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Deaf Linguist Mama. 📸-er. 👉/she/they lastname /hoʊkˌsæŋ/ #ASLSignbank #GlossGesang #EmboxedDiscourse #MoLoASL #O5S5ASL #MamaBrain #NoParticularOrderMostDays
Jan 18, 2021 13 tweets 7 min read
This open letter to the Springer Editors has been emailed to the editors in response to a chapter that included offensive language and highly problematic claims about deaf communities and signed languages

cc: @SpringerEng @SpringerNature Thank you to all who contributed, gave feedback and signed, which are too many to be tagged 😳! About 200 signatures. AND over the weekend AND during these apocarevolutiondemic days?!? Wow it’s things like these that keep me working...
Jan 16, 2021 4 tweets 1 min read
Appreciative of everyone's mutual dislike and with the support of some of you, I've got a draft in progress for the editors. Let me know if you want me to add you to the letter. I will send the letter to the editors by Monday morning (January 18, 2021) 10 AM EST. So let me know by then.
Aug 24, 2020 22 tweets 10 min read
Emboxed Discourse Musings. A thread...


#EmboxedDiscourse Our new normal these days as we’re Zooming means we're living part of our lives in boxes. We’re having meetings and classes and happy hour on Zoom. Our discourse is being shaped by these boxes we’re appearing in, hence...

Emboxed discourse


Dec 8, 2019 24 tweets 13 min read
Presented "Sign Language Description: A Deaf Retrospective & Application of Best Practices from Language Documentation" shwca.se/DeafLing for #SSLL2019 I appreciated the space to start a dialogue about how us who work w signed languages can reflect on our research practices Part of what I discussed included "open access" - sharing information online freely and immediately. In that spirit, I'm creating a thread that outlines my presentation. I will be submitting an article for the journal linked to #SSLL2019 too. So here goes! CAUTION: LONG thread.