MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series 2022-2023

Elisabetta Adami (University of Leeds School of Languages, Cultures and Societies), Sophia Diamantopoulou (UCL Institute of Education), Eva Insulander and Eva Svärdemo Åberg (Stockholm University, Dept. of Education) are pleased to invite you to a series of jointly organized talks on multimodality. MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series is a joint initiative for researchers across the world who … Continue reading MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series 2022-2023

Multimodality Reading Group meeting, Thursday 30 June

We are pleased to invite you to our next meeting of the multimodality reading group on Thursday 30 June. Please use this link (https://24timezones.com/difference) to check the time difference. Time: Thursday, 30 June, 2022, 13:00-14:00 (BST) The reading material for this meeting is: Sungwoo Kim & In Chull Jang (2022) A trajectory of a mediational means in protest: the hand … Continue reading Multimodality Reading Group meeting, Thursday 30 June

Multimodality Talks Series: Ageism, sexism and semiotic representation

Day:  27 May 2022 Time: 12:00 – 13:30 BST Place: online Speaker: Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard, University of Birmingham, UK To watch the recorded talk, see here:https://ucl.zoom.us/rec/play/LyTuC6kRwfi37IubPuRHAR7W7vXDDQgW8wfoa5I1xFS17QDMDVJe3DXRC1Yuioaa3XPt00I3S2T-CVsd.Hv6IvG-EkDfT-PSa Abstract: Semiotic regimes are the ways in which semiotic practices are regulated in specific contexts. They include codification, tradition, expertise, role models and technology. They also apply to semiotic production as well as to semiotic … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: Ageism, sexism and semiotic representation

Multimodality Talks Series: Multimodality and recognition as social and epistemological forces in learning and education

Day: 10 June 2022 Time: 12:00 – 13:30 BST Place: online Speaker: Professor Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard To watch the recorded talk, see here: https://video.su.se/media/Fredrik+Lindstrand_MMT/0_0b63u28f Abstract: In this talk I will use ‘recognition’ and ‘to recognize’ as starting points for a series of reflections on social and epistemological aspects related to learning and education that I have found important in various research … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: Multimodality and recognition as social and epistemological forces in learning and education

Multimodality Reading Group meeting, Thursday 26 May

We are pleased to invite you to our next meeting of the multimodality reading group on Thursday 26 May. Please use this link (https://24timezones.com/difference) to check the time difference. Time: Thursday, 26 May, 2022, 13:00-14:00 (BST) The reading materials for this meeting are: Lim, F.V., & Toh, W. (2022). Developing a Metafunctional Framework for Understanding the Design of Educational Apps. … Continue reading Multimodality Reading Group meeting, Thursday 26 May

Multimodality Talks Series: The affordance of affordance in multimodality

Day:  13 May 2022 Time: 14:00 – 15:30 BST Place: online Speaker: Jeff Bezemer, UCL Institute of Education To watch the recorded talk, see here:https://ucl.zoom.us/rec/play/H715XAXjlgd95LHeG-lrBORv1_flTemR3j-7mZIblcIQ4tboe4cPegPjfB7Rnx58sjygx9gwFDPSAlaM.yRPeP-glFkalHXxI In this talk, Professor Bezemer will present a critical review of the notion of affordance and explore its origins, uptake, transformation and application in the field of multimodality. Multimodalists have widely adopted the term to refer … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: The affordance of affordance in multimodality

Multimodality Talks Series: The multimodal construction of interculturality, authenticity and authority in YouTube videos

Day:  Apr 29, 2022 Time: 12:00 – 13:30 BST Place: online Speaker: Jenifer Ho, City University of Hong Kong To attend the talk please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/multimodality-talks-series-jenifer-ho-tickets-247167533747 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 number of people turning to YouTube … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: The multimodal construction of interculturality, authenticity and authority in YouTube videos

Multimodality Talks Series: Transformations of representations of force: Meaning-making about Newton’s third law in a primary classroom

Day:  March 25, 2022 Time: 12:00 – 13:30 GMT Place: online Speaker: Kristina Danielsson, Linnaeus University, Sweden To attend the talk please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/multimodality-talks-series-kristina-danielsson-tickets-254562442117 Abstract T.B.A. soon. You’ll receive the link to join the meeting upon registration.

Multimodality Talks Series: Implications of Multimodal Theories on Research Design: Researching Wine Labels

Day:  11 March 2022 Time: 14:00 – 15:30 GMT Place: online Speaker: Frank Serafini, Arizona State University, USA To watch the recorded talk, see here: https://ucl.zoom.us/rec/play/mXdA79K-6yUzGtNXfaTtzYaG0qMMbI33dEc5KHgEZHjZX7p6kCsvBJzk-RNi4wliR1kJD5OEGRMFOMMO.pIxLga-TbXDtippR About this event This seminar will focus on exploring the connections among theoretical orientations and research designs using several research studies on the semiotic resources and ideological contexts of wine labels as examples. … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: Implications of Multimodal Theories on Research Design: Researching Wine Labels