SignWriting Workshop
Prague, Sept. 17-18, 2006

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Prague Sept 2006

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Prague Sept 2006

First SignWriting Workshop in the Czech Republic

will take place in Prague on the17th and 18th of September, 2006, at the Czech Union of the Deaf, Dlouha street no 37, Prague.

Workshop Registration
To register for the workshop, go to this web page:

Workshop Programme
History of SignWriting
Introduction to Symbols
Writing Rules
Reading SignWriting Literature

Workshop Presenters
The workshop will be presented by two Deaf teachers: Lucyna Dlugolecka from Poland, and Jan Fikejs from the Czech Republic.

Lucyna Dlugolecka
works as a multi-lingual translator, writing several articles in Polish about SignWriting, while working as an editor for the Swiat Ciszy Deaf Magazine in Warsaw. At the University of Warsaw, Lucyna's dissertation is on linguistics, using SignWriting. Lucyna teaches hearing students Polish Sign Language and SignWriting at the University of Warsaw as well.

Jan Fikejs
is working on a new Czech technical signs dictionary, writing computer engineering signs in SignWriting, at Masaryk University in Prague, and is the author of several articles about SignWriting written in Czech, published in Czech Deaf magazines, including four mini-lessons teaching SignWriting. Jan is studying IT at the University of Economics in Prague and also works as a Sign Language interpreter.

Workshop Organizers
The workshop is being presented in partnership with the ESWO (European SignWriting Organisation) and CUN Praha (Czech Union of the Deaf - Prague), where it is taking place. (Dlouha street no 37, Prague).

More Information:


SignWriting CZ

Workshop Web Page

Registration Form

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