Current Events in Deaf World: Deaf Languages & Cultures Around the Globe
Keywords:Deaf Studies, Linguistics
AbstractThis is a three-unit upper-division course taught in an American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Bachelor-level program. It is taught entirely in ASL. Students in this course are generally in their final or penultimate semester of course work.
Cormier, K., Schembri, A, & Tyrone, M. E. (2008) One hand or two? Nativisation of fingerspelling in ASL and BANZSL. Sign Language & Linguistics, 11(1), 2-44. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1075/sl&l.11.1.03cor
Fenlon, J., Cooperrider, K., Keane, J., Brentari, D., & Goldin-Meadow, S. (2019). Comparing sign language and gesture: Insights from pointing. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 4(1), pp. 1-26. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5334/gjgl.499
Friedner, M. I. and Kusters, A. (2014). On the possibilities and limits of “DEAF DEAF SAME”: Tourism and empowerment camps in Adamorobe (Ghana), Bangalore, and Mumbai (India). Disability Studies Quarterly, 34(3).
Groce, N. E. (1985). Everyone here spoke sign language: Hereditary deafness on Martha’s Vineyard. Harvard University Press.
Israel, A., & Sandler, W. (2011). Phonological category resolution in a new sign language: A comparative study of handshapes. In R. Channon & H. van der Hulst (Eds.) Formational units in sign languages, pp. 177-202. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter
Johnston, T. (2006). W(h)ither the Deaf community? Population, genetics, and the future of Australian Sign Language. Sign Language Studies, 6(2), 137-173.
Lepic, R., & Occhino, C. (2018). A construction morphology approach to sign language analysis. In G. Booij (Ed.) The construction of words (pp. 141-172). Springer.
Muysken, P. & Smith, N. (1995). The Study of Pidgin and Creole Languages: Pidgins and Creoles: An Introduction. pp. 3-14. John Benjamins: Amsterdam
Nyst, V. (2012). Shared sign languages. In R. Pfau, M. Steinbach, B. Woll (Eds.) Sign language: An international handbook, pp. 552-574. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
Padden, C. (2011) Sign Language Geography. In G. Mathur & D. J. Napoli (Eds.) Deaf Around the World: The Impact of Language, pp. 19-37. Oxford: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732548.003.0001
Rosenstock, R. (2008). The role of iconicity in International Sign. Sign Language Studies, 8(2),pp. 131-159
Schermer, T., and Phau, R. (2016). Language contact and change. In A Baker, B. van den Bogaerde, R. Pfau & T. Schermer (Eds.) The Linguistics of Sign Languages: An Introduction, pp. 299-234. John Benjamins. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1075/z.199.13sch
Senghas, A., & Coppola, M. (2001). Children creating language: How Nicaraguan Sign Language acquired a spatial grammar. Psychological science, 12(4), 323-328.
Sivunen, N. (2019). An Ethnographic study of deaf refugees seeking asylum in Finland. Societies, 9(1), 2.
Whynot, L. (2016). Understanding international sign: A sociolinguistic study. Gallaudet University Press.
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
- Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others non-commercial use of the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
- Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).