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Why Great Sign Language Interpreters Are So Animated
Lydia Callis, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's sign language interpreter and new Internet star, "was expressive, but that's because she was speaking a visual language. Signers are animated not because they are bubbly and energetic, but because sign language uses face and body movements as part of its grammar." The Atlantic 11/02/12 (includes translation examples)
Posted November 6, 2012 12:27 AM




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