New! Sign Language Linguistics Will Be Offered in Fall 2022!

NEW! Ling 373: Topics – Sign Language Linguistics

Laura Horton

TR 8:00-9:15

Level: Intermediate

Requisite: Ling 101/301 

Introduction and overview of the linguistics of sign languages, signing communities, and perceptions of deaf people and sign languages. Topics will include: the grammar of sign languages, their use in signing communities, patterns in the transmission and acquisition of sign languages, and the emergence of new sign languages. No knowledge of American Sign Language is required.