Project Proposals

Federica Amici, University of Leipzig
Linda Oña, MPI for Human Development Berlin
Katja Liebal, University of Leipzig

Compositional structures in chimpanzee gestural communication 

Mailin Ines Antomo, Georg-August University of Göttingen

Lying, deceiving, misleading: are we committed to our gestures?

Nadine Bade, University of Potsdam

Pragmatic reasoning with (non-)visual alternatives

Anastasia Bauer, University of Cologne

Gestures or signs? Comparing manual and non-manual constructions sharing the same form in co-speech gesture and sign language: a corpus-driven approach. (GeSi)

Aleksandra Ćwiek, ZAS Berlin
Susanne Fuchs, ZAS Berlin
Wim Pouw, Donders Institute and MPI for Psycholinguistics Nijmegen

On the FLExibility and Stability of gesture-speecH coordination (FLESH): Evidence from production, comprehension, and imitation

Cornelia Ebert, University of Frankfurt
Stefan Hinterwimmer, University of Wuppertal

Visual and non-visual means of perspective taking in language

Patrick Georg Grosz, University of Oslo
Tatjana Scheffler, University of Bochum

Semantics and Pragmatics of Emojis in Digital Communication (EmDiCom)

Oliver Herbort, University of Würzburg

Representation of Pointing Uncertainty for the Integration of Pointing Gestures and Speech

Annika Herrmann, University of Hamburg
Natalia Filatkina, University of Hamburg

Iconic metaphors and the gesture-sign interface in German Sign Language – corpus data meet experiments

Frank Kügler, University of Frankfurt
Pilar Prieto, University of Barcelona

Co-speech gestures and prosody as multimodal markers of information structure

Silva Ladewig, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)

Processes of stabilization in gestures. A media-specific and cross-modal approach

Cornelia Loos, University of Hamburg

Exploring the limits of simultaneity: Encoding caused change-of-state events with classifier constructions in German Sign Language (DGS)

Andy Lücking, University of Frankfurt
Alexander Mehler, University of Frankfurt

Virtual Reality Sustained Multimodal Distributional Semantics for Gestures in Dialogue (GeMDis)

Nina-Kristin Pendzich, University of Göttingen
Markus Steinbach, University of Göttingen
Emiliano Zaccarella, MPI for Human Cognitive & Brain Sciences Leipzig

Parts of speech and iconicity in German Sign Language (DGS)

Pamela Perniss, University of Cologne
Petra Schumacher, University of Cologne

The Gesture-to-Sign Trajectory: Phonological Parameters in Production and Real-Time Comprehension

Jens Lemanski, University of Hagen
Andrea Reichenberger, University of Hagen

Gestures and diagrams in the history of mathematics and logic. A gender-sensitive analysis

Simone Schaeffner, University of Würzburg
Carina Lüke, University of Würzburg

Modality-Specific Effects on Language Processing in Children with Developmental Language Disorder

Martin Schulte-Rüther, University Medical Center Göttingen

Multimodal assessment of dyadic interaction in disorders of social interaction

Stefan R. Schweinberger, University of Jena
Christian Dobel, Jena University Hospital
Volker Gast, University of Jena

Audiovisual Perception of Emotion and Speech in Hearing Individuals and Cochlear Implant Users



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Compositional structures in chimpnze gestural communication