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

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.

A talk discussing reasons why sign researchers have been unable to identify regular correspondences, followed by suggestions for future …

Historical analysis of two Central Asian sign languages using phylogenetic mthods