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I am so excited that my transliteration of Lucinda Batch's encyclopedia articles 
are part of this presentation. I remembered struggling with shifting 
perspectives from receptive to expressive writing and being able to get a good 
series of articles for the SignWriting community.

Charles Butler




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From: Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thu, May 19, 2011 10:18:55 AM
Subject: Re: SignWriting Presentation at Gallaudet University

SignWriting List
May 19, 2011

Adam's presentation at Gallaudet University is our new Special Feature on our 
SignWriting web site:

Special Feature May 18, 2011
http://www.signwriting.org/

"Sign Language Corpus Using SignWriting"

You can download the Abstract for the presentation on the front page of our 
site, or here is the direct link:

http://www.signwriting.org/archive/docs7/sw0650_Sign_Language_Corpus_using_SignWriting_Frost_May2011.pdf


Have a great time, Adam!

Val ;-)

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On May 19, 2011, at 6:47 AM, Valerie Sutton wrote:

SignWriting List
>May 19, 2011
>
>
>Adam Frost will be presenting his paper "Sign Language Corpus Using SignWriting" 
>at Gallaudet University on May 21st ...just two days from now....
>
>
>I hope some of you can attend... Here is information about the Workshop:
>
>
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>
>
>From: "Gaurav Mathur" <[log in to unmask]>
>Date: May 5, 2011 6:09:12 PM PDT
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Final announcement: Workshop on sign language corpora
>Reply-To: "linguists interested in signed languages" 
><[log in to unmask]>
>
>
>We are pleased to announce a workshop titled _Building sign language corpora in 
>North 
>America_.
>
>
>Purpose of workshop: There are many definitions of a language corpus. One such 
>definition offered by McEnery, Xiao and Tono (2006) is a collection of texts in 
>a given 
>language that is representative, comprehensive, accessible, machine-readable 
>and 
>searchable. There are several ongoing language corpora projects focused on the 
>documentation of sign languages in countries like Australia, The Netherlands, 
>the United 
>Kingdom and Germany. To date, there have been several workshops in Europe on 
>various 
>aspects of building a sign language corpus (e.g., the SLCN series of workshops 
>co-
>organized by Onno Crasborn and colleagues). This workshop will provide a much 
>needed 
>opportunity for researchers based in the US and Canada to share experiences from 
>their 
>work in this area, as well as share ideas for future projects.
>
>
>Program information: The workshop will begin on Saturday, May 21, 2011, at 8:30 
>am 
>and take place at Gallaudet University, in the Student Academic Center (SAC), 
>Room 
>1011. The complete list of presenters is as follows:
>
>
> Ted Supalla (University of Rochester)
>
>
> Christian Rathmann (University of Hamburg)
>
>
> Trevor Johnston (Macquarie University), Adam Schembri (La Trobe University), 
>Kearsy 
>Cormier, Jordan Fenlon, and Ramas Rentelis (University College London)
>„Type-token matching in annotated SL corpora: Examples from the Auslan and BSL 
>corpus 
>projects‰
>
>
> Rosalee Wolfe, John C. McDonald, and Jerry Schnepp (DePaul University)
>„Synthetic and acquired corpora: meeting at the annotation‰
>
>
> Ronnie B. Wilbur, Kadir Gokgoz and Robin Shay (Purdue University), Aleix 
>Martinez 
>(Ohio State University)
>„Mechanics and Issues in Making ASL Databases Available‰
>
>
> Carol Neidle (Boston University)
>
>
> Kearsy Cormier, Jordan Fenlon and Ramas Rentelis (University College London), 
>Adam 
>Schembri (La Trobe University), Trevor Johnston (Macquarie University)
>„Multiple access levels and multiple interfaces of the BSL and Auslan Corpora‰
>
>
> Jonathan Keane (University of Chicago), Susan Rizzo (University of Chicago), 
>Diane 
>Brentari (Purdue University), and Jason Riggle (University of Chicago)
>„Phonetic coding of fingerspelling‰
>
>
> Adam Frost (Gallaudet University)
>„Sign Language Corpus using SignWriting‰
>
>
> Diane Lillo-Martin, University of Connecticut
>
>
>In addition, on Sunday, May 22, 2011, from 9 am to noon, there will be an ELAN 
>training 
>session by Julie Hochgesang for those who are interested.
>
>
>Conference languages: We welcome presentations in ASL or International Sign 
>(IS), and 
>will provide ASL/English and ASL/IS interpretation.
>
>
>Registration information: Registration is free but required and due by May 16, 
>2011. To 
>register, please send an email to [log in to unmask] with the 
>following 
>information:
>
>
>(i) your name
>(ii) your affiliation
>(iii) your email address
>(iv) whether you wish to participate in the ELAN training on Sunday
>
>
>There is a fee of $10 for lunch on Saturday ˆ please bring this in cash with you 
>to the 
>workshop.
>
>
>Lodging information: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Garden 
>Inn, which 
>is located next to the New York Avenue/Gallaudet metro station on the Red Line 
>and 
>about 8-10 minutes walking distance from the workshop venue. For workshop 
>participants, the hotel is offering a discounted rate of $129/night plus 14.5% 
>taxes. The 
>discounted rate is good until May 13, 2011. To make reservations, please call 
>the toll-free 
>number 1-800-HILTONS or the hotel directly at 202-408-4870 and identify yourself 
>as a 
>member of the Corpus Workshop group when making the reservation. Alternatively, 
>you 
>may book online at the following link and use the booking code CORPU. 
>
>
>http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=DCANMGI
>
>
>Co-organizers:
>Julie Hochgesang, Gene Mirus, and Gaurav Mathur (Gallaudet University)
>
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Val ;-)

Valerie Sutton
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