CNRS Thematic School (FEASS)
in Sign Language Linguistics
Villa Grumello, Como (Como Lake, Italy), 11-15 June 2018

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The SIGN-HUB and CNRS Summer School addresses theoretical and experimental issues 

in sign language linguistics, sign language assessment and Deaf history.

The summer school is open to master students, graduate students and junior researchers who (i) already have familiarity with sign language research but are not trained in formal linguistics or (ii) are trained in formal linguistics but are not yet familiar with sign language linguistics.


The summer school will take place at the scenic setting of Villa Grumello in Como from June 11-15, 2018.

The languages of the Summer School will be English and ASL/IS. Interpreting between ASL/IS and English will be provided.

The SIGN-HUB Summer School 2018 is the training school of the Horizon2020 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) funded by the European Commission within the Horizon 2020 program, and it continues the series of COST SignGram summer schools. For information about this project visit:

This event is part of a project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 

Research and Innovation Program under grant agreement No 693349.

The SIGN-HUB Summer School is partly funded by CNRS

Contact: Francesco Camporini, Fondazione Alessandro Volta