SSLL is an annual conference held for the promotion of sign language linguistics and also for a better understanding of human language by comparing and analyzing signed and spoken languages. We invite presentations (30 minutes presentation, followed by 10 minutes questions and answers) and poster presentations, on any topic related to sign language linguistics, and/or a comparative study between signed and spoken languages. Interpretation will be provided between the following languages: English/Japanese, ASL/English, JSL/Japanese, and all presentations will be webcast on Ustream.
? Abstracts should be in English with a maximum of 500 words (including examples and references). They should be prepared in a MS-Word or other modifiable format, and should NOT include the name(s) of the authors. Details on how abstracts should be submitted will be posted in the conference website sometime in January, 2018.
? Poster size: A0 [841mm×1189mm], portrait orientation.
? Abstract submission due: March 31, 2018.
? Acceptance notification: May 31, 2018. Those who need notification earlier, please specify when you submit an abstract.
National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku), Osaka, Japan
Conference Website: http://www.sillr.jp/ssll2018/index.html