Multimodality

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The multimodal construction of interculturality, authenticity and authority in YouTube videos Dr Jenifer Ho, City University of Hong Kong [Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/multimodality-talks-series-jenifer-ho-tickets-247167533747 and you’ll receive a zoom link.] Abstract YouTube is increasingly used as a platform for knowledge sharing and construction. This trend is reinforced and popularised by the COVID-19 pandemic which results in an increasing…
This meeting was proposed by Liling Siew, aiming at obtaining a review of multimodal research and discussing some basic concepts of social semiotics. The reading materials for this meeting are: Glossary from Van Leeuwen, T. (1999). Speech, Music, Sound. London: Macmillan. Appendix from Hodge, R. and Kress, G. (1988). Social Semiotics. Cambridge: Polity Press. Book chapter: Adami, E….
Register for the event at https://www.eventbrite.se/e/chiao-i-tseng-emilia-djonov-discourse-semantics-of-time-and-tickets-132782256303 and you’ll receive a link to attend the talk Dr Chiao-I Tseng, University of Bremen, Germany and Dr. Emilia Djonov, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia Abstract: In this talk, we present an analytical approach to children’s interpretations of time in filmic and interactive narratives. This is part of our ongoing collaborative research…
Join us for our next session in the Multimodality Talks Series: When: 14th May 2021 12.00-1.30pm GMT Time Where: Register for the event at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/najma-al-zidjali-covid-19-whatsapp-stickers-as-public-signs-in-oman-tickets-132315885375 and you’ll receive a link to attend the talk Covid-19 WhatsApp Stickers as Public Signs in Oman Dr Najma Al Zidjaly, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Abstract: In this paper, I…
Speaker: Prof. Carey Jewitt, UCL Knowledge Lab, University College London, UK Where: Online – Register for the event at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/carey-jewitt-intouch-digital-touch-communication-tickets-132313319701 and you’ll be sent a link to attend the talk  Abstract Touch is at the vanguard of advanced digital communication: technologies are being designed to digitally re-mediate touch in ways that simulate, stretch, and/or reconfigure…
Professor Kobus Marais, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa  Abstract:  In translation studies, African contexts have not only been underrepresented (Chibamba2018), but they have also largely been limited to postcolonial theoretical constructs (e.g.Bandia 2007; Meintjies & Inggs 2010; Kruger 2012; Naude 2017 [in bible translation]). It is only recently that African has been receiving more attention – and…
Join us for our next session in the Multimodality Talks Series: Speaker: Prof. Yiqiong ZHANG, Center for Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, PRC. Register for the event at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/yiqiong-zhang-the-same-pandemic-different-panmemic-multimodality-talk-tickets-132285474415 and you’ll be sent a link to attend the talk  Abstract In May 2020, semioticians across the world have joined together to launch…
Janina Wildfeuer, University of Groningen Abstract CPR, the Heimlich maneuver, or methods such as checking the pulse and securing the head and neck are important life-saving procedures that everyone should know when involved in emergency situations. How to follow the necessary steps and perform urgent measures is therefore communicated in first-aid instructions in the form…
Talk by Staffan Selander and Eva Insulander (Stockholm University, Sweden)  Online event. Registration required via the Eventbrite link below.  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/multimodality-talks-knowledge-representations-and-re-designs-in-museums-tickets-136335016705 This talk explores knowledge representations and (re-)designs in museum contexts. It focuses on a few examples from ongoing and previous projects, where we have examined museum representations and designs in relation to the new role for…
Join us for the next online session of Multimodality Talks featuring Professor Øystein Gilje (UiO), Professor Henning Fjørtoft (NTNU), Post doc Eli Tronsmo (UiO), research fellow Åslaug Bjerke (UiO), associate professor Line Ingulfsen (USN) and associate professor Sigrid Ørevik (UiB) on ‘Assessment practices of multimodal compositions’ Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/multimodality-talks-assessment-practices-of-multimodal-compositions-tickets-135923824819 In this seminar we present the project Multimodal…