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November 3, 2010

I am so happy to know about this peer-reviewed article, Rachel!

Thank you for writing it, and telling us about it - I found it online:

Sign Languages
Cambridge University Press
http://www.cambridge.org/gb/knowledge/isbn/item2709806/?site_locale=en_GB

Sign Languages. Series: Cambridge Language Surveys. Edited by Diane Brentari ... Notation systems Harry van der Hulst and Rachel Channon; 9. Verb agreement in sign ... Handshape contrasts in sign language phonology Diane Brentari and Petra Eccarius; 14. ... Cambridge University Press 2010.

Val ;-)

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On Nov 3, 2010, at 12:30 PM, Rachel Channon wrote:

> Hello, a (peer-reviewed) article that discusses SignWriting is 
> van der Hulst, Harry and Rachel Channon. 2010. Notation systems. In
> Cambridge Language Surveys: Sign Languages edited by Diane Brentari.
> 
> We focus on explaining the differences and similarities between writing
> systems, transcription systems and coding systems.  SignWriting is unusual
> in that it is both a writing system and a transcription system.
> Best
> Rachel Channon
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Valerie Sutton
> Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 11:14 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: articles or publications about Valerie Sutton ond/or
> SignWriting
> 
> SignWriting List
> November 3, 2010
> 
> Hello Shane -
> I see. I didn't realize the question was..."What peer-reviewed journals has
> SignWriting been mentioned in?" - that is a different question than I
> thought Jessie asked...I hope we have more journal articles soon too - thank
> you for mentioning that -
> 
> We do have a list of theses and dissertations, which Ingvild started (thank
> you, Ingvild) - people who dedicated years of their lives to work and write
> and test and apply SignWriting - and those are major accomplishments -
> defended and reveiwed by a panel of academic peers at the time the thesis or
> dissertation was accepted and published. But I guess that is not a journal,
> you are right -
> 
> I am starting a "Contributors to SignWriting History" area, and here is one
> of the pages in that area...another dissertation on SignWriting...
> 
> Guyhlem Aznar, PhD
> http://www.signwriting.org/library/history/contributors/Aznar.html
> 
> Guyhlem is just one of many who has dedicated years to SignWriting - his
> dissertation is on Unicode and how SignWriting could be placed in Unicode...
> 
> Val ;-)
> 
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> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Nov 3, 2010, at 5:12 AM, Shane K. Gilchrist wrote:
> 
>> Ings,
>> 
>> good stuff here - however not many is published in peer-reviewed journals
> etc.
>> 
>> Hope that will change soon :-)
>> 
>> Shane
>> 
>> On 3 November 2010 12:57, Ingvild Roald <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> There are many academic references to Sign Writing out there - here 
>>> are just a few:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Flood, Cecilia Mary. 2002. How do deaf and hard of hearing students 
>>> experience learning to write using signwriting, a way to read and 
>>> write signs? [s.l.]: University of New Mexico.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Gangel-Vasques, Janice. 1997. Literacy in Nicaraguan Sign Language 
>>> Assessing "Written Sign" Recognition Skills at the Escuelita de
> Bluefields.
>>> Monography, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Heylen, Kathleen, and Sara Geudens. 2005. Using SignWriting to teach 
>>> VGT (Flemish Sign Language). In ICED - International Council for the 
>>> Educating of the Deaf. Maastricht:
>>> 
> http://www.signwriting.org/belgium/kasterlinden12.html#kasterpresentation.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Martin, John C. 2007. Writing and Signed Languages. Master, 
>>> monograph, College of Art and Sciences, Linguistics Program, 
>>> University of South Carolina.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Rosenberg, Amy. 1999. Writing Signed Languages. In Support of 
>>> Adopting an ASL Writing System, Linguistics.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Shaira, Mohammad Ismael Mahmoud Abu. 2007. The Effect of SignWriting 
>>> on the Achievement and Acquisition of Vocabulary by Deaf Students at 
>>> "Al-Amal School for the Deaf" in the City of Amman-Jordan. 
>>> monography, Graduate School Special Education, Jordan University, Amman,
