On Friday, March 6th, Jami Fisher (Penn), Julie Hochgesang (Gallaudet), and Meredith Tamminga (Penn) will be hosting a workshop at Penn called “Building Connections with ASL Corpora.”  Please join them for a series of talks about the linguistics and documentation of American Sign Language (ASL) that morning. The talk session will feature invited and local sign language researchers and will be followed by a pizza lunch. The location, schedule, and talk titles are below. The presentations will be given in a mix of ASL and English and will also be interpreted.  This event is open to the public, with no advance registration necessary. Thanks to MindCORE’s Integrated Language Sciences and Technology (ILST) initiative for supporting the workshop!

Building Connections with ASL Corpora: Talk session
Facebook event for evening reception: https://www.facebook.com/events/119294426182304/
Date & Time
Friday, March 6th, 10 am – 12:30 pm
Fisher-Bennett Hall 231
University of Pennsylvania
10 am   Opening Remarks – Jami Fisher (Penn)
10:10-10:35 am  Gallaudet University Documentation of ASL – Emily Shaw (Gallaudet)
10:35-11 am  Preliminary Observations on Dominance Reversal in Philadelphia ASL – Jami Fisher (Penn) & Meredith Tamminga (Penn)
11-11:10  Coffee break
11:10-11:35 Documenting Individual Variation in ASL (DIVA) – Joseph Hill (NTID/RIT) & Corinne Occhino, (NTID/RIT)
11:35-12 The ASL Signbank  Julie Hochgesang (Gallaudet)
12-12:30 Pizza lunch