NLV Team: Introduction to Non-lexicals video

We've made a video giving an overview of what we research! You can check it out here: https://youtu.be/HpzmnBNfloY https://youtu.be/HpzmnBNfloY Scientific references: Cekaite, A., & Kvist Holm, M. (2017). The Comforting Touch: Tactile Intimacy and Talk in Managing Children’s Distress. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 50(2), 109–127. https://doi.org/10.1080/08351813.2017.1301293 Dingemanse, M. (2018). Redrawing the margins of …

Workshop report: Sound objects and non-lexicals

Written by Hannah Pelikan. Keynote Lecture on Methodology In our second workshop on October 2-4, 2019, we continued to discuss non-lexical vocalizations, which have also been termed sound objects (Reber, 2013). Elisabeth Reber from the University of Würzburg, Germany kicked off our workshop with an inspiring talk on methodological and theoretical perspectives on sound objects. …

Keevallik: Grammatical coordination of embodied action- The Estonian ja ‘and’ as a temporal coordinator of Pilates moves

Forthcoming chapter! Keevallik, L. (2020). Grammatical coordination of embodied action: The Estonian ja 'and' as a temporal coordinator of Pilates moves. In Y. Maschler, S. Pekarek Doehler, J. Lindström, & L. Keevallik (eds), Emergent syntax for conversation: Clausal patterns and the organization of action (pp.221-244). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Abstract: This paper looks at the Estonian …

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 …