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.

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.

From 5th -7th June, 2014 - OLINCO conference

From 5th-7th June, 2014 the members of our Section took part in Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium – OLINCO conference which was organised by Palacký University Olomouc in Ołomuniec, Czech Republic.

7th April, 2014 - NPRH grant for Rutkowski

We have the pleasure to inform that Paweł Rutowski has been awarded a grant for the years 2014-2019 as the result of Narodowy Program Rozwoju Humanistyki’s last contest

20th March, 2014 - "Education of the Deaf”

On 20th March at ombudsman’s head office a conference dedicated to education of the Deaf organised by Polish Association of the Deaf and the ombudsman office has taken place. Among the lecturers there were our Section members.

10th-14th March, 2014 – Dutch Sign Language researchers visit in PLM

From 10th to 14th March, 2014 our Section (PLM) is hosting Jette H. Kristoffersen and Thomas Troelsgårda – Dutch Sign Language (DTS) researchers who cooperate with ou Section (PLM) in COST enterprise.

10th March, 2014 – 6th Brain’s Week

On 10th March, 2014 Paweł Rutkowski has lectured a speech “Signing brain” as a part of 6th Brain’s Week which took place in Poznań.

3rd February, 2014 - TOK FM radio programme

On 3rd February, 2014 Paweł Rutkowski has been a guest on Cezary Łasiczka’s TOK FM programme. Sign language has been the topic of the meeting.

3th December, 2013 – TV programme with Bernard Kin

Bernard Kinow from Section for Sign Linguistics has been a guest to “Zapraszamy na kawę” programme on TVR Regionalna channel on 3th December, 2013.

27th November, 2013 - programmes’ transcripts

We are pleased to present on our website the transcripts of radio programmes in which PLM members have participated.

2 November 2013 - another broadcast on PJM in Radio TOK FM

On November 2, 2013 Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil and Paweł Rutkowski from the Section for Sign Linguistics were Karolina Głowacka’s guests in Radio TOK FM. The discussion was devoted to a number of issues related to the education of the Deaf.



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