UNSW Multimodality Studies Symposium 3

Multimodal Agendas in the Asia-Pacific: semiotic resources, theories, and uses.

Multimodality is a major field of communication studies with various concentrations of scholars around the world. This symposium and workshop aims to foreground studies of multimodality in he Asia-Pacific, particularly in Australia and China, with a view to consolidating regional links, enhancing a shared research culture, and establishing shared research agendas. The symposium and workshop will bring together leading and emerging scholars from Universitas21 to showcase current research and to explore the theme of Multimodal Agendas in the Asia-Pacific: semiotic resources, theories and uses. The day will include a doctoral showcase by current students.


  • Prof. Wendy Bowcher Sun-Yat Sen University
  • Assoc. Prof. Helen Caple, UNSW
  • Dr William Feng, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Prof. Theo van Leeuwen, UNSW
  • Assoc. Prof. Louise Ravelli, UNSW
  • Dr Michele Zappavigna, UNSW
  • Prof. (Eddie) Wang Zhenhua Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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Morning and Afternoon tea provided, lunch by own arrangements.

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