Presentations

2020

ASL Linguistics for SLPs

Leah C. Geer. Invited Webinar for Language First. 13 September 2020

Leah Geer Zarchy. Poster shared at the Relation-Centered Education Network Conference. Sacramento State, Sacramento, CA. Online conference 6-8 June 2020

Leah Geer Zarchy. Poster included in the digital program for the 26th Annual Multicultural Education Conference. Sacramento State, Sacramento, CA. 25 April 2020.

Leah Geer Zarchy. Accepted at the California Educators of the Deaf (Cal-ED) 2020 Conference, Fremont, CA. Originally set for March 20-22, 2020 but postponed until Fall 2020 (date TBD) as a result of COVID-19.



2019

Leah Geer. Presented at the Multicultural Education Conference. Sacramento State, Sacramento, CA , March 30, 2019


2018

Leah Geer & Razi Zarchy. Presented at the Multicultural Education Conference. Sacramento State, Sacramento, CA , April 21, 2018


2017


Leah Geer. Presented at the Multicultural Education Conference. Sacramento State, Sacramento, CA , February 25, 2017

Leah Geer & Jonathan Keane. Presented at the 91st meeting of the Linguistics Society of America (LSA), Austin, TX, January 5-8, 2017


2016

Leah Geer & Jonathan Keane. Presented at the High Desert Linguistics Society (HDLS) Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, November 13th, 2016

Improving fingerspelling comprehension in L2 learners through explicit phonetic instruction

Leah Geer. Presented as part of the Vl2 lecture series, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC, October 14th, 2016

Improving fingerspelling comprehension in second language learners of ASL.

Leah Geer and Jonathan Keane. Presented at the Texas Language Education Research (TexLER) Conference, San Antonio, TX. February 19-20, 2016

Jonathan Keane and Leah Geer. Presented at TISLR 12, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. January 5, 2016


2015

Poster presented at the iSLC Conference: Eighth Annual Inter-Science of Leaning Center Student and Post-Doc Conference San Diego, CA. June, 2015.


2014

Sign Language and Cultural Etiquette: Essential Skills for Working with Deaf People.

Workshop to be presented at the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) conference. Tampa, Florida. October, 2014

Essential Etiquette for Communicating with Deaf People in American Sign Language: Foundations for Linguistically and Culturally Competent Social Work Practice.

Workshop to be presented at the National Association of Social Workers: Texas Conference. San Marcos, TX. October, 2014

Exploring factors that contribute to successful fingerspelling comprehension.

Presented at Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC `14). Reykjavík, Iceland. May, 2014

Holds or Transitions: Which Is More Important?

Presented at CLS 50, Chicago, IL, April 10-12, 2014


2013

A cross-linguistic examination of the Symmetry & Dominance Constraints.

Presented at the 10th meeting of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT). Leipzig, Germany. August, 2013

Presented at the 87th Linguistic Society of American (LSA) Annual Meeting 2013. Boston, MA. Jan 3-6, 2013


2012

A cross-linguistic examination of the Symmetry & Dominance Constraints.

Presented at the 10th meeting of the High Desert Linguistics Society (HDLS). Albuquerque, NM. November, 2012

Linking an ID-gloss database of ASL with child language corpora.

Presented at The 5th Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages: Interactions between Corpus and Lexicon at Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC `12). Istanbul, Turkey. May, 2012

Sources of variation in Mongolian Sign Language.

SALSA XX, Austin, TX. April, 2012

Initial Handshape Frequency in a small database of ASL signs.

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language (M.A.L.). University of Texas at Austin; Austin TX, February 2012


2011

The point of pointing: Acquisition of ASL pronouns in adult learners.

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Language (M.A.L.). University of Texas at Austin; Austin TX, November 2011


2010

Kinship in Mongolian Sign Language.

Presented at the 3L Summer School for Language Documentation and Description Student Conference. Leiden, The Netherlands. July 2010

Language Attitudes in Signers of Mongolian Sign Language.

Gallaudet University. Washington, DC. May, 2010

Anatomical Markedness in Handshape Acquisition: Is that the full story?

University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba. April, 2010