Online Gesture Panel Discussion

The Centre for Comparative Psycholinguistics of Alberta University is excited to announce a Panel Discussion organized and emceed by Drs. Jennifer Hinnell (UBC) and Elena Nicoladis (Alberta) on the state-of-the-art (present) and future of the research on (the relationship between) speech and gestures:

Gale Stam – Professor Emerita, National Louis University

Kensy Cooperrider – Cognitive scientist, affiliated researcher Department of Psychology, University of Chicago

Olga Capirci – Research Director at Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, National Research Council (Italy)

Simone Pika – Head of the Comparative BioCognition Group, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabrück

Seyda Ozcaliskan – Center for Research on Atypical Development and Learning, Georgia State University

Sandra Debreslioska – Researcher, Humanities Lab, Lund University

Panelists will each address the questions “What’s the relationship between speech and gesture?” and “What do you suspect about gestures but don’t (yet) have convincing evidence for?” This will be followed by 30 minutes of discussion. We will be providing ASL interpreters for this session from Deaf and Hear Alberta.

When: March 5, 9:00 – 10:30 am MST (GMT-7) Please note the event will start at 5:00 pm in Italy (GMT+1)

Where: Zoom – register below