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16th June, 2015 – article about PLM section on wyborcza.pl website

We are glad to invite you to listen to an interview with Paweł Rutkowski (PhD) which appeared on wyborcza.pl website. The topic is Polish Sign Language Corpus project.

15th May, 2015 - TOK FM radio programme

On 15th May, 2015 Paweł Rutkowski (PhD) has been a guest to Cezary Łasiczka from TOK FM radio. The talks concerned the Ukrainian-Dutch film „Plemię” („Tribe”) made entirely in sign language.

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27th March, 2015 – the end of professor Trevor Johnston’s visit

On 27th March the one-month stay of Trevor Johnston (a professor of sign linguistics at Linguistic Department of Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia) at Section for Sign Linguistics has come to an end. The visit of professor Johnston was concerned with the realization of the grant “Multilevel linguistic annotation of PJM corpus” funded from the National Programme for Human Sciences Development.

19th March 2015 - professor Trevor Johnston’s lecture

We would like to invite you to the lecture by professor Trevor Johnston (Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia) – a researcher of Australian Sign Language who is currently visiting at Section for Sign Linguistics.

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March, 2015 - professor Trevor Johnston in Warsaw

Trevor Johnston – a professor of sign linguistics at the Linguistic Department of Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia– is presently on his one-month trip to Poland as a part of the project “Multilevel linguistic annotation of PJM corpus” funded from the National Programme for Human Sciences Development.

February, 2015 – works on Corpus Dictionary of PJM

The further works on the first dictionary of the Polish Sign Language based entirely on the source material derived from PJM’s corpus continue. The dictionary is financially supported by the National Science Centre as a part of the project “Iconicity in grammar and lexis of PJM”.

15th December 2014 – further parts of "Our ABC"

According to the order of the Ministry of National Education the Section for Sign Linguistics has developed an adaptation of the further volumes of “Our ABC” textbook for pupils with special educational needs including deaf students who use PJM.

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14th December 2014 – NCN’s grant for Anna Kuder

We are happy to inform that in the last contest of the National Science Centre (NCN) Anna Kuder from our Section has been awarded a PRELUDUIM grant for research on manual and non-manual negation indicators in Polish Sign Language.

9th December 2014 – doctoral defence of Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil

We are glad to inform that on 9th December, 2014 Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil from our Section has defended her doctoral dissertation "Grammatical description of Polish Sign Language " prepared at the Polish Philology Department under the supervision of professor Marek Świdziński PhD.

3rd November, 2014 – broadcast at TOK FM radio

On the 3rd November, 2014 Paweł Rutkowski has been a guest at Hanna Zielińska’s TOK FM radio broadcast. The topic of the talk-show was Deaf as the biggest language minority in Poland.

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27th September, 2014 – honorary speech in Budapest

On the 27th September, 2014 Paweł Rutkowski has delivered an honorary speech entitled “Polish sign language. About the communication of Polish deaf” at Loránda Eötvösa (Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem) University in Budapest, Hungary by invitation of Polonia Nova association.

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From 22nd -23rd September, 2014 - PTJ conference in Krakow

From 22nd-23rd September, 2014 the 72nd congress entitled "Continuity and change in language and linguistics” organised by Polskie Towarzystwo Językoznawcze took place at Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

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From 18th -19th September, 2014 – lexicography conference

From 18th -19th September, 2014 at University of Warsaw the 5th conference Glosa for leksykografia took place. The paper regarding works on PJM dictionary held by our Section has been presented.

From 25th -29th August, 2014 – conference in Prague

From 25th -29th August, 2014 summer school and a conference Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics – Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics – CISL 2014 in which our Section members participated took place at Charles University in Prague.

1st August, 2014 - adaptation of the „Our ABC” textbook for pupils with special educational needs

Under commission of Ministerstwo Edukacji Narodowej Section for Sign Linguistics has developed the adaptation of the first part of „Our ABC” textbook for pupils with special educational needs, including deaf children who use PJM. All the texts in „Our ABC” have been rendered in PJM and incorporated into dedicated multimedia app attached to the textbook in the form of DVD disc.

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From 15th -19th July, 2014 – EURALEX congress

At the 16th meeting of EURALEX International Congress held from 15th -19th July, 2014 in Bolzano, Italy the members of our Section has presented the paper "Corpus-based Dictionary of Polish Sign Language (PJM)" produced by Jadwiga Linde-Usiekniewicz, Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, Joanna Łacheta, and Paweł Rutkowski.

From 20th-23rd June, 2014 – RaAM conference

From 20th -23rd June, 2014 at Univercity of Cagliari in Italy the 10th edition of RaAM - Researching and Applying Metaphor conference entitled "Metaphor in communication, science and education" has been held. During the meeting the speech "The iconicity of the time-line metaphor in Polish Sign Language (PJM): A corpus-based study" has been delivered.

From 9th -10th June, 2014 – FEAST conference

In the course of this year’s FEAST - Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory conference which took place from 9th -10th June, 2014 at The University of Venice in Italy a speech on PJM research has been presented.

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