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.
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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
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...
On Nov 3, 2010, at 5:12 AM, Shane K. Gilchrist wrote:
> good stuff here - however not many is published in peer-reviewed journals
> Hope that will change soon :-)
> 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
>> 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:
>> 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,
>> Greetings from
>> Ingvild Roald, dr. philos, bergen, Norway
>>> Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 16:14:45 -0700
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>>> Subject: Re: articles or publications about Valerie Sutton ond/or
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>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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
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