Workshop on Linguistics - Florianopolis Brazil

Mª Cristina P. Pereira macripiper at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 1 10:17:46 UTC 2006

Thanks, Sergio! I was going to post the TISLR link
I'll be there.
Best regards
Cris, Porto Alegre (Floripa, as we call Florianopolis, is really so
near from my town)

2006/3/1, Valerie Sutton <sutton at>:
> SignWriting List
> February 28, 2006
> Charles Butler wrote:
> > Speaking of conferences, is there not still a conference in
> > Florianopolis Brazil in December.  I have sent messages to their
> > query box and gotten nothing back from Ronice Quadros.
> Hello Charles and Everyone!
> Here is the information that I have...
> Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research 9
> Florianópolis, SC, BRAZIL - December 06 to 09, 2006
> Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
> Call for papers
> The TISLR 9 has as a goal to have the participation of researchers from
> different areas of the Linguistics. The individual talks are of 30
> minutes
> plus 10 minutes for discussion. Moreover, it will be accepted
> submissions of
> posters. It will be welcome papers from different areas such as
> Phonology,
> Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics, Psycholinguistic,
> Neurolinguistics and Sociolinguistic with different theoretical
> framework.
> The abstracts will be submitted to the scientific committee  in
> accord to
> the linguistic area and theoretical framework signed.
> The original abstract should be sent by e-mail as a Word, RTF or PDF
> file
> attachment to tislr9 at
> The abstract should be written in English. It is important that the
> abstract
> accurately state the problem, methods and results of the
> investigation. Only
> in the e-mail message you have to indicate your name, and to omit the
> name
> from the abstract. It should be no more than two pages in length using
> single spaced text and a font no smaller than 12 point. In the e-mail
> message you may indicate your preference regarding poster or short/long
> lecture presentation, although the final decision will be taken by the
> programme committee. It is important that the abstract presents the
> problem,
> the methods and the results of the research.
> Submissions are limited to one individual and one joint abstract per
> author
> (or alternatively, to two joint abstracts).
> The deadline for the receipt of the electronic submission is November
> 30,
> 2005. Authors will be notified of acceptance and type of presentation
> before
> the end of March 2006.
> Authors of accepted papers will be asked to submit a written
> manuscript for
> interpreting purposes by the end of July 2006. A selection of the papers
> presented at the conference will be published after the standard
> reviewing
> procedure.
> SLLS-visitors will be able to see the date and time on the web
> site:
> Best wishes,
> Ronice Müller de Quadros
> Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
> CED/EED/Nucleind
> ---------------------------
> Presentation:
> The TISLR is the world's most important international congress for sign
> language studies. The eight previous editions of the congress attracted
> researchers who work in various sign languages that have different and
> similar linguistic typologies. The studies encompass various areas of
> linguistics from formal to applied studies. The congresses have
> exhibited a significant development of studies of an increasing number
> of sign languages. This growth in research, shared and published through
> the editions of TISLR, gives visibility to sign languages from countries
> such as Brazil and creates opportunities for comparative analysis. It
> has thus become an event that goes beyond borders. The TISLR is a space
> for socialization of studies about the world's different sign languages
> that seeks explanations for linguistic facts considering the
> visual-spatial modality that is specific to these languages. For the
> first time, the event will be held outside of the United States and
> Europe and will include the participation of researchers from throughout
> the world, and in particular, Brazilian researchers who have been
> studying Brazilian sign language to make this a special edition of the
> The theme of the 9th edition of TISLR is the development of sign
> language studies from the 1960's until today with a look at lines of
> research for the future. The congress title is: Sign Languages: spinning
> and unraveling the past, present and future. There will be presentations
> from the scholars who conducted the first sign language studies, as well
> as researchers who are indicating new directions for study. Giving
> continuity to previous editions, interlinguistic studies will be on the
> agenda, because they contribute to a delineation of the linguistic
> universals of the visual-spatial modality in relation to the
> oral-auditory modality.
> Link:
> --------------------------
> Hello Valerie,
> I am waiting for answer of TISLR Organizing Committee. Perhapps Fernando
> Capovilla can talk about becouse he is member of Scientif Committee. I
> guess you should be there to presenting and to represent DAC and
> SignWriting importance to all sign languages. What you thing about ?
> If this event is open only to Researches, I not know how can I
> presenting to this group, I am not living or felling the Academic World,
> acctually my World is Deaf groups or Singers of Sign Language. But if is
> open another public of signers I will be there.
> See:
> Best regards,
> Sergio Ribeiro

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