Publications based on our research (open access)

Emery, S. D., & Iyer, S. (2021). Deaf migration through an intersectionality lens. Disability & Society, 1-22. LINK

Moriarty, E., & Kusters, A. (2021). Deaf cosmopolitanism: calibrating as a moral process. International Journal of Multilingualism, 18(2), 285-302. LINK

Kusters, A. (2021). International Sign and American Sign Language as Different Types of Global Deaf Lingua Francas. Sign Language Studies, 21(4), 391-426. LINK

Kusters, A. (2020). The tipping point: On the use of signs from American Sign Language in International Sign. Language & Communication, 75, 51-68. LINK

Moriarty, E. (2020). “Sign to me, not the children”: Ideologies of language contamination at a deaf tourist site in Bali. Language & Communication, 74, 195-203. LINK

Moriarty, E. (2020). Filmmaking in a linguistic ethnography of deaf tourist encounters. Sign Language Studies, 20(4), 572-594. LINK

Kusters, A., & De Meulder, M. (2019). Language Portraits: Investigating Embodied Multilingual and Multimodal Repertoires. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 20(3). LINK

Publications on our framework and methodology

Kusters, A. & Lucas, C. (2022) Emergence and Evolutions: Introducing Sign Language Sociolinguistics. Journal of Sociolinguistics 26 (1), p. 84-98. LINK

Kusters, A. (2021). Introduction: the semiotic repertoire: assemblages and evaluation of resources. International Journal of Multilingualism, 18(2), 183-189. LINK

Kusters, A., & Hou, L. (2020). Linguistic Ethnography and Sign Language Studies. Sign Language Studies, 20(4), 561-571. LINK

Friedner, M. & Kusters, A. (2020) Deaf Anthropology. Annual Review of Anthropology 49, 31-47.

Kusters, A.; Green, E. M.; Moriarty Harrelson, E.; Snoddon, K. (2020) Sign Language Ideologies in Practice. Mouton de Gruyter / Ishara Press.

Kusters, A. (2020). Deaf Studies as a Transformed and Transformational Field: Inspirations Across Disciplines and Nations. Deaf Studies Digital Journal 5. LINK

Kusters, A.; Green, E. M.; Moriarty Harrelson, E.; Snoddon, K. (2020). ‘Sign Language Ideologies: Practices and Politics.’ In: Kusters, Annelies; Green, E. Mara; Moriarty Harrelson, Erin; Snoddon, Kristin. (Eds). Sign Language Ideologies in Practice. Mouton de Gruyter / Ishara Press. LINK

Kusters, A. (2019) Special Issue: Deaf and hearing signers’ multimodal and translingual practices. Applied Linguistics Review 10(1).

De Meulder, M., Kusters, A., Moriarty, E., & Murray, J. J. (2019). Describe, don’t prescribe. The practice and politics of translanguaging in the context of deaf signers. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1-15. LINK