Sign Writing Linguistics Conference
skifoot at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 29 04:07:30 UTC 2008
Me too! Me too!
I hate to lose all that work you've put in because of not being able
to send in my own $$ right away ... Gallaudet is a wonderful place,
and I would love to meet more of you face-to-face, rather than just
via the Net.
I hope that there can be some more "budget" way to do this.
A Deaf community center, maybe?
Kim from Boston
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 5:12 PM, K.J. Boal <kjoanne403 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I'm sorry too Charles... I did mean to respond with my deposit as soon as I
> was able (i.e. could spare the money - not the way to be thinking about it,
> obviously! ) An internet conference would be good, but I was looking
> forward to seeing Gallaudet!
>> From: signwriting at mac.com
>> To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>> Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 11:19:55 -0700
>> Subject: [sw-l] Sign Writing Linguistics Conference
>> SignWriting List
>> August 27, 2008
>> Hello Charles -
>> I am so sorry about this...I appreciate all of your efforts, which
>> were considerable I know and I do feel badly...please forgive all of
>> our hectic and confused lives...
>> Maybe we could hold a conference on the internet...I know there are
>> some groups that do that, and it does not require any hotel down
>> Gallaudet is an important University in the history of the Deaf...so I
>> can really understand why you wanted to have the conference there, and
>> maybe it can happen someday...
>> Thank you for your wonderful work on the Deaf history article about de
>> L'Eppe for the ASL Encyclopedia...I hope to post the video clips for
>> that document on the web this weekend and then we can enjoy sharing it
>> with the List next week...
>> Val ;-)
>> On Aug 27, 2008, at 9:25 AM, Charles Butler wrote:
>> > Although I heard originally from about 10 of you interested in
>> > holding a SignWriting Linguistics Conference at Gallaudet University
>> > in Washington, DC, October of 2008 or October of 2009, I have
>> > received none since I asked for a deposit on that proposal of $100
>> > to be able to secure a space at the hotel.
>> > With that being the case, we are holding off until we have
>> > sufficient interest and support to do so. I am not sufficiently
>> > employed to underwrite the deposit on this effort alone.
>> > Thank you for your interest,
>> > Charles R. Butler, III
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