Multimodal Construction Grammar
Language and the Creative Mind. Borkent, Michael, Barbara Dancygier, and Jennifer Hinnell, editors. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications. 2013, Forthcoming
22 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2012 Last revised: 13 May 2013
Date Written: October 29, 2012
This article explores the extension of cognitive linguistics, especially construction grammar, to multimodal communication. Its dataset is a vast repository of hundreds of thousands of hours of network news broadcasts, including not only language but also co-speech gesture, diagrams, and other aspects of audiovisual communication.
Keywords: linguistics, cognitive science, communication, television, media, news
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