Multimodality Talks Series: Arguing with numbers in digital multimodal dialogue

Day:  Fri, December 9, 2022 Time: 12:30– 14:30 GMT Place: online Speaker: Sumin Zhao & Chris Cummins, University of Edinburgh To attend the talk, please register here Abstract Statistical data—death tolls, hospitalisation rates, vaccination rates, R-numbers—have played a prominent role in Covid-19 discourses. Numbers are foregrounded in government briefings and news reporting, shaping public debates on pandemic measures … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: Arguing with numbers in digital multimodal dialogue

Multimodality Talks Series: Multimodality and mathematisation: Different communicational resources in relation to mathematisations within and outside the math classroom

Day:  Fri, November 25, 2022 Time: 12:00 – 13:30 GMT Place: online Speaker: Professor Lisa Björklund Boistrup, Malmö University To watch the recorded talk, please see here Abstract:  In this talk I will elaborate on mathematisation and roles of different communicational resources, mainly drawing on a multimodal social semiotic perspective. On one hand, the notion that mathematics may … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: Multimodality and mathematisation: Different communicational resources in relation to mathematisations within and outside the math classroom

Multimodality Talks Series: Integrating multimodal and digital literacies in language education

Day:  Fri, 11 November 2022 Time: 12:00 – 13:30 GMT Place: online Speaker: Bessie Mitsikopoulou, Professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece To watch the recorded talk, please see here Abstract Drawing on research presented in my recent book Digital Media in Foreign Language Education (Pedio Publishers, 2022), in this … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: Integrating multimodal and digital literacies in language education

Multimodality Talks Series: Studying data visualization as a social and semiotic practice

Day:  Fri, October 28, 2022 Time: 12:00– 14:00 BST Place: online Speaker: Martin Engebretsen, University of Agder To watch the recorded talk, please see here Abstract: Data visualizations represent a composite mode with increasing impact in society. We find colorful, often animated and interactive, visual representations of (often big) numerical data in journalism and PR, in governmental campaigns and … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: Studying data visualization as a social and semiotic practice

Multimodality Talks Series: Organizational semiotics: practices and products

Day:  14th October 2022 Time: 9:30-11:00 BST Place: online Speaker: Prof Theo van Leeuwen To watch the recorded talk, please see here Abstract: The paper will introduce the emerging area of organizational semiotics, sketching its origins in collaborations between social semioticians and scholars from the field of organization and management studies, and outlining its agenda The organizational semiotic approach … Continue reading Multimodality Talks Series: Organizational semiotics: practices and products

MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series 2022-2023

MULTIMODALITY TALKS Series is a joint initiative for researchers across the world who are interested in multimodality. It aims to provide a platform for dialogue for advancing multimodal research across disciplines. Multimodality draws attention to how meaning is made through the combined use of semiotic resources such as gesture, speech, face expression, body movement and … 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