Founding Editor

    William C. Stokoe


    David F. Armstrong, Gallaudet University

    Editorial Board

    Benjamin Bahan
    Gallaudet University

    Douglas Baynton
    University of Iowa

    John D. Bonvillian
    University of Virginia

    Mary Brennan
    University of Edinburgh

    Karen Emmorey
    Salk Institute for Biological Studies

    Carol Erting
    Gallaudet University

    Tom Humphries
    University of California, San Diego

    Robert E. Johnson
    Gallaudet University

    Adam Kendon
    University of Pennsylvania

    Barbara J. King
    College of William and Mary

    Christopher Krentz
    University of Virginia

    Harlan Lane
    Northeastern University

    Scott K. Liddell
    Gallaudet University

    Ceil Lucas
    Gallaudet University

    Susan Mather
    Gallaudet University

    David McNeill
    University of Chicago

    Laura Ann Petitto
    McGill University

    Sarah Taub
    Gallaudet University

    Takashi Torigoe
    Hyogo University

    John Vickrey Van Cleve
    Gallaudet University

    Virginia Volterra
    Istituto di Psicologia, CNR

    Phyllis Perrin Wilcox
    University of New Mexico

    Sherman Wilcox
    University of New Mexico

    Editorial Scope

    Sign Language Studies publishes a wide range of original scholarly articles and essays relevant to signed languages and signing communities. The journal provides a forum for the dissemination of important ideas and opinions concerning these languages and the communities who use them. Topics of interest include linguistics, anthropology, semiotics, Deaf culture, and Deaf history and literature. While the journal is especially interested in work concerning Deaf communities, signed languages used by hearing people are also of interest. Manuscripts and books for review should be submitted to the Editor, c/o Gallaudet University Press, 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002-3695, following the guidelines outlined in the back of the journal.