„Schau mir in die Augen: mimische Artikulationsdynamiken in der Wahrnehmung anderer als DGS-Muttersprachler“. Tagung "Sprache und Wahrnehmung", Universität Bern, Schweiz [8. Sept 2017]



 

"REAL vs. RIGHT: 'norms of authenticity' in German Sign Language (DGS)". American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference, Portland/Oregon, USA [18. March 2017]



 

"Normenemergenz in der Deutschen Gebärdensprache (DGS)": Ein DFG-Projekt. Sprachwissenschaftliche Vorträge am Institut für Germanistik in Leipzig (SPIGL), Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, with Sarah Harzer [28. Jun. 2016]



 

"With Salt and Pepper": Indexing authenticity in German Sign Language (DGS). Sociolinguistic Symposium 21, Murcia, Spain [15. Jun. 2016]



 

Das DFG-Projekt "Normenemergenz in der Deutschen Gebärdensprache (DGS)": Ein Werksbericht. Landesdolmetscherzentrale für Gebärdensprache (LDZ) & Gehörlosenzentrum Zwickau e.V., Zwickau, Germany, with Sarah Reinhold [11. Dez. 2015]



 

Methodische Aspekte der Erforschung von Normenemergenz in der Deutschen Gebärdensprache (DGS). Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal, Magdeburg, Germany [26. Nov. 2015]



 

Normen-Entstehung in der Deutschen Gebärdensprache (DGS). Institut für Germanistik, Arbeitskreis Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaften (ask), Universität Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany [18. Nov. 2015]



 

Emerging Norms: Reconstructing Enregisterment Processes in German Sign Language, "Crossing linguistic and modal boundaries - new approaches to Sociolinguistics", Workshop, Hanover, Germany [20-21 Nov 2014]



 

Regionale Variation in der Deutschen Gebärdensprache (DGS): mikro-regionale Perspektiven am Beispiel Sachsen, Universität Leipzig, Germany [18 June 2013]

 

Bridging the Chasm? Applied Linguistic Perspectives on Deaf Children’s Communicative Competence, Performance and Conceptualization of Language as Obstacle, individual paper at the American Association for Applied Linguistics 2013 Conference, Dallas, Texas, USA, with Rachel Rosenstock [16-19 March 2013]


 

Schools and signs and dialects: what’s the link? Invited paper at the Sign Language Colloquium, Radboud University, Nijmegen, NL, with Rachel Rosenstock [21 November 2012]


 

Schools, dialects and school dialects: New perspectives on regional variation in German Sign Language, paper presented at the Sociolinguistic Symposium 19, Berlin, Germany, with Rachel Rosenstock  [22 August 2012]


 

Sign Language Interpreters as Language Planners?, invited workshop taught at the first European Conference for Students of Sign Language Interpreting (ESOSLI), Zwickau, Germany [18 May 2012]


 

Ich sehe was, was Du verstehst? Gebärdensprachen in Europa, invited presentation at the 2. Language Congress of the Saxon Adult Education Centres (Volkshochschule), Leipzig, Germany [24 September 2011]


 

Faking it or fighting it? Deaf tutors’ views on sign language standardisation, invited paper presented at the EdSign33 group, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK [20 May 2009]


 

Knowing when to stop: idealism vs. pragmatism in real life research, invited seminar taught at the Postgraduate research seminar series at the International Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies (ISLanDS), UCLAN, UK [11 March 2009]


 

Gleiche Gebärdensprache für alle?, invited paper presented at the University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal, Magdeburg, Germany [14 May 2008]


 

Leave my language alone! Perspectives on Sign Language Standardisation, paper presented at the Sociolinguistic Symposium 17, Amsterdam, NL [5 April 2008]


 

Hands off my language! Perspectives on Sign Language Standardisation, Social Work Department Research Seminar, UCLAN, UK [6 Dec 2007]


 

Hands off my language! Aspects of the investigation of Sign Language Standardisation, invited presentation at the Postgraduate research seminar series at the International Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies (ISLanDS), UCLAN, UK [28 Nov 2007]


 

Lost in Translation? – Perspectives on Sign language Standardisation, invited presentation at the Centre for Deaf Studies, Bristol, UK [1 June 2007]


 

Setting standards for Change? – Perspectives on Sign language Standardisation, invited presentation at the departmental research seminar, Dept of Education and Social Science, UCLAN, UK [21 March 2007]


 

Language as Territory: Power and Pragmatism in Sign Language Communities, BAAL Conference, Bristol, UK  [17 September 2005, with G H Turner]


 

Gebärden Frauen größer? Sozio-Phonetische Aspekte der Deutschen Gebärdensprache, Keynote address at the Annual Conference of Sign Language Interpreting Students in Magdeburg, Germany [21 May 2005]