Update on Workshop in Prague, Czech Republic
sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Sep 7 15:57:36 UTC 2006
September 7, 2006
Dear SW List!
The Prague workshop will now be presented by two Deaf teachers:
Lucyna from Poland and Jan from the Czech Republic. I have updated
the information on the SignWriting site about Jan, and here is the
First SignWriting Workshop in the Czech Republic
will take place in Prague on the17th 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 presented by two Deaf teachers: Lucyna
Dlugolecka from Poland, and Jan Fikejs from the Czech Republic.
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.
is working on a new Czech technical signs dictionary, writing
computer engineering signs in SignWriting, at Masaryk University in
Prague, and is the author of several articles about SignWriting
written in Czech, published in Czech Deaf magazines, including four
mini-lessons teaching SignWriting. Jan is studying IT at the
University of Economics in Prague and also works as a 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
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