Recent & Upcoming Talks

2019

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.

2018

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

2017

Historical analysis of two Central Asian sign languages using phylogenetic mthods

2015

A Peircean analysis of iconicity’s role in the manual alphabet and initialized signs

Poster presenting a phonological analysis of handshapes in Afghan Sign Language