Eve Sweetser

(University of California, Berkeley)

Visited Natural Media July 27th - August 4th 2012

Leonard Talmy

(University at Buffalo, New York and University of California, Berkeley)

"Gestures as cues to a target"

23. Mai 2011, 14:00 Uhr, R303 (HumTec)


Pamela Perniss

(MPI Nijmegen und University College London)

"The role of the visual modality in shaping language structure: Insights from sign language and gesture"

26. April 2012 um 16.15 Uhr, Ho╠łrsaal 5 des Universita╠łtsklinikums der RWTH Aachen



Anette Rose

www.cluster-berlin.de and www.colossal.de.com

Artist in Residence, November - Dezember 2011




Anna Kuhlen

(Berlin School of Mind and Brain)

Beyond the individual mind: Interactive perspectives on speaking and gesturing

21 November 2011, 16:15 - 18:00 h in R 303 / HumTec


Leland McCleary

(Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo)

„Grammar, and Interaction, and Sign Language"

Montag, 17. Oktober 2011, 14:00 Uhr - 15:30 Uhr



Marco Casonato 

(Facoltà di Psicologia, Uiversità de Milano Bicocca)

Visited Natural Media



(Bielefeld University)

Iconic gesture in natural and simulated communication

June 20, 2011, 15:00-16:30 h in room 303 / HumTec



Bodo Winter

(UC California, Berkeley)

Simulation Semantics

April 14, 2011 -17.30 h in room 303, Theaterplatz 14.


Sotaro Kita (U of Birmingham, UK):
"Gesture, language and cognition"





Robert Williams (Lawrence U, Wisconsin, USA):
"Gesture, Conceptualization, and Distributed Cognition"





Nick Enfield (MPI Nijmegen, NL):
"Rational heuristics for semiotic unification"





Ipke Wachsmuth (U of Bielefeld, DE):
"Modeling Empathy in a Virtual Human"




Mikko Sams (U of Helsinki, FI):
"Studying neural mechanisms of intersubjectivity"




Nikolaus Weiskopf (Univ College London, UK):
"Real-time fMRI used as a brain-computer interface"






Anna Borghi (U of Bologna, IT):
"Affordances, tools, and words as social tools"





Giovanni Buccino (U of Parma, IT):
"How the motor system handles nouns and verbs"




Joachim Hermsdoerfer (TU Munich, DE):
"What movement analyses can contribute to the understanding of tool use representations in healthy subjects and apraxic patients"

Guest presentations at the workshop "The Exbodied Mind: Motion in Communication and Cognition Research" at RWTH Aachen University, Germany on April 8-9, 2011


Mischa Park-Doob

(UC California, Berkeley)

Gesture holds in relation to speech:
Comprehension and context maintenance during disfluencies, interruptions, and turn transitions

August 12, 2010 - 16:00 h (HumTec - Room 303)



Geert Brône

Geert Brône Bert Oben

(University of Leuve)

Bert Oben

(Lessius University College, Antwerpen)

Bidirectionality in multimodal interaction

August 12, 2010 - 17:00 h (HumTec -Room 303)


Personal websites of Geert Brône and Bert Oben.

Leland McCleary 

(University of São Paulo)

Grammar, Discourse, and the Body in Brazilian Sign Languages

Juli 16, 2010 - 17:00 h
HumTec (Theaterplatz14) Rom303

personal website

Elisabeth Wehling

(UC Berkeley)

Political Debate is Gesture War:
Prosody of Discourse Structuring Gestures in Argument

Januar 21, 2010 - 17:00 h
HumTec (Theaterplatz14) Room 303

more information: abstract, poster, cv, and personal website

Simon Harrison

(Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3)

Manufacturing Communication:
Analysis, Development, and Implementation of Gestural Codes in Industrial Settings

Oktober 12, 2009 - 11:00 h
HumTec (Theaterplatz 14) Room 303

personal website

Alan Cienki

Alan Cienki Cornelia Müller

(VU University Amsterdam)

Cornelia Müller

(European University Viadrina)

Multimodal Metaphor in Speech and Gestures

Oktober 8, 2009 - Super C (Templergraben 57) Room 5.30

more information

Personal websites of Alan Cienki und Cornelia Müller.