|SignWriting List Forum|
Valerie Sutton |
Date: Wed Feb 24, 1999 9:23 pm
Subject: SignWriting In Austria
<x-rich>February 24, 1999
Just a quick note to tell you that this weekend, February 25-28,
SignWriting will be presented (in a casual fashion) at a sign language
workshop in Klagenfurt, Austria. Our organization donated one set of
SignWriting videos to be shown at the workshop, plus handouts that teach
the basic handshapes and movement arrows. The literature will be
distributed to approximately 100 workshop participants.
The workshop is being held at the University of Klagenfurt's Research
Center for Sign Language and Communication. Here is a description, written
by Franz Dotter:
"The EU-workshop we are organizing under the guidance of the Austrian Deaf
Association for February, 25 - 28, 1999 is aimed at giving a comprehensive
survey of deaf-related research, projects, and initiatives. Each EU-country
may send four to five representatives (plus sign language interpreters).
The deaf participants should report on the national situation of the deaf
and the deaf or hearing scientists should give a general summary of
research on deaf topics or present specific scientific projects. All
presentations have to focus on results which have practical applications.
>The suggestions, requests and wishes of the deaf, collected in the course
of the workshop, will be summarized in a final document and passed on to
the European Commission as well as to the individual EU-countries as
So that is the most recent news....
I am still printing books for New Mexico, but I am getting there!!
Talk to you later :-)</x-rich>
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