Open Science Research Excellence

ICSLC 2018 : International Conference on Sign Language and Classification

Barcelona, Spain
May 17 - 18, 2018

Call for Papers

ICSLC 2018 : International Conference on Sign Language and Classification is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Sign Language and Classification. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Sign language
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Relationships with spoken languages
  • Spatial grammar and simultaneity
  • Non-manual signs
  • Iconicity
  • Classification
  • Typology
  • Acquisition
  • Written forms
  • Sign perception
  • In society
  • Deaf communities and deaf culture
  • Use of sign languages in hearing communities
  • Legal recognition
  • Telecommunications
  • Interpretation
  • Remote interpreting
  • Interpretation on television
  • Sign languages and language endangerment
  • Communication systems similar to sign language
  • Manual codes for spoken languages
  • "Baby sign language" with hearing children
  • Home sign
  • Primate use
  • Gestural theory of human language origins