SignWriting Workshop Prague, Sept 17-18 2006
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September 3, 2006
First SignWriting Workshop in the Czech Republic
will take place in Prague on the 17th and 18th of September, 2006,
at the Czech Union of the Deaf, Dlouha street no 37, Prague.
To register for the workshop, go to this web page:
History of SignWriting
Introduction to Symbols
Reading SignWriting Literature
The workshop will be lead by two Deaf presenters:
Lucyna Dlugolecka from Poland and Thierry Haesenne from French-Belgium.
works as a multi-lingual translator, writing several articles in
Polish about SignWriting, while working as an editor for the Swiat
Ciszy Deaf Magazine in Warsaw. At the University of Warsaw, Lucyna's
dissertation is on linguistics, using SignWriting. Lucyna teaches
hearing students Polish Sign Language and SignWriting at the
University of Warsaw as well.
works with linguistics, Sign Language interpreting, Sign Language
curriculum in Deaf schools, and in the past year has worked together
with a team to establish SignWriting in schools for Deaf children
throughout French-Belgium, as well as posting a new web site that
records signs from several dialects of French-Belgian Sign Language
The workshop is being presented in partnership with the ESWO
(European SignWriting Organisation) and CUN Praha (Czech Union of the
Deaf - Prague), where it is taking place. (Dlouha street no 37, Prague).
sw-workshop at ruce.cz
Workshop Web Page
Other related information:
SignWriting in the Czech Republic
More information about the Sw-l