Research & Scholarly Achievement
at Gallaudet University

Philadelphia signs

ID: 2910
Status: Completed
Start date: August 2015
End Date: November 2018


The purpose of this study is to collect interviews of native deaf Philadelphians in order to capture the Philadelphia ASL dialect for language documentation.

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Fisher, J.;Tamminga, M.; Hochgesang, J.A. (2018). The historical and social context of the Philadelphia ASL Community. Sign Language Studies 18(3) 429-460. DOI: 10.1353/sls.2018.0010. 

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