CfP: Multimodality, Practice and Mediation: New Technologies, Workplaces, Identity, Time, Theory and Method (deadline extended!)

The overall aim of the conference is to explore perspectives on multimodality, practice and mediation to open up theoretical, methodological and practical questions and debate. The conference will be of interest to research students, researchers and academics from a variety of disciplines including anthropology, business, communication, computing, design, education, linguistics, psychology, semiotics, and sociology. Papers on multimodality and practice or mediation are preferred, but papers on topics of new technologies, workplaces, identity, time, theory and method from all perspectives of multimodality are welcome.

Auckland, New Zealand, 6 – 8 December 2010

The Multimodal Research Centre in connection with the Creative Industries Conference 2010 invites the submission of abstracts of no more than 300 words.

You may wish to use the MRC abstract template available at:

Please email abstracts to olaf.diegel@aut.ac.nz

Important Dates

Submission of abstracts: June 1, 2010

Plenary Speaker

Michael Heim, University of California at Irvine, USA

Title for plenary and related workshop:
Time, Space, and Dream Life: Human-Avatar Identity in the 2010 Workplace

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