another conference. And the 
> Brussels school was kind enough to donate the location in a 
> all these factors have made it possible.
> So if other SignWriting users wanted to create such a Symposium then 
> they need to contact each other, find a bigger conference, like 
> perhaps the TISLR 9 in Brazil?...and schedule a Symposium after the 
> TISLR...December 10 and 11, 2006...maybe some group in Brazil would 
> want to donate a space for around 30 participants? Just a thought...
> Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research 9 TISLR 9
> Florianópolis, SC, BRAZIL - December 06 to 09, 2006
> Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
> Or do you know of an NAD conference in the US? The American Symposium 
> could piggyback on the NAD conference...
> Val ;-)
> -------------------------------
> On Jul 13, 2005, at 9:41 AM, Charles Butler wrote:
> Inquiry.  If I were to put together something for next February or 
> March in Washington DC, would people be interested?
> This would be for all interested, from educators to lay people just 
> learning the system.  I'm hoping for linguists to do solid ASL 
> linguistics classes as well as ordinary Deaf and hearing folk sharing 
> there ongoing research.
> Any interest in putting something together here?
> Charles Butler
> Valerie Sutton wrote:
>> SignWriting List
>> July 13, 2005
>> Dear SW List!
>> I spent all day yesterday, printing literature about SignWriting, to
>> be given to the participants of the SignWriting Symposium, and I sent
>> a big white box filled with literature to Brussels FedEx yesterday!
>> Next week there will be SignWriting presentations at two conferences
>> in in Maastricht, Netherlands, and one in Brussels...And
>> on July 1st there was a presentation at a conference in Albuquerque,
>> New Mexico...and in June there were presentations at a conference in
>> it has been a busy summer. I plan to create web postings
>> about each conference with photos etc, in August...
>> I will post information about the two upcoming conferences in the
>> next message....I want to wish the very best to those who are
>> presenting...We will be thinking of you!
>> Val ;-)
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