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Results: 1 - 16 of 16
Results: 1 - 16 of 16
  • New PhD candidates for ACLC and ILLC
    12 Jul 2021
    The research schools of the Faculty of Humanities (ACLC, AHM, ARTES, ASCA, ASH, and the interfaculty institute ILLC) have been working on recruiting new PhD candidates – one for each school. The two remaining ...
  • Four talented Humanities PhD candidates receive NWO funding
    24 Jul 2020
    Amir Taha (ARTES), Nadica Denić (ASCA), Evgeniia Khristoforova and Harriet Reynolds (both ACLC) have received funding for their doctoral research at the UvA through the NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities. ...
  • SIGN-HUB's documentary: 'We were there – we are here'
    18 May 2020
    The 40-minute documentary movie 'We were there – we are here' includes short fragments from the 137 interviews that were conducted in Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, and Turkey in the context of the SIGN-HUB ...
  • More extensive research into negation in Sign Language of the Netherlands
    27 Feb 2020
    Marloes Oomen, Roland Pfau and Ulrika Klomp recently finished a research project in which they further investigated negation in Sign Language of the Netherlands (Nederlandse Gebarentaal, NGT).
  • Cindy van Boven
    New PhD project on reduplication in Sign Language of the Netherlands
    11 Feb 2020
    PhD student Cindy van Boven recently started her research project on reduplication in Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT). Reduplication is a process in which (part of) a sign or word is repeated, in order to ...
  • What do conditional clauses look like in Sign Language of the Netherlands?
    10 Feb 2020
    Ulrika Klomp investigates several grammatical phenomena in Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT), as part of the descriptive grammar that she is writing. Her article on the manual and non-manual markers that are ...
  • NWO
    NWO awards PhD position to Cindy van Boven
    25 Jun 2019
    Cindy van Boven has been awarded a PhD position in the highly competitive NWO PhDs in the Humanities programme, which she will carry out within ACLC. She will start her project in September 2019.
  • The UvA and the Faculty of Humanities produce strong showing in latest International Student Barometer
    4 Apr 2018
    International students have ranked the University of Amsterdam (UvA) first in the Netherlands for being 'a good place to be'. With a rating above 97%, the Faculty of Humanities scores particularly high in this ...
  • FEAST 2018 Venice
    FEAST Conference 2018
    6 Mar 2018
     Right after the summer school, from June 18–20, 2018, the international conference ‘Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory’ (FEAST 7) will take place at the University of Venice (Italy). FEAST is ...
  • Lago di Como
    SIGN-HUB Summer School
    6 Mar 2018
    From June 11–15, 2018, the SIGN-HUB & CNRS summer school will take place in Como (Italy).
  • SignGram Blueprint
    SignGram Blueprint Publication
    6 Mar 2018
    Current grammatical knowledge about particular sign languages is fragmentary and of varying reliability. In general, comprehensive grammars are a rarity.
  • Signing NOT (or not)
    20 Jun 2017
    New publication (May 2017) on an aspect of the grammar of Sign Language of the Netherlands: Oomen, Marloes & Roland Pfau. 2017. Signing NOT (or not): A typological perspective on standard negation in Sign Language of ...
  • Reykjavik
    Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory
    9 Jun 2017
    The sixth meeting of ‘Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory’ (FEAST 6) will take place at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik on 21-22 June 2017. FEAST is the conference of the Horizon 2020 ...
  • Ronald Pfau
    ACLC's Dr. Roland Pfau has been awarded participation in a HORIZON 2020 collaboration project
    5 Nov 2015
    The UvA has received funding for two HORIZON 2020 projects that aim at contributing towards a solution for the Societal Challenges that Europe is currently facing. Roland Pfau's project is one of them. Under the ...
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    Signers and non-signers universally able to distinguish verb categories in sign languages
    28 Apr 2015
    Sign languages, even those that are unrelated, encode inherent meaning components of verbs in such a way that even non-signers can extract these meanings. This is one of the surprising results of research conducted ...
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    Aanmelden Creatieve Geest Prijs 2014
    8 Oct 2013
    De Creatieve Geest Prijs 2014 wordt toegekend aan een jonge wetenschapper die met een origineel en sprankelend idee komt om eigen onderzoek uit te voeren, waarin creativiteit en de werking van de hersenen centraal ...