Ideophones and non-lexicals: Inaugural workshop

Our first workshop welcomes Prof. Mark Dingemanse and Prof. Richard Ogden to Linköping to compare ideophones and non-lexical vocalizations, and to discuss conventionalization and context of use. We will examine data in a multitude of settings, including interactions with robots, mealtimes, and classrooms. The workshop runs November 28th to November 30th. A report of the …

Vocal practices and embodiment

One of the essential assets of human beings is our ability to coordinate action and collaborate in shared tasks. This project studies vocal practices for achieving embodied coordination in real time, with a focus on non-lexical but nevertheless communicative vocalizations, such as ugh, aargh. Targeting the liminal boundary between body and language, individual voice and …