> Jordan.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Greetings from
>>> 
>>> Ingvild Roald, dr. philos, bergen, Norway
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 16:14:45 -0700
>>>> From: [log in to unmask]
>>>> Subject: Re: articles or publications about Valerie Sutton ond/or 
>>>> SignWriting
>>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting List
>>>> October 31, 2010
>>>> 
>>>> On Oct 27, 2010, at 10:13 AM, Doyle,Jessie wrote:
>>>>> I am a student in a Deaf Studies program. We have been assigned a 
>>>>> research project, and need to find academic and professional 
>>>>> articles that have been published about our topic, in this case 
>>>>> Valerie Sutton and SignWriting. I am having trouble because the 
>>>>> only sources I can find are Wikipedia and signwriting.org. I need 
>>>>> to find books or articles that have been published. I have read 
>>>>> almost everything on signwriting.org, but I cannot use this as a source
> for my project.
>>>>> Hope this is more clear and answers your questions.
>>>>> - Jessie
>>>> 
>>>> Hello Jesse -
>>>> You mentioned that the publications cannot be on SignWriting.org.
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting.org is a library that lists publications and newspaper 
>>>> articles and so forth, that are either about, or mention, or are 
>>>> written in SignWriting...
>>>> 
>>>> Take a look at this web page that gives links and downloads to 
>>>> newspaper articles on SignWriting -
>>>> 
>>>> Can you use these articles in your annotated bibliogprahy?
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting in the Press
>>>> Newspaper & Journal Articles About SignWriting 
>>>> http://www.signwriting.org/library/journal/index.html
>>>> 
>>>> If you download number 2 on that web page, the bibliography entry 
>>>> would read something like:
>>>> 
>>>> Fox, Margalit, New York Times, April 14 2002, "Written Notice: 
>>>> Another Language for the Deaf".
>>>> 
>>>> Is the New York Times acceptable to your work?
>>>> 
>>>> and what about 300 page dissertations? for example on 
>>>> signwriting.org, on
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting for Research
>>>> http://www.signwriting.org/forums/research/
>>>> 
>>>> Number 1 and 2 on that web page has two dissertations on SignWriting 
>>>> - one 300 page dissertation by Dr. Cecilia Flood from the University 
>>>> of New Mexico, and one in Arabic, with a partial translation into
> English, by Dr.
>>>> Abushaira at Jordan University in Jordan. Both studied the use of 
>>>> SignWriting with Deaf children, and Dr. Abushaira's work was 
>>>> statistical -
>>>> 
>>>> If these kinds of titles are acceptable to you, then at least I know
> that.
>>>> I am juggling many jobs simultaneously. I am trying to create a web 
>>>> page with lists of SignWriting publications, but I have been pulled 
>>>> into other projects in the past few days -
>>>> 
>>>> Happy Halloween, in the US!
>>>> 
>>>> Val ;-)
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Valerie Sutton
>>>> [log in to unmask]
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting
>>>> Read & Write Sign Languages
>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org
>>>> 
>>>> SignPuddle
>>>> Create SignWriting Documents Online
>>>> http://www.SignBank.org/signpuddle
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting Wiki
>>>> Wiki-style Articles in Sign Languages http://www.signbank.org/wiki
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting List
>>>> Technical Support: Ask questions...
>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/forums/swlist
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting Literature Project
>>>> Writing Literature in Sign Languages 
>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/literature
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting Encyclopedia Projects
>>>> Writing Encyclopedias in Sign Languages 
>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/encyclopedia
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting Sponsors Forum
>>>> Help Educational Non-Profit Organization 
>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/forums/sponsors
>>>> 
>>>> SignWriting Shop
>>>> Books, DVDs, Lessons, Services
>>>> http://www.SignWriting.org/shop
>>>> 
>>>> Deaf Action Committee For SignWriting Center For Sutton Movement 
>>>> Writing a US educational nonprofit organization PO Box 517, La 
>>>> Jolla, CA, 92038, USA
>>>> Tel: 858-456-0098 Skype: valeriesutton
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
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