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 firstname.lastname@example.org .The registration fee is 25 euro (15 euro for students). More information on the conference can be found at http://www.hum.leiden.edu/
lucl/research/conferences/ upcoming-conferences/call- 2013.html