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International Workshop

2nd International Workshop
Discourse, Multimodality and Experimental Methods

6.-9.11.2018, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile)

“Discourse, Multimodality and Experimental Methods: Discourse Processing using Eye Tracking Technology”

(Heidelberg 23rd – 26th October, 2017)

It is with great pleasure that we announce the First International Workshop “Discourse, Multimodality and Experimental Methods: Discourse Processing using Eye Tracking Technology” to be held in Heidelberg, Germany on October 23rd – 26th, 2017.

The purpose of the workshop is to provide a venue for novice researchers (PhD students and junior researchers) to promote the exchange of ideas on the theoretical and epistemological foundations of empirical approaches in Linguistics and Psycholinguistics, as well as on the latest developments regarding the cognitive processes involved during discourse comprehension and production.

The event will be organized around a series of lectures and practical workshops offered by renown and experienced researchers in the following areas:

a.    Discourse Markers
b.    Multimodality
c.    Discourse Processing Models
d.    First and Second Language Acquisition
e.    Experiment Design and Statistics

All workshops and lectures will be offered in English.


Click here for the event's programme.


The event will be held at the Internationalen Wissenschaftsforum Heidelberg (IWH).


For general questions and registration, please contact Laura Nadal or Iria Bello

Programme Committee
Dr. Óscar Loureda
Dr. Giovanni Parodi
Dr. Gina Burdiles
Dr. Iria Bello
Dr. Carolina Bernales
Laura Nadal
Cristóbal Julio

Organization & funding

The event is co-organized by:
•    Centre for Ibero-American Studies and HULC Lab at Heidelberg University (Germany)
•    Language & Cognition Lab at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile).


Funded by the international research project “Discourse, Cognition and Linguistic Markers: Empirical Studies on Text Processing with Eye Tracking Technology” (Chilean National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research, CONICYT).


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