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5th International Conference on Multimodality
Message 1: 5th International Conference on Multimodality
From: Emilia Djonov <e.djonovoptushome.com.au>
Subject: 5th International Conference on Multimodality
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Full Title: 5th International Conference on Multimodality
Short Title: 5ICOM
Date: 01-Dec-2010 - 03-Dec-2010
Location: Sydney, Australia
Contact Person: Emilia Djonov
Meeting Email: 5icomuts.edu.au
Web Site: http://www.fass.uts.edu.au/research/conferences/multimodality/index.html
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis
Call Deadline: 01-May-2010
5ICOM is a meeting point for international scholars and practitioners from a
wide range of disciplines, including communication and language studies, social
semiotics, linguistics, education, (new) media studies, design, traditional and
new media arts, cultural studies, sociology, history, and (computer) science.
The conference will focus on:
- gesture, proxemics, movement, facial expression, laughter and voice
quality in mediated and non-mediated human interactions
- the nexus between semiotics and technologies for communication, design and
- the creation and (critical) reception of new media art
- multimodality and education.
Papers, colloquia and workshops that address these themes from different
theoretical and practical perspectives are particularly welcome. Talks by
artists whose work raises questions about multimodality are also invited.
We are pleased to confirm the following plenary speakers:
- John Bateman, University of Bremen, Germany
- Ross Gibson, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia
- Carey Jewitt, University of London, UK
- Adam Kendon, University of Pennsylvania, USA
- Jim Martin, University of Sydney, Australia
- Theo van Leeuwen, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
5ICOM Organising Committee:
Theo van Leeuwen (Chair)
2nd Call for Papers
We are pleased to announce the Second Call for Papers for the Fifth
International Conference on Multimodality (5ICOM) taking place in Sydney on 1-3
Proposals for papers, colloquia, workshops and artist talks should include
300-word abstract/s and information about the speaker/s (i.e. name, affiliation
and email address), and specify any equipment requirements other than PowerPoint
Proposals should be emailed as MS Word attachments to Emilia Djonov at
5icomuts.edu.au. The file name should start with the first author's or the
workshop/colloqium convenor's surname. Each abstract will be peer reviewed.
Papers should fit into a 40-minute timeslot, with 30 minutes for presentation
and 10 minutes for questions and discussion.
Colloquia should fit into a 90-minute timeslot, with sufficient time left for
panel discussion and questions from the audience. Each colloquium proposal
should include an overall abstract for the colloquium, abstracts for each
individual presentation, and a timetable.
Workshops should fit into a 3-hour timeslot and encourage participatory
exploration of new data and/or new analytical or design tools. Each workshop
proposal should include a timetable.
Artist talks should fit into a 40-minute timeslot, with 30 minutes for
presentation and 10 for questions and discussion. Artists are encouraged to
present examples of their work and highlight questions that their work raises
for research on multimodality.
Proposal submission deadline: 1 May 2010
Notification of acceptance: 1 June 2010
Registration deadline for presenters: 1 November 2010
Registration deadline for non-presenters: 15 November 2010
Please register online through the conference website.
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