[lg policy] call: Current Issues in Sign Linguistics, Deafness & Cognition

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 24 16:12:41 UTC 2011

Current Issues in Sign Linguistics, Deafness & Cognition
Short Title: CISLDC PG 2011

Date: 16-Sep-2011 - 16-Sep-2011
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Zed Sevcikova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychlangsci/cisldc2011

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition;
Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Language Family(ies): Deaf Sign Language; Sign Language

Call Deadline: 09-May-2011

Meeting Description:

The CISLDC 2011 is organised by postgraduate students under the auspices of
the Deafness, Cognition, and Language (DCAL) Research Centre, University
College London (UCL) and City University. The postgraduate conference aims
to offer the opportunity for postgraduate students from various areas
related to sign language linguistics to come together to present papers
related to their research and to exchange ideas.

We are pleased to announce Dr. Pamela Perniss from DCAL, UCL
http://www.mpi.nl/people/perniss-pamela) as one of this year's invited
plenary speakers. Another plenary speaker will be announced later.

Call for Papers:

Postgraduate students and postgraduate researchers are invited to present
work in progress on sign language linguistics, deafness, cognition and
related fields. This one-day conference aims to provide a forum to bring
together young researchers from a range of disciplines and disseminate
their findings. Multidisciplinary work is particularly encouraged. The
conference aims to cover the following areas:

- Sign language linguistics - sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, phonology
- Gesture
- Bimodal bilingualism
- Sign language interpreting
- Sign language acquisition / development by deaf and hearing children and
- Neurolinguistic research on sign language processing

The conference will include presentations of papers, posters and plenary talks.

Abstracts of up to 300 words on topics related to sign language linguistics
are invited for 20-minute oral presentations or poster display.

All submissions will be peer-reviewed. Submissions must be emailed to
CISLDC11gmail.com by May 9th 2011.

The official languages of the conference are English and British Sign
Language (BSL).

To download the registration form and for other information about abstract
guidelines and submission is available on the conference webpage:


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