Connie de Vos -
The timing of turn-taking in the visual modality.
The emergence of signed contact pidgins in cross-sign settings.
Pragmatic and linguistic functions of non-manual signals in signed conversations and how these diverge from co-speech gestures of the wider hearing community.
The acquisition of typologically diverse sign languages.
The relationship between the social dynamics of signing communities and the linguistic structures of sign languages.
The unique contributions village sign languages - being language isolates - make to sign language typology.
Multilingual behaviours in sign language users (collaboration with Prof. Ulrike Zeshan - iSLanDS)
EuroBABEL workshop on Rural signing varieties: social dynamics and linguistic structure with Dr. Victoria Nyst (Leiden University), 7 November 2012
Workshop during the Endangered Languages Week on Sign Language Documentation for Field Linguists with Dr. Mandana Seyfeddinipur (SOAS) and Prof. Ulrike Zeshan (iSLanDS), 11 May 2012
EuroBABEL workshop on Kinship and Numeral systems from Cross-Linguistic and Cross-Modal Perspectives with Prof. Ulrike Zeshan, 15-16 September 2011
2nd NGC Spring Workshop The with Prof. Asli Ozyurek, 19 April 2010
Function: Research Staff
MPI group: Language and Cognition