YCF event: Whole-Entity Classifiers in Sign Languages: A Multiperspective Approach
- (25 Oct)
- (26 Oct)
- (27 Oct)
This meeting is held by our Young CAS Fellow Vadim Kimmelman (UiB).
For invited participants only.
The workshop is devoted to discussing ongoing research on two issues concerning classifier predicates: the choice of classifier handshape in case of synonymous classifiers, and the meaning contribution of the components of classifier predicates.
25 October - Presentations on the choice of classifier handshape
Vadim Kimmelman: Classifier choice in the corpus of Sign Language of the Netherlands
Ben Anible: Classifier choice in the corpus of Norwegian Sign Language
Jenia Khristoforova: Classifier choice in the corpus of Russian Sign Language
Pia Simper-Allen: Classifier choice in the corpus of Swedish Sign Language
Giorgia Zorzi: Classifier choice in the corpus of Catalan Sign Language
Beyza Sümer: Classifier choice in children acquiring Turkish Sign Language
26 October - Discussion and research on corpus data extraction
Morning session: Discussion of methods of studying classifier choice in corpus data
Afternoon session: Collaborative research using open-access corpus data from several sign languages
27 October - Designing an experiment to study semantics of classifier predicates
Vadim Kimmelman & Jacopo Romoli: A proposal for a semantic experiment
Brainstorming session on experimental design.
- Read more about the YCF project: Whole-Entity Classifiers in Sign Languages: A Multiperspective Approach
- See also: Meet the Young CAS Fellows for 2022-23: Vadim Kimmelman