USA SW Symposium in DC - when?

Shane Gilchrist O hEorpa shane.gilchrist.oheorpa at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jul 9 18:44:07 UTC 2006


i would suggest a workshop at first - its a good idea.

A few people showed interest for the one in Brussels but a lot more
turned up - its the question of advertising etc. If you sit by the
computer and do nothing, nothing will happen :-)


perhaps u can set up a workshop at CSD Riverside?


On 09/07/06, Valerie Sutton <signwriting at> wrote:
> SignWriting List
> July 9, 2006
> Charles Butler wrote:
> I have not set a date for the SW symposium as you have been only the 2nd
> person to express any interest at all.  If I get interest from at least 10
> people on this list, then I will start looking for a place to hold the
> symposium.  It will be exciting to do, but trying to start from a standing
> start without knowing whether there is interest makes it hard.
> Are you really trying to setup a Symposium, Charles? Symposiums are formal
> meetings that usually take years of planning with a committee behind
> it...doing it alone is pretty exhausting!
> What about a SignWriting meeting or workshop instead?.
> I am sorry I do not travel, or I would love to attend!
> There are only a handful of Americans on this List. Most are from other
> countries. So maybe you should try contacting others in Washington D.C. area
> who are not on the List...You could post messaages on the Sign Language
> Linguist List and the Teach ASL List for example...and place flyers at
> Gallaudet will get more people that way...
> Val ;-)

Shane Gilchrist Ó hEorpa D.D.
Sign Language Centre Belfast Trust
15 Church Street
Belfast BT1 1PG
Northern Ireland

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