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Speech, Gesture, Bodily Stance, Graphics, Music, and Media: Studying Multimodal Communication in a Massive Dataset

Date: Tue. March 18th, 2014, 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

A Baker-Nord Faculty Work-in-Progress

411_Mark_Turner_06Human communication is multimodal, involving language, co-speech gesture, interpersonal interaction, audiovisual components, media, and technology. Our views of traditional texts have only just begun to include examples of multimodal communication. Professor Turner’s talk will look at theoretical and empirical aspects of computer-assisted research on a massive multimodal corpus of human language and communication.





About the speaker

Mark Turner

Mark Turner is Institute Professor and Professor of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University. He is Founding Director of the Cognitive Science Network; Co-Director of the Distributed Little Red Hen Lab; Founding President of the Myrifield Institute for Cognition and the Arts; Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the National Humanities Center, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University, the Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the New England Institute for Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Psychology, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute for the Science of Origins; Extraordinary Member of the Humanwissenschaftliches Zentrum der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat; External Research Professor of the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study.




Additional Resources

Click HERE for Turner’s faculty page.

Click HERE for Turner’s home page.

Click HERE for information on the Distributed Little Red Hen Lab.

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