Publications

EDITED VOLUMES

De Meulder, Maartje, Joseph J. Murray, and Rachel McKee (2019) The Legal Recognition of Sign Languages: Advocacy and Outcomes Around the World. Multilingual Matters.

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Kusters, Annelies, Maartje De Meulder, and Dai O’Brien (2017) Innovations in Deaf Studies: The Role of Deaf Scholars. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Under review

De Meulder, Maartje, and Birnie, Ingeborg. Language diaries as a research method in the study of language use and language choice: the case of Flemish Sign Language and Scottish Gaelic. Submitted May 2019.

In preparation

De Meulder, Maartje. (forthcoming 2019). Transformations in Deaf Studies. Implications for sign language policy, revitalization and rights. Deaf Studies Digital Journal.

De Meulder, Maartje, and Snoddon, Kristin. (to appear 2020). Special issue on ideologies in sign language vitality and revitalisation. Language & Communication.

In press

Kusters, Annelies, and De Meulder, Maartje. Language portraits: investigating embodied multilingual and multimodal repertoires. Forum Qualitative Social Research.

Published

De Meulder, Maartje, and Haualand, Hilde. Sign language interpreting services: A quick fix for inclusion? (Open Access) Translation and Interpreting Studies. First published online, 6 September 2019.

De Meulder, Maartje; Kusters, Annelies; Moriarty, Erin, and Murray, Joseph J. (2019). Describe, don’t prescribe. The Practice and Politics of Translanguaging in the Context of Deaf Signers. (Open Access) Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. Published online 21 March 2019.

De Meulder, Maartje, Napier, Jemina, and Stone, Christopher. (2018). Designated or preferred? A deaf academic and two signed language interpreters working together for a PhD defense: A case study of best practice. (Open Access) International Journal of Interpreter Education, 10(2).

Murray, Joseph J., Kristin Snoddon, Maartje De Meulder, and Kathryn Underwood (2018) Intersectional Inclusion for Deaf Learners: Moving Beyond General Comment no. 4 on Article 24 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. International Journal of Inclusive Education.

De Meulder, Maartje (2018) “So, why do you sign?” Deaf and hearing new signers, their motivation, and revitalisation policies for sign languages. Applied Linguistics Review (ahead of print).

Murray, Joseph J., De Meulder, Maartje, and Delphine le Maire (2018) An Education in Sign Language as a Human Right? The Sensory Exception in the Legislative History and Ongoing Interpretation of Article 24 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Human Rights Quarterly, 40(1), 37-60.

De Meulder, Maartje, Eduard Werner, and Danny De Weerdt (2017) Comparing Minority Languages – a Case Study of Flemish Sign Language and Upper Sorbian. European Journal of Minority Studies, 10(3), 285-321.

De Meulder, Maartje, and Joseph J. Murray (2017) Buttering their Bread on Both Sides? The Recognition of Sign Languages and the Aspirations of Deaf Communities. Language Problems and Language Planning, 41(2), 136-158.

De Meulder, Maartje (2017) The influence of deaf people’s dual category status on sign language planning: The British Sign Language (Scotland) Act 2015. Current Issues in Language Planning, 18(2), 215-232.

De Meulder, Maartje (2016) Promotion in Times of Endangerment: The Sign Language Act in Finland. Language Policy, 16(2), 189-208.

De Meulder, Maartje (2015) A Barking Dog That Never Bites? The British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill. Sign Language Studies, 15(4), 446-472.

De Meulder, Maartje (2015) The Legal Recognition of Sign Languages. Sign Language Studies, 15(4), 498-506.

CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES

De Meulder, Maartje, Joseph J. Murray and Rachel McKee (2019) Introduction: The Legal Recognition of Sign Languages. Advocacy and Outcomes Around the World. In The Legal Recognition of Sign Languages. Advocacy and Outcomes Around the World, ed. by Maartje De Meulder, Joseph J. Murray and Rachel McKee. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

De Meulder, Maartje, Joseph J. Murray and Rachel McKee (2019) Epilogue: Claiming Multiple Positionalities: Lessons from the First Two Decades of Sign Language Recognition. In The Legal Recognition of Sign Languages. Advocacy and Outcomes Around the World, ed. by Maartje De Meulder, Joseph J. Murray and Rachel McKee. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

De Meulder, Maartje, and Thierry Haesenne (2019) A Belgian Compromise? Recognising French-Belgian Sign Language and Flemish Sign Language. In The Legal Recognition of Sign Languages. Advocacy and Outcomes Around the World, ed. by Maartje De Meulder, Joseph J. Murray and Rachel McKee. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

De Meulder, Maartje, Verena Krausneker, Graham H. Turner, and John Bosco Conama (2018) Sign Language Communities. In The Handbook of Minority Languages and Communities, ed. by Gabrielle Hogan-Brun and Bernadette O’Rourke. Palgrave Macmillan.

De Meulder, Maartje (2017) The Emergence of a Deaf Academic Professional Class during the British Deaf Resurgence. In Innovations in Deaf Studies: The Role of Deaf Scholars, ed. by Annelies Kusters, Maartje De Meulder, and Dai O’Brien. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kusters, Annelies, De Meulder, Maartje, and Dai O’Brien (2017) Innovations in Deaf Studies. Critically Mapping the Field. In Innovations in Deaf Studies: The Role of Deaf Scholars, ed. Annelies Kusters, Maartje De Meulder, and Dai O’Brien. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

De Meulder, Maartje. (2016) Naar een nieuwe interpretatie van het begrip ‘inclusief onderwijs’. Artikel 24 van het VN Verdrag inzake de Rechten van Personen met een Handicap en dove gebarentaligen. In Disability Studies in de Lage Landen, ed. by Geert Van Hove, Alice Schippers, Mieke Cardol, and Elisabeth De Schauwer, 201-228. Antwerpen: Garant Uitgeverij.

De Meulder, Maartje (2015) Sign Language Recognition: Tensions between Specificity and Universalism in International Deaf Discourses. In It’s a Small World. International Deaf Spaces and Encounters, ed. by Annelies Kusters and Michele Friedner, 160-172. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press.

Van Herreweghe, Mieke, Maartje De Meulder, and Myriam Vermeerbergen. (2015) From Erasure to Recognition (and Back Again?): the Case of Flemish Sign Language. In The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies in Language: Research, Policy and Practice, ed. by Mark Marschark and Patricia Elisabeth Spencer, 45-61. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

De Meulder, Maartje (2014) The UNCRPD and Sign Language Peoples. In UNCRPD Implemenation – A Deaf Perspective. Article 29: Participation in Political and Public Life, ed. by Annika Pabsch, 12-28. Brussels: European Union of the Deaf.

De Meulder, Maartje, and Isabelle Heyerick (2013) (Deaf) Interpreters on Television: Challenging Power and Responsibility. In Sign Language Research, Uses and Practices. Crossing Views on theoretical and applied sign language linguistics, ed. by Laurence Meurant, Aurélie Sinte, Mieke Van Herreweghe and Myriam Vermeerbergen, 111-136. De Gruyter Mouton.

De Meulder, Maartje (2012) Het Decreet Houdende de Erkenning van de Vlaamse Gebarentaal: een Evaluatie. In Gebarentaal Zegt Alles, ed. by Goedele De Clerck. Leuven: Acco Uitgeverij.

PEER REVIEWED WORKING PAPERS

Kusters, Annelies, Maartje De Meulder, Michele Friedner, and Steve Emery (2015) On “diversity” and “inclusion”: exploring paradigms for Sign Language Peoples’ rights. MMG Working Paper 15-02.