IPrA2021: Wiggins & Keevallik: Lip-smacks and mealtimes

Wiggins and Keevallik are presenting the paper "Lip-smacks and the multimodal co-ordination of eating with an infant" at IPrA2021, June 27-July 2, Winterthur, Switzerland. Their paper is part of the panel "Food-in-the-making, Materiality and Sensoriality in Social Interaction", organized by Sally Wiggins & Lorenza Mondada.

Keevallik: LANSI Lecture Jan. 2021: Syntax and multimodality in pedagogical practice

Keevallik was invited to give a plenary lecture on embodied syntax at LANSI, January 15 2021. Abstract: Syntax and multimodality in pedagogical practice It is widely accepted that in order to communicate intellectual information people use language in both spoken and written form. When it comes to teaching bodily skills, however, a combination of linguistic …

Weatherall et al: Multimodality and temporality of pain displays

Weatherall et al. have a forthcoming publication in Language & Communication on pain displays with multimodal resources. The Multimodality and Temporality of Pain Displays Ann Weatherall, Leelo Keevallik, Jessica La, Tony Dowell, Maria Stubbe Abstract The present paper takes an interactional approach to the problem of communicating pain. We ask how a shared understanding of …

Wiggins & Osvaldsson Cromdal: New book on discursive psychology and embodiment! Also with chapter from Hofstetter.

Wiggins and Osvaldsson Cromdal have recently edited a volume on how the body is may be studied from a discursive psychology perspective, the study of how psychological concepts and phenomena are organized in social interaction. See especially the following chapters with contributions from the Non-lexical vocalizations team: Wiggins, S. & Osvaldsson Cromdal (2020). Bodies in …

CMD Löfgren – Mixing song and speech when proposing at opera rehearsals

Löfgren presented 'Mixing song and speech when proposing at opera rehearsals' at the Copenhagen Multimodality Day, 4 October, Copenhagen. This paper explores the interplay between aesthetic performance and social interaction by targeting suggestion sequences at an opera rehearsal. Suggestions in this setting are mostly made by the director, who is ultimately responsible for the dramatic …