honza at RUCE.CZ
Sat Jul 30 19:53:54 UTC 2005
sorry If I am a little bit out of date :-[ (I was 14 days away)
It will be nice to have next seminar of SW in Prague. It would help to
spraead out SW here in Czech rep, Slovakia and other close countries.
Shane Gilchrist Ó hEorpa wrote:
>It is hoped we will do the workshop every year for European Sign-Writers -
>it will depend on the willingness of everyone at the Brussels Seminar - but
>it would be good!
>Maybe the next seminar/workshop would be in Prague next year?
>>From: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu [mailto:owner-sw-
>>l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] On Behalf Of Tomas Klapka
>>Sent: 18 June 2005 20:40
>>To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>>Subject: Re: [sw-l] Welcome Tomas!
>>Hylô Shane ;)
>>thanks for the welcome.
>>I know about the workshop in Brussels, but I cannot come, because of my
>>because of the money and because I don't know what I can contribute with
>>I am pretty new to SW and I have to learn it first and then I can
>>Well, I am accepted to the Deaf studies here in Prague and I am going to
>>on my studies and SW.
>>I hope there will be often such a symposium (every year?) in Europe.
>>On Fri, 17 Jun 2005 19:13:20 +0100, Shane Gilchrist Ó hEorpa wrote
>>>Welcome to this list :D - and I am glad to see another European
>>>joining this list - more Europeans there are, even better it will
>>>Have you seen the details about the workshop on SignWriting in
>>>Brussels - its next month?
>>>From: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>>>[mailto:owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] On Behalf Of Tomáš
>>>Klapka Sent: 03 June 2005 13:25 To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>>>Subject: Re: [sw-l] Introducing myself
>>>Hi Valerie, and others ;)
>>>Yes, I know Honza and Martin. I am going to cooperate with them.
>>>I am going to study the Deaf studies. In the Czech Republic there is
>>>a different system of enrolling to an university. Here in Czech, you
>>>have to do a special exam and if you pass the exam you can study.
>>>But sometimes there is a lot of applicants and only those applicants
>>>who get the most points are accepted. Well, that's not always easy.
>>>Deaf studies here in Czech are opened only every second year. In
>>>January the university wanted to accept 15 students, but thanks to
>>>the number of applicants (144) and their good knowledge of the Deaf
>>>culture, they increased this number to 30 students. So I hope this
>>>year-class will be very strong and it would help to promote
>>>situation of Czech Deafs (because of the well-educated interpretors,
>>>teachers and linguists). I have done a written part of the exam and
>>>next monday I will do a viva
>>>(oral). After the viva, I'll know about my acceptation ;) There are
>>>only two universities which are looking at the deaf people as they
>>>are a minority culture with its own language. It is at the Charles
>>>University (http://www.cuni.cz/UK-1628.html) where is Deaf studies
>>>and Janacek Academy of Music and Performing Arts where is Drama
>>>education for the deaf. People in the Czech don't know about the
>>>SignWriting or they are not interested in it. If I'm accepted I'm
>>>going to promote SignWriting at the university. I know, there are
>>>more applicants interested in SignWriting (For example Stepanka, who
>>>was in Poland and she met Lucyna there), so I hope these applicants
>>>will be accepted with me ;)
>>>I am 24 next week on sunday. I work as a software developer.
>>>I became interested in the Deaf culture year and half ago. I
>>>enrolled a czech sign language course. After that I've met a lot of
>>>people and became more interested. Honza and I, we made up webpages
>>>about the Deaf and about sign language: http://www.ruce.cz/ (sorry,
>>> not in english yet) Year ago, I went to California School for the
>>>Deaf, Fremont for 4 months to volunteer and to see a different
>>>culture and to learn a little bit of ASL. And I have been preparing
>>>myself for studies since december.
>>>There is a lot of issues with SignWriting, where I can participate...
>>>- translation of english materials and manuals about SignWriting
>>>- application of SignWriting on the czech sign language (creation of
>>>a dictionary to show that it is usable) - promotion SignWriting in
>>>czech sign language linguist's quarters and in the Deaf culture -
>>> publishing news, cartoons, fairy-tales, books and poetry in SignWriting
>>>- teaching SignWriting at the schools for the deaf
>>>- creation of a Czech language learnbook and other learnbooks
>>>written in SignWriting
>>>Well, I would like to work with other people, who are interested in
>>>Honza, Martin, Stepanka and others.
>>>I hope you know more about me now ;o)
>>>Valerie Sutton wrote:
>>>June 2, 2005
>>>Tomáš Klapka wrote:
>>>I have just enrolled czech deaf studies here in Prague and I will study
>>>these issues more.
>>>Welcome to the SignWriting List. We have been talking so much about
>>>things, and sometimes things get a little scattered with many ideas
>>>thrown around...so before we get confused again...smile...I want you
>>>to know we are happy to have so many people from the Czech Republic
>>>on the SignWriting List. I assume you know the others who are adding
>>>signs to the Czech SignPuddle on the web? Have you tried to add a
>>>few signs there?
>>>Czech Sign language
>>>If not, I can teach you how if you would like...
>>>Tell us a little about yourself? You are a student of Deaf studies?
>>>Did you hear about SignWriting in your class?
>>>Sutton at SignWriting.org
>>>Read & Write Sign Languages
>>>Sign Language Dictionaries
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