togog: Silva H. Ladewig
Audimax, Logenstrasse 2, Room 121
Silva H. Ladewig:
Silva H. Ladewig, study of linguistics and anglistics at the Free University of Berlin. Member of the FU Gesture Project since 2002. Master Thesis in 2006: Die Kurbelgeste – konventionalisierte Markierung einer kommunikativen Aktivität (The crank gesture a way of marking a communicative activity). PhD studies at the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/ Oder). Research Assistant in the interdisciplinary project Towards a grammar of gesture: evolution, brain, and linguistic structures; in support of the sub-projects Gestural modes of representation in human and nonhuman primates and Structures of meaning and reference.
Organization of the BGC colloquium 2007-2009 (Berlin Gesture Center).
Research interests: form-based analysis of co-speech gestures, multimodal grammar, semiotics of gestures, Cognitive Linguistics.
Dissertation project: "It has a certain [gesture]" – Syntactic and semantic integration of gestures into speech (preliminary title).
See www.silvaladewig.de for more information.