Conference: Session on African Sign Languages (Leiden, The Netherlands, August 28th, 2013)



Coming August, the 43rd Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics (CALL) will take place in Leiden, The Netherlands. It will host a session dedicated to African sign languages. This session will be accessible in English and International Sign.
Heather Brookes (Universityof Cape Town, South Africa): The nature of gestures and gestural behavior among Zulu and South Sotho speakers in urban South African townships
Goedele De Clerck (Ghent University, Belgium) & Sam Lutalo-Kiingi (Kyambogo University, Uganda) Reflections on a Collaborative Approach and Knowledge Exchange in Sign Language and Deaf Community Documentation in Cameroon
Mariana Martini & Marta Morgado (Portuguese Catholic University) : Guinea Bissau: The birth of a sign language
 Tano Angoua Jean-Jacques (Université de Cocody, Côte d’Ivoire/Leiden University: The expression of time in Bouakako Sign Language (Ivory Coast)
Date:    August 28, 2013
Time:   11-13 hrs.
Place: Universiteit Leiden, Matthias de Vrieshof 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
You are kindly requested to register beforehand by sending an email to .The registration fee is 25 euro (15 euro for students). More information on the conference can be found at
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