17-19 June, 2013 r. - corpus workshops

From 17th to 19th, June at the University of Warsaw a workshop “The role of corpora in sign communication research: interdisciplinary approach” took place. It was organized by Section for Sign Linguistics in cooperation with Foundation for Polish Science. Professor of sign linguistics at Linguistic Department of Macquary University in Sydney, Australia Trevor Johnston who is an experienced Australian sign language researcher has been a special guest of the meeting. In the workshops the issues of reaching informants for sign language corpora, selecting elicitation materials, annotating data, and their application in linguistic studies have been debated. 30 people (both deaf and hearing) from all over Poland participated in the event.