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Talks by ISGS - HK members at home and abroad

November 30, 2020

Gesture in collaborative learning: A multimodal corpus study of language-related episodes

Dr. Simon Harrison & Levi Stutzman  (City University of Hong Kong)

September 25, 2020

What do iconic gestures communicate to children?

Prof. Sotaro Kita  (University of Warwick)

Watch talk on YouKu soon 

October 21, 2019

Categorizing recurrent gestures:

Lessons from discourse markers

Dr. Renia Lopez (PolyU)

Watch talk on YouKu here.


Harrison, S. (2018). The Impulse to Gesture: Where Language, Minds, and Bodies Intersect. Cambridge University Press. (author podcast)


Harrison, S., Adolphs, S., Gillon Dowens, M., Du, P., & Littlemore, J. (2018). All hands on deck. Negotiation over gesture forms in collaborative discourse. Lingua, 207, 1-22. 


Lopez-Ozieblo, R. (2018). Can gestures help clarify the meaning of the Spanish marker ‘se’? Lingua (208), 1-18. 


Lopez-Ozieblo, R. (2018). Testing task difficulty evaluating parameters and identifying gestures as a valid indicator. The Asian EFL Journal, 20(6), Ch.11. 


So, W.C., Wong, M.K.Y., Lam, K.Y, Lam, W.Y., Chui T.F., Lee, T.L., Ng, H.M., Chan, C.H., Fok, C.W. (2018). Using a social robot to teach gestural recognition and production in children with autism spectrum disorders. Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 13(6), 527-539. 


So, W.C., Wong, M.K.Y, Lam, W.Y., Cheng, C.H., Yang, J.H., Huang, Y., Ng, P., Wong, W.L., Ho, C.L., Yeung, K.L., & Lee, C.C. (2018). Robot-Based Intervention May Reduce Delay in the Production of Intransitive Gestures in Chinese-Speaking Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Molecular Autism, 9; 34. 

Tang, G., Sze, F. (2018). Bilingualism and Sign Language Research. De Houwer, A., & Ortega, M. (eds.) Handbook of Bilingualism, Cambridge University Press.

Tang, G. (2017). Sign Bilingualism in Deaf Education: From Deaf School to Regular School Settings. In O. Garcia and Lin, A. (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Language and Education, pp.192-203, Springer.

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