Multimodality

The Multimodality satellite brings together researchers from:

Postgraduate researchers:

Visiting fellows: Emilee Moore De Luca (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)

Multimodality

We use different theoretical approaches and methodologies to study the multimodality of human communication, that is, meaning made through the combined use of semiotic resources such as gesture, speech, face expression, body movement and proxemics, (still and moving) image, objects, sound and music, writing, colour, layout, and the built environment. We explore this through interdisciplinary collaboration in different areas and domains, including audio-visual translation, deaf/hearing interaction, digital environments, document design, embodiment and face-to-face interaction, educational contexts and language learning, health communication, intercultural communication, semiotics of place, and visual communication.

If you are interested in joining, please contact Elisabetta Adami at e.adami@leeds.ac.uk

For reports on our activities, see our blog Multimodality At Leeds.

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Events and News from this Satellite

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Talk by Rob Waller – abstract / bio below Rob Waller’s career has included professional practice as an information designer and academic roles...

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Speakers: Dr Jack Wilson (University of Salford) and Janet Watson (University of Leeds) Abstract: The structure of co-speech gesture closely...

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You’re invited to the following 2 research talks in multimodality, held on Tuesday 27th March, at 12pm and at 1pm, in Baines Wing SR G.40: 12-1pm: Hanem...

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Open to PhD and Postdoc researchers ELAN is software for annotating video and audio resources. It allows for complex, and...

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Some of Language@Leeds’ activity was represented at the Festival of Interdisciplinary Research, under the Culture Theme. Taking place on 3...

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