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The Signed Language Phonology Workshop will take place July 6-8, 2011 at l'Université de Bretagne-Sud in Vannes, France.

We invite those interested in the study of signed language phonetics and phonology to come discuss current theories and practices from throughout Europe and the world.

The workshop will open with a presentation/review of the Johnson and Liddell phonological representation system by Bob Johnson, which will be followed by three half-day mini-workshops discussing the use of technology when notating and analysing phonetic/phonological data, an analysis session where participants bring signs from their own data to analyse and discuss, and a group challenge to annotate 20 seconds of a surprise video clip.

Workshop Languages:
This workshop will be conducted in English and International Sign (IS).

Important Dates:
June 3, 2011
- Deadline to submit an abstract for the Mini-workshop on phonetic templates for technology
June 17, 2011 - Deadline to register (free) for the Signed Language Phonology Workshop

We hope you find these topics interesting and that we will see you in Vannes, July 6-8!

Latest Information

Workshop Schedule

Posted on April 6, 2011

The SLPW will be held July 6-8, 2011 and will consist of a one-day review of the Johnson and Liddell phonological notation system, and three half-day hands-on mini-workshops that consider data brought by the participants.

Workshop Location

Posted on April 6, 2011
Logo of l'Université de Bretagne-Sud

The workshop will be held at l'Université de Bretagne-Sud in Vannes, a historical city in northwestern France.

Workshop Registration

Posted on April 6, 2011

The workshop will be free of charge for participants, but some dates are important to consider to be sure to reserve accommodation and to alert the organizers to your presence.