Search for dissertations about: "Olivier Le Guen"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Olivier Le Guen.

  1. 1. A comparative study of Yucatec Maya Sign Languages

    Author : Josefina Safar; Johanna Mesch; Olivier Le Guen; Victoria Nyst; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Yucatec Maya Sign Language; Yucatec Maya; Mexico; Mesoamerica; shared sign language; village sign language; language emergence; language evolution; sociolinguistic variation; gesture-sign interface; grammaticalisation; lexicalisation; cardinal numbers; size-and-shape specifiers; translanguaging; noun-verb distinction; Linguistics; lingvistik;

    Abstract : In my dissertation, I focus on the documentation and comparison of indigenous sign languages in Yucatán, Mexico. I conducted fieldwork in four Yucatec Maya communities with a high incidence of deafness. READ MORE