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Programme for Cross-Modal Typology Workshop

22 February, 2013

Programme for Cross-Modal Typology Workshop
International Institute for Sign Languages and Deaf Studies

Wednesday 20th March 2013, Brook Building, BB013, UCLan
12:30 p.m. Registration – tea / coffee
1:00 p.m. Welcome and introduction
1:30 p.m. Semantic domains in sign languages: Typological data on number, colour and kinship – Keiko Sagara and Nick Palfreyman, iSLanDS
2:15 p.m. Cross-modal differences in the timing of talk- Connie de Vos and Kang-Suk Byun, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, the Netherlands
3:00-3:30 p.m. BREAK – Tea / coffee / biscuits
3:30 p.m. Comparing apples and oranges: Multimodal aspects of cross-modal
typology- Mandana Seyfeddinipur, School of Oriental and African Studies, London
4:15-5:00 p.m. Discussion

Thursday 21st March 2013, Adelphi Building ABTVI, UCLan
9:00 a.m. Registration – tea / coffee
9:30 a.m. Reference grammars in signed and spoken languages: A case study from
Ugandan Sign Language- Sam Lutalo-Kiingi, iSLanDS and Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda
10:15 a.m. Sign languages, creoles, and the development of predication -David Gil, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig,
11:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m. BREAK – Tea / coffee / biscuits
11:30 p.m. Considering theoretical and methodological foundations of cross-modal
typology – Ulrike Zeshan, iSLanDS
12:15-13:00 p.m. Discussion

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