SignWriting Workshop Prague, Sept 17-18 2006

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Sun Sep 3 17:21:10 UTC 2006

SignWriting List
September 3, 2006

First SignWriting Workshop in the Czech Republic
will take place in Prague on the 17th and 18th of September, 2006,
at the Czech Union of the Deaf, Dlouha street no 37, Prague.

Workshop Registration
To register for the workshop, go to this web page:

Workshop Programme
History of SignWriting
Introduction to Symbols
Writing Rules
Reading SignWriting Literature

Workshop Presenters
The workshop will be lead by two Deaf presenters:
Lucyna Dlugolecka from Poland and Thierry Haesenne from French-Belgium.

Lucyna Dlugolecka
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.

Thierry Haesenne
works with linguistics, Sign Language interpreting, Sign Language  
curriculum in Deaf schools, and in the past year has worked together  
with a team to establish SignWriting in schools for Deaf children  
throughout French-Belgium, as well as posting a new web site that  
records signs from several dialects of French-Belgian Sign Language  
in SignWriting.

Workshop Organizers
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).

Workshop information:

sw-workshop at

SignWriting CZ

Workshop Web Page

Registration Form

Other related information:

SignWriting in the Czech Republic

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