UConn Linguists at TISLR

The 14th conference on Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research (TISLR14), which is taking place in Osaka, Japan on 27th-30th September 2022. The UConn linguistics community will be well represented at the conference with a keynote address by:

  • Marie Coppola. How interacting minds make language: The creative forces behind homesign, sign languages, and all human communication

… talks by:

  • Madeline Quam (UConn Psychology), Diane Brentari and Marie Coppola. Lexical conventionalization requires a community of primary users, communicative interactions are not enough
  • Jenny Lu, Diane Lillo-Martin, Diane Brentari and Susan Goldin-Meadow. Not all points are the same from a child’s eyes
  • Matthew Hall (post-doc 2013-17, now at UMass Dartmouth), Taye Hallock, Stephanie De Anda, Bobbie Jo Kite and Julie Mitchiner. “Not good enough”, or just “not enough”? Quality and quantity of signed input in DHH children from hearing families
  • Kaj Kraus, Shengyun Gu, Diane Lillo-Martin and Deborah Chen Pichler (PhD 2001, now at Gallaudet University). L2 Signer Accent: Phonological Development in ASL Learners

… and posters by:

  • Elena Koulidobrova (PhD 2012, now at Central Connecticut State University) and Deborah Chen Pichler. In the beginning there was… Initial communicative systems and language deprivation through the lens of Crip Linguistics
  • Shengyun Gu. What a combined method reveals: H2 spread in Shanghai Sign Language
  • Kadir Gökgöz (post-doc 2014-16, now at Boğaziçi University). Production of Complex Motion Events and Age of Acquisition Effects in Turkish Sign Language (TİD)
  • Kathryn Davidson (post-doc 2011-2013, now at Harvard University), Annemarie Kocab and Dorothy Ahn. Embracing optionality: pragmatic constraints on loci
  • Shengyun Gu. Weak hand classifier verbs in Shanghai Sign Language: a typology of person agreement

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