Here you find the programme at a glance and the abstracts booklet.

Programme at a glance (2p)

Abstracts (14p)


Thursday July 6
9:15 Welcome (Gerardo Ortega)
9:30 Kimi Akita
Decomposing the lexical iconicity hierarchy for ideophones
10:10 Mark Dingemanse
Moving beyond bouba and kiki: cross-linguistically attested iconic mappings in spoken languages
10:50 Break
11:20 David M. Sidhu & Penny Pexman
What kinds of meanings are iconic? Effects of semantic neighbourhoods and sensory experience on iconicity
12:00 Marcus Perlman, Hannah Little & Robin L. Thompson
Modality driven encoding of iconicity in signed and spoken vocabulary: A Comparison between British Sign and English
12:40 Lunch
14:40 Linda Drijvers
The neural mechanisms of how iconic gestures boost degraded speech comprehension
15:20 Karen Emmorey
Neurophysiological effects of iconicity in American Sign Language
16:00 Break
16:30 Discussion (Gabriella Vigliocco)


Friday July 7
9:15 Re-cap (Mark Dingemanse)
9:30 Tessa Verhoef
Iconicity and systematicity in the emergence of sign language structure
10:10 Gerardo Ortega
Types of iconicity, combinatorial strategies, and semantic categories in pantomimes