CfP: TISLR13, The thirteenth conference of Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research, Hamburg, 26-28 September, 2019

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Save the Date – TISLR13 in Hamburg!

We are very pleased to announce the dates and location of TISLR13, the thirteenth conference of Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research!

The TISLR13 conference will be held at the University of Hamburg ( from September 26 through 28, 2019 and organized by a team of sign language linguists working at three German universities (Universität Hamburg, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Georg-August-Universität Göttingen).

TISLR under the umbrella of the Sign Language Linguistics Society ( is held every three years and aims to introduce most recent advances of sign language research in various domains including but not limited to phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, discourse, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition and neurolinguistics. Diverse theoretical frameworks and works on various sign languages used on all continents are most welcome.

It is our honor to announce that the four invited signers and speakers at TISLR13 are Prof. Dr. Ronice Müller de Quadros (Brazil), Dr. Jordan Fenlon (UK), Prof. Dr. Gladys Tang (Hong Kong) and Prof. Dr. Karen Emmorey (USA).

TISLR13 will last three days and includes four invited presentations, further presentations and several poster sessions. The SLLS General Meeting will be held.

Conference languages are German Sign Language, American Sign Language, English, and International Sign. The CART services (in English) will be provided as well.

The Call for Papers will be announced in May 2018. More information will be added in due course. Please stay tuned.

The organizers of TISLR13

Annika Herrmann (Universität Hamburg)

Barbara Hänel-Faulhaber (Universität Hamburg)

Christian Rathmann (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Markus Steinbach (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)

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