09-12 October 2017


Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)

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The aims of the SIGN8 conference are:


  • To broaden the international research base in sign language linguistics and Deaf Studies, and the potential for transnational cooperation.
  • To bring together experienced researchers and promising junior researchers in the areas of sign languages and Deaf Studies at an international level.
  • To include a special regional focus on Brazil as part of the conference.
  • To provide full accessibility to the conference for Deaf sign language users.
  • To combine academic presentations with other creative workshop formats.