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FEAST 2020 Online: Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory

Practical information
25 June 2020

FEAST 2020

Online, June 23-25th 2020



Due to the public health hazard in the world, FEAST 2020 will be held online !
Hong Kong is planning to host FEAST in 2021. 

  • NEW VENUE: ONLINE ! Come here, to the FEAST 2020: Paris website. You can access all the talks and posters on the Program's page.
  • Don't forget to register to receive the access link for live Question/Answer times.
  • NEW CONFERENCE DATES: 23 - 25 June, 2020
  • PRESENTATION LANGUAGES: IS/ASL and English. Interpretation between the languages will be provided.

The eighth meeting of the "Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign language Theory" (FEAST) colloquium will take place online on June 23-25, 2020.

FEAST is the official conference of the research project “The Sign Hub: Preserving, Researching and Fostering the Linguistic, Historical and Cultural Heritage of European Deaf Signing Communities with an Integral Resource” (2016-2020) funded by the European Commission within the Horizon 2020 programme (

FEAST is a regular forum to discuss formal approaches to sign language grammar (in particular in the generative tradition), experimental approaches to sign languages, and their interaction. 

Conference Dates

June 23-25, 2020


On the FEAST website


ISL/ASL and English

Deadline for Submission

February 23, 2020 (23:30 Paris time)

March 4, 2020 (11:59pm Paris time)

The call for papers is closed

Notification of acceptance/rejection: April 25th, 2020

Conference Fee

There is no registration fees, however, you have to register by filling the following form so that we can send you all infos and links necessary to follow the conference fully: REGISTER-LINK