A pilot project comparing sign languages in Russia, Georgia, and Tajikistan

NSF-funded project studying language change and language relationships among two putative families of sign languages

Collaboration exploring the early dispersal and evolution of sign languages

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Colloquium talk upcoming in April.

An overview of the state-of-the-art in historical comparative sign research, including the field’s main challenges, followed by …

A talk about the emergence of a signed language in Tajikistan in the 1940s.

A poster describing a pilot project that applies the comparative method to a putative family of sign languages.