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多模态交际国际研讨会
2018 International Conference on Multimodal Communication

Program 会议议程

主办单位:湖南师范大学外国语学院
Sponsored by the College of Foreign Studies, Hunan Normal University
承办单位:湖南师范大学认知科学研究中心
Hosted by the Center for Cognitive Science, Hunan Normal University

湖南·长沙
Changsha, Hunan

1 November. Workshops. Venue: 515 (Foreign Studies College, HNNU)

8:30-10:00. Workshop 1: Professor Mark Turner
Title: Overview of Red Hen Lab tools for the study of multimodal communication

10:30-12:00. Workshop 2: Dr. LI, Weixin
Title: Automated Methods and Tools for Facial Communication Expression Recognition

14:00-15:30. Workshop 3: Professor YANG, Zhiming
Title: Multimodal Communication and Its Performance Assessment

16:00-17:30. Workshop 4: Dr. XU, Shuwei
Title: Automatic Speech Recognition for Speech to Text, with a focus on Chinese

2 November. Plenary addresses and parallel sessions. Venue: Fenglin Hotel

8:30-9:00. Opening Ceremony
     1. President’s Welcome Address
     2. Mark Turner’s Address
     3. Dean Zeng Yanyu’s Address
     Moderator: Professor BAI, Jiehong
9:00–9:15. Group Photo
9:15–10:00. Keynote 1. Professor Francis Steen (UCLA)
     Title: Modulating meaning: How to convey the literally unspeakable
10:00-10:15 Coffee Break
10:15-11:00. Keynote 2. Professor WEN, Xu (Southwest University)
     Title: Multimodal Metaphors of Emotion in Multimodal Discourse
11:00-11:45. Keynote 3. Professor Thomas Hoffmann (Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt)
     Title: Multimodal Construction Grammar – Cognitive and Psychological Aspects of a Cognitive Semiotic Theory of Verbal and Nonverbal Communication.
11:45-14:00. Lunch
14:00-15:40. Parallel Sessions 1, 2, and 3 (5-6 speakers per session). Each parallel session shall send a representative to the 8:30-9am session on 3 November, to summarize for 5 minutes the main topics and major arguments discussed in the session.
15:40-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:40. Parallel Sessions 4, 5, and 6 (5-6 speakers per session). Each parallel session shall send a representative to the 8:30-9am session on 3 November, to summarize for 5 minutes the main topics and major arguments discussed in the session.
18:00-19:30 Dinner

3 November. Plenary addresses and closing. Venue: Fenglin Hotel

8:30-9:00. Remarks on Parallel Sessions. Each parallel session shall send a representative to the 8:30-9am session on 3 November, to summarize for 5 minutes the main topics and major arguments discussed in the session.
9:00-9:45. Keynote 4. Professor Sandra Blakely (Emory University)
     Title: Ritual, gaming, and the cognitive science of multimodal communication
9:45-10:30. Keynote 5. Professor SHI, Yuzhi (Hunan Normal University)
     Title: General-Domain Cognition for Both Verbal and Nonverbal Communications
10:30-11:15. Keynote 6. Professor Arie Verhagen (Leiden University)
     Title: Multimodal Communication, Iconicity, and Conventionality
11:15-11:30. Closing Remarks
11:30-12:30. Lunch