Workshop with Giorgia Zorzi (HVL, Norway)

Preliminary schedule

This is a hybrid event and can be joined online or onsite in 2.112 Nikolausberger Weg 23 with an opportunity to join via Zoom. Detailed information as to how to join the meetings will be shared via the LinG mailing list.

Visiting researcher: Giorgia Zorzi (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences)

  • 2:00-2:45 pm: Intro to deaf-blind communication. Theory and practice.

  • 2:45-3 pm: break

  • 3:00-4:00 pm: Use of space in tactile Norwegian Sign Language by interpreters (L2 learners) (joint work with Gro Hege Saltnes Urdal - HVL, Eli Raanes - NTNU, Johanna Mesch - Stockholm University)

  • 4:00 pm: Q&A session

  • 9:00-10:00 am: Intro to coordination in sign languages: data from Catalan Sign Language

  • 10:00-10:15 am: break

  • 10:15-10:45 am: Head-final languages gapping forward: right-branching coordination across modalities

  • 10:45-11:00 am: break

  • 11:00 am -12:00 pm: Coordination VS subordination, a syntactic-pragmatic interface investigation (joint work with Alexandra Navarrette-Gonzalez, UPF)

  • 12:00 pm: lunch

  • 10:00 am -11:00 pm:Reading group on Aristodemo, V. & Hauser, C., (2021) “Similar but different: investigating temporal constructions in sign language”, Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 6(1): 2. doi:

  • 11:00 am -13:00 pm: Student presentations