Prof. dr. Gladys Tang works at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Besides her research into Hong Kong Sign Language (HKSL), she has founded a bilingual deaf school and created dictionaries and teaching materials for HKSL. She also plays an important role in stimulating sign language research in China and throughout Southeast Asia. Young deaf people from many different Asian countries are trained to be sign language professionals at her Centre for Sign Linguistics & Deaf Studies in Hong Kong.
A selection of her publications
- Mak, J., & Tang, G. (2011). Movement types, repetition, and feature organization in Hong Kong Sign Language. In R. Channon, H. van der Hulst (eds). Formational units in sign languages (pp. 315-338). Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton.
- Tang, G., Brentari, D., González, C., & Sze, F. (2010). Crosslinguistic variation in prosodic cues. In D. Brentari (ed.). Sign Languages (pp. 519-542). Cambridge, NY: Cambridge University Press.
- Tang, G., & Sze, F. Y. (2002). Nominal expressions in Hong Kong Sign Language: Does modality make a difference? In R. P. Meier, K. Cormier, & D. Quinto-Pozos (Eds.), Modality and structure in signed and spoken languages (pp. 296-320). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.