Update on Workshop in Prague, Czech Republic

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Sep 7 15:57:36 UTC 2006

SignWriting List
September 7, 2006

Dear SW List!
The Prague workshop will now be presented by two Deaf teachers:  
Lucyna from Poland and Jan from the Czech Republic. I have updated  
the information on the SignWriting site about Jan, and here is the  
information below:


First SignWriting Workshop in the Czech Republic
will take place in Prague on the17th 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 presented by two Deaf teachers: Lucyna  
Dlugolecka from Poland, and Jan Fikejs from the Czech Republic.

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.

Jan Fikejs
is working on a new Czech technical signs dictionary, writing  
computer engineering signs in SignWriting, at Masaryk University in  
Prague, and is the author of several articles about SignWriting  
written in Czech, published in Czech Deaf magazines, including four  
mini-lessons teaching SignWriting. Jan is studying IT at the  
University of Economics in Prague and also works as a Sign Language  

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).

More Information:

sw-workshop at ruce.cz

SignWriting CZ

Workshop Web Page

Registration Form

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