Request for help in videotaping sign languages

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Mon Jan 25 18:05:27 UTC 2010

SignWriting List
January 25, 2010

On Jan 25, 2010, at 9:55 AM, Charles Butler wrote:
> I have written to Machado, to Marianne Stumpf, and to Sr. Rocha.   
> Fernando Capovilla is also a good resource.  In addition, the  
> presentation that Rachel is working on it to a specific word list,  
> so that is part of the research process. Charles

Excellent! So are the word lists finalized yet, or are they still  
being developed?

And perhaps Nepali signs too? Thank you, Erika, for this message  
below...Val ;-)

> From: "Erika Hoffmann" <erhoffma at>
> Date: January 25, 2010 9:28:10 AM PST
> To: sw-l at
> Subject: [sw-l] Re: SW-L Digest, Vol 30, Issue 39
> Reply-To: "SignWriting List" <sw-l at>
> Hi Rachel and Charles,
> My research focuses on Nepali Sign Language. I am not in the field at
> the moment, but could look through my corpus of signed interactions to
> see if the necessary lexical items appear in natural discourse. I
> could then contact the signers in question to ask if they'd be will to
> have their signs included. It could also be possible to do some
> elicitation through skype.
> Best,
> Erika


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