Symposium Mimicry as Communication

On April 19, Prof. Mittelberg will give the first talk at the the Symposium Mimicry as Communication  about "Mimicry and Gesture: Cognitive-Semiotic Perspectives on Multimodal Communication". The Symposium, held as a co-organization of the University of Bonn and the Forum Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung frames mimicry as a mode of communication and suggests that mimicry and related phenomena of imitation serve a crucial function in processes of interaction and translation between individual subjects, social groups, and cultures. The whole programm can be found online as a pdf