Second joint workshop between the Nijmegen Gesture Center (based at the Max Planck Institute & Radboud U.) and the Amsterdam Gesture Center (based at the VU)
Thursday, 28 March 2013
VU main building, room 12A-39
11:00-11:15 Introduction: Asli Özyürek and Judith Holler (MPI)
11:15-12:00 Mingyuan Chu (MPI) “Interactions between speech and pointing gestures: An experimental study”
12:00-12:45 Kasper Kok (Dept. of Language and Communication, VU) “Gesture in a cognitive-functional grammar: Theoretical and empirical explorations”
12:45-14:00 Lunch (The Basket)
14:00-14:45 Emanuela Campisi (Center for Language Studies, Radboud U.) “Multimodal demonstrations for adults and children”
14:45-15:30 Reyhan Furman (MPI) “Language specificity in early emergence of iconic gestures: Evidence from Turkish speaking children’s spontaneous interactions”
15:30-15:45 Coffee/tea
15:45-16:30 Joep Cornelissen* and Jean Clarke** (*Dept. of Management and Organisation, VU; **Leeds U. Business School) “Gesture in entrepreneurs’ pitches to investors”
16:30-17:00 Wrap-up discussion
Dinner in Amsterdam for those who are able to go.