Sign Writing Linguistics Conference
maria.azzopardi at UM.EDU.MT
Sun Aug 31 22:08:19 UTC 2008
If you hold a conference on the internet, it would make things so much
easier for us here, far far away in Malta (and I'm sure for many other
Europeans actually)! Sorry Charles we didn't respond to your email about
the conference, it really would have been impossible for us to attend
though. Thank you for your effort in trying to get all the SignWriters
scattered all over the globe together.
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> 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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