Prof. Mittelberg is Keynote speaker at "Multimodal Communication: Language, Performance and Digital Media" Lisbon

Prof. Irene Mittelberg was invited to give a keynote talk at the  "Multimodal Communication" conference at  Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas at University of Lisbon (May 2nd and 3rd 2013). Alongside Charles Forceville and other distinguished researchers in the field of multimodal metaphor and metonymy she will talk about recent work on art appreciation, artwork and gestures:  "METONYMIC MOMENTS: Portraying essential qualities of experience through gesture and full-body (re)enactments".

An abstract can be found online.