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Feast 2017: Reykjavik

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The sixth meeting of the ‘Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory’ (FEAST) will take place at the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, June 21-22, 2017.

Keynote speakers:


Dr. Joanna Atkinson (University College London)

Challenges in designing tests for sign language assessment


and



Dr. Chiara Branchini (University Ca' Foscari Venice)

Digging up the core features of (non)restrictiveness in sign languages relative constructions.

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The official languages of the conference will be English and ASL/IS. Interpreting between ASL/IS and English will be provided by Lissa Zeviar, Christopher Stone, and Oliver Pouliot.

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Sponsors:

    The University of Iceland Linguistics Institute
The president of the University of Iceland
Ministry of education, science and culture
The Icelandic association of the deaf

Collaborators:
The Communication centre for the deaf and hard of hearing, shh.is
Centre for sign language research

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FEAST is the conference of the Horizon 2020 project 

              ‘The Sign Hub: Preserving, Researching and Fostering the Linguistic, Historical and Cultural Heritage of European Deaf Signing Communities with an Integral Resource' (2016-2020).

For information about this research project visit: sign-hub.eu. This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 693349.


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Contact: feast2017@easychair.org