Language in the Visual Modality
(B05-S1linguistique des langues des signes) 

Course Outline
The aim of the course is to address the significance of sign languages in discovering the properties of human ability for language. The course provides a deep understanding of the main issues of sign language linguistics at various levels. A selection of phenomena that are important for understanding the structure of sign languages and their relation to spoken languages is presented and discussed. At the end of the course, student are expected to be able to know the relevant aspects of SL structure and what makes SLs special with respect to spoken languages.

Instructors
            Carlo Geraci, E-mail: my_first_name.my_last_name76@gmail.com
            Office hours: Thursdays 5-6 pm
            Jeremy Kuhn, E-mail: my_first_name.d.my_last_name@gmail.com 

Syllabus: October - December 2017 (pdf here)

Practical information

Total number of hours: 30
ECTS: 4
All classes are on Thursdays 2-5 pm, Room Paul Langevin, 29, Rue d'Ulm. Main building, first floor.

Course Material (to access this content click here)

Tentative Schedule
Language in the Visual modality
Oct. 5: Introduction to SLs
Oct. 12: Deep into SLs
SL phonology
Oct. 19:  SL Phonology: an overview
Oct. 26: More SL Phonology
SL morphology
Nov. 9: SL Morphology: an overview
Nov. 16: More SL Morphology 
SL syntax
Nov. 23: SL Syntax: an overview
Nov. 30: More SL Syntax            
SL semantics
Dec. 7: SL Semantics: an overview
Dec. 14: More SL Semantics


Previous years
Fall 2016
Instructors
            Carlo Geraci, E-mail: my_first_name.my_last_name76@gmail.com
            Office hours: Thursdays 5-6 pm
            Jeremy Kuhn, E-mail: my_first_name.d.my_last_name@gmail.com 

Syllabus: October - December 2016

Practical information

Total number of hours: 30-33
ECTS: 4
All classes are on Thursdays 2-5 pm, Room Théodule Ribot, 29, Rue d'Ulm. Main building, ground floor. The only exception is Thursday November 24. That day class will be in Room Langevin (same building, first floor).

Spring 2016
Instructors
            Carlo Geraci, E-mail: my_first_name.my_last_name76@gmail.com
            Office hours: Thursdays 4-5 pm
            Jeremy Kuhn (semantics)

Syllabus: March - June 2016

Practical information

Total number of hours: 30-33
ECTS: 4
All classes are on Thursdays 2-5 pm, Room Langevin, 29, Rue d'Ulm.

Spring 2015
Instructors
            Carlo Geraci, E-mail: my_first_name.my_last_name76@gmail.com
            Office hours: Thursdays 4-5 pm
            Philippe Schlenker

Syllabus: February 2015 - June

Practical information

Total number of hours: 30-32
ECTS: 4
All classes are on Thursdays 2-4 pm, DEC Room, 29, Rue d'Ulm.


A version of this course was offered in 2013-2014
Instructor 
            Carlo Geraci
            E-mail: my_first_name.my_last_name76@gmail.com
            Office hours: Thursdays 9-10 am

Syllabus: September 2013 - January 2014

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