Only selected recent peer-reviewed presentations are listed.

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Several presentations at the Sign Language LREC workshop, see the Publication tab for the links to the papers.


Kuznetsova, A., A. Imashev, M. Mukushev, A. Sandygulova & V. Kimmelman (2021). Using Computer Vision to Analyze Non-manual Marking of Questions in KRSL. 1st International Workshop on Automatic Translation for Signed and Spoken Languages (AT4SSL). August 2, 2021

[2] Khristoforova, E. & V. Kimmelman (2021). Question-Answer pairs in Russian Sign Language: a corpus study. FEAST, June 3, 2021.


Nikitina, T., A. Bugaeva, A. Hantgan, V. Kimmelman, S. Spronck, R. Voll. (2019). Who is that speaking? Towards a typology of speech attributing devices. ALT 13, Pavia, September 4-6.

Kimmelman, V., A. Klezovich & G. Moroz (2019). Quantitative analysis of iconicity in sign languages. DGFS 41, Leipzig, March 6-8.


Oomen, M. & V. Kimmelman (2018) An agreement analysis of body-anchored verb constructions. NELS 2018, Ithaca, October 5-7.

Oomen, M. & V. Kimmelman (2018) Iconically motivated subject drop in two sign languages. SWL 2018, Paris, September 3-5.

Kimmelman, V. & E. Khristoforova (2018) On the nature of classifiers in Russian Sign Language. GLOW 41: Sign Language Syntax and Linguistic Theory, Budapest, April 14.

Börstell, C., T. Jantunen, J. Mesch, V. Kimmelman, M. Oomen & V. de Lint (2018) Transitivity prominence within and across modalities. ASAM 2018, Amsterdam, February 1-2.

Kimmelman, V., V. de Lint, C. de Vos, M. Oomen, R.Pfau, L. Vink & E.O. Aboh (2018) Non-canonical argument structure in classifier predicates in four sign languages. ASAM 2018, Amsterdam, February 1-2.


Kimmelman, V., M. Oomen & V. de Lint (2017). Overt arguments in three sign languages: A corpus study. Corpus-based approaches to sign language linguistics: Into the second decade. Birmingham, July 24.

Kimmelman, V. (2017) Null arguments, agreement, and classifiers in Russian Sign Language. FEAST, Reykjavik, June 22-23.

Kimmelman, V., R. Pfau & E.O. Aboh (2017) Event coordination in Russian Sign Language classifier predicates.” GLOW 40, Leiden, March 14-17. Kimmelman, V. (2017) Grammaticality judgements in sign language research. LSA annual meeting, Austin TX, USA, January 4-7.


Kimmelman, V., R. Pfau & E.O. Aboh (2016) Word-internal coordination in handling classifier predicates. FEAST, Venice, Sep. 1.

Kimmelman, V. (2016) Transitivity in RSL based on corpus data. 7th Workshop on the Representation and Processing of Sign Languages: Corpus Mining, Portorož, May 28 (poster).

Kimmelman, V. (2016) Question-answer pairs in the corpus of NGT. TISLR 12, Melbourne, January 4-7.

Kimmelman, V., R. Pfau & E.O. Aboh (2016) Argument structure of Russian Sign Language classifiers: insights from corpus data. TISLR 12, Melbourne, January 4-7 (poster).

2015 and earlier

Kimmelman, V. (2015) Repetition, reduplication, and doubling in Russian Sign Language. DGFS, Workshop “Exact repetition in grammar and discourse”, Leipzig, March 4.

Kimmelman, V. (2014) Weak hand holds and types of merge. Venice FEAST, Venice, June 9-11.

Kimmelman, V. (2014) Focus in Russian Sign Language.” Linguistic Evidence 2014, Tübingen, February 13-15.

Kimmelman, V. (2013) Topics in RSL and NGT: how prominent are they? TISLR 11, London, July 10-13.

Kimmelman, V. (2013) Topics in Sign Language of the Netherlands: insights from a corpus study. Workshop on Information Structure in Spoken Language Corpora. Bielefeld, June 10-12.

Kimmelman, V. (2013) Multiple tiers, multiple trees. Weak hand holds in Russian Sign Language.” Chicago Linguistic Society Meeting, Chicago, April 18-21.