LINGUIST List 26.1472

Tue Mar 17 2015

Confs: Applied Ling; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Text/Corpus Ling/Italy

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 15-Mar-2015
From: Belinda Crawford Camiciottoli <>
Subject: Multimodal Perspectives on Language Research and Teaching
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Multimodal Perspectives on Language Research and Teaching

Date: 15-May-2015 - 15-May-2015
Location: Pisa, Italy
Contact: Belinda Crawford Camiciottoli
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Meeting Description:

This international workshop will address the timely topic of multimodality, with particular reference to research and teaching applications. Speakers will present multimodal linguistic analyses from a variety of perspectives, including discourse analysis, conversation analysis, pragmatics, corpus linguistics, and language learning. The workshop is organized by the Corpus Research Unit of the Centro Linguistico di Ateneo (University of Pisa) whose recent initiatives include the Pisa Audio-Visual Corpus Project and a partnership with the Language Center of the University of Berkeley Language Center Library of Foreign Language Film Clips.


Multimodal Perspectives on Language Research and Teaching
Friday, May 15, 2015
Aula Magna - Palazzo Matteucci – Piazza Torricelli, 2, Pisa

Prof. Marcella Bertuccelli (Director of the University of Pisa Language Center)

Opening remarks
Prof. Belinda Crawford Camiciottoli (Session Chair)

“Adapting assessment criteria for listening skills to a multimodal environment”
Prof. María Carmen Campoy Cubillo (Universitat Jaume I, Castellon de la Plana, Spain)

“Teaching learners pragmatic routines through audio-visual material”
Prof. Silvia Bruti (University of Pisa)

11.00 Coffee break

''Analysing political discourse in film language: a multimodal approach''
Dr. Veronica Bonsignori (University of Pisa)

“Interactional strategies in Open CourseWare lectures: a multimodal analysis”
Prof. Belinda Crawford Camiciottoli (University of Pisa)

''Integrating multimodality in the study of dialogue interpreting: challenges and opportunities''
Dr. Elena Davitti (University of Surrey, UK)

Discussion and wrap-up

Scientific organization: Belinda Crawford Camiciottoli

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