Sign Language

Articles, Journals, Books and Research Evidence in Sign Language

Adam, R., 2015. Standardization of sign languages. Sign Language Studies, 15(4), pp.432-445.

Branchini, C., 2014. On relativization and clefting: An analysis of Italian Sign Language (Vol. 5). Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG.

Cormier, K., Smith, S. and Zwets, M., 2013. Framing constructed action in British Sign Language narratives. Journal of pragmatics, 55, pp.119-139.

Cormier, K., Fox, N., Woll, B., Zisserman, A., Camgöz, N.C. and Bowden, R., 2019, September. ExTOL: Automatic recognition of British Sign Language using the BSL Corpus. In Proceedings of 6th Workshop on Sign Language Translation and Avatar Technology (SLTAT) 2019. Universitat Hamburg.

Crystal, D. 2006. How Language works London: Penguin.

Deuchar, M., 2013. British Sign Language. Routledge.

Fenlon, J., Schembri, A. and Cormier, K., 2018. Modification of indicating verbs in British Sign Language: A corpus-based study. Language, 94(1), pp.84-118.

Fenlon, J., Schembri, A., Rentelis, R. and Cormier, K., 2013. Variation in handshape and orientation in British Sign Language: The case of the ‘1’hand configuration. Language & communication, 33(1), pp.69-91.

Fisher, D. and Van der Hulst, H. 2003. Sign Language Structures. In: Marschark, M. and Spencer, P.E. eds. The Oxford handbook of deaf studies in language,1,  pp.319–331.

Goldin-Meadow, S. and Brentari, D., 2017. Gesture, sign, and language: The coming of age of sign language and gesture studies. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40.

Knoors, H., 2016. Foundations for language development in deaf children and the consequences for communication choices. The Oxford handbook of deaf studies in language, pp.19-31.

Knoors, H. and Marschark, M. eds., 2015. Educating deaf learners: Creating a global evidence base. Oxford University Press.

Lawson, L., McLean, F., O’Neill, R. and Wilks, R., 2019. Recognising British Sign Language in Scotland. Recognising sign languages: An international overview of national campaigns for sign language legislation and their outcomes.

Mandel, M. 1976. Dimensions of iconicity in American sign language. Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 2, pp.286-297.

Quinn, G., 2017. British Sign Language (BSL). In The Routledge Handbook of Pragmatics (pp. 55-60). Routledge.

Snoddon, K. and Murray, J.J., 2019. The Salamanca Statement and sign language education for deaf learners 25 years on. International Journal of Inclusive Education, pp.1-14.

Stamp, R., Schembri, A., Fenlon, J., Rentelis, R., Woll, B. and Cormier, K., 2014. Lexical variation and change in British Sign Language. PLoS One, 9(4).

Sutton-Spence, R. and Woll, B. 1999.  The linguistics of British Sign Language: an introduction.  Cambridge Cambridge University Press.

Vinson, D.P., Cormier, K., Denmark, T., Schembri, A. and Vigliocco, G., 2008. The British Sign Language (BSL) norms for age of acquisition, familiarity, and iconicity. Behavior research methods, 40(4), pp.1079-1087.