Leiden Deaf Studies
Spring 2018 Schedule
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Signing Human Rights. An Exploratory History of Deaf Internationalism since the 1970s
PAUL VAN TRIGT, Leiden University
Practices of Belonging: Claiming Deafness in Elderly Care
ANJA HIDDINGA, University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Size and shape specifiers in Russian Sign Language and how they differ from gesture
MASHA KYUSEVA, University of Melbourne/University of Birmingham
Experiments investigating the emergence of structure and meaning in gesture and sign language.
TESSA VERHOEF, Leiden University
Sign Language Acquisition: Grammatical Development (Acquisition of American Sign Language by Deaf Children)
DIANE LILLO-MARTIN, University of Connecticut
“Help Build our Deaf Nation”: A Transnational History of the Deaf Community in Kenya, 1950s-1980s.
SAM DE SCHUTTER, Leiden University
Language Use & Communication Experiences of Deaf Students in Kenia
RAIKA WOLFF, Hochschule Magdenburg-Stendal
The Iranian Sign Language Dictionary: How Representative is it Really?
NARGESS ASGHARI, Leiden University