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March 23, 2005

Deaf Student Teaches UNM Linguistics Classes

From: UNM - Mar 23, 2005

Contact : Erin Wilkinson 277-6353
Media Contact : Sari Krosinsky 277-5813, Carolyn Gonzales 277-5920

March 23, 2005

Wilkinson explores, compares world's sign languages

Language. At the center of human life, it shapes and is shaped by everyday experiences. Erin Wilkinson, University of New Mexico doctoral student and teaching assistant in linguistics, is working on several projects in the study of language, especially sign languages, around the world. Her work has garnered recognition through several scholarships, including a Fulbright Scholarship for a comparative study on American and Italian Sign Languages. Additionally, two of her papers have been published. Full story at: