The Study of Signed Languages: Essays in Honor of William C. Stokoe

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Gallaudet University Press, 2002 - 277 pages
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This text contains papers that were presented at an October 1999 conference at Gallaudet University in honor of the 80th birthday of William C. Stokoe, one of the most influential language scholars of the 20th century. Twenty-two international specialists contribute 12 chapters on the historical con
 

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Introduction
1
Introduction
9
Historical Observations on the Relationship
35
Introduction
85
How to
100
William C Stokoe and the Gestural
118
Introduction
133
The Impact of Sign Language Research on
161
Bilingualism and the Impact of Sign Language
172
Sign Communication Training and Motor
190
Concluding Thoughts
247
Index
263
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David F. Armstrong received bachelor's and PhD degrees in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and has worked at Gallaudet University since 1980. An Associate Professor, he currently serves as the University's budget director. Since 1999, he has edited the journal Sign Language
Studies, and he has published extensively in areas related to deafness and the origin and evolution of language.
Sherman E. Wilcox is Professor and Chair of the Department of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico. The author of several books including Gesture and the Nature of Language with co-authors David F. Armstrong and William C. Stokoe, Wilcox has lectured and taught extensively on signed
languages, gesture, and the evolution of language, in Brazil, France, Italy, and Spain. His scholarly research focuses on the nature of the gesture-language interface in signed languages.

Michael A. Karchmer is Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations and Research and Director of the Gallaudet Research Institute at Gallaudet University.

John Vickrey Van Cleve is former Professor of History at Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

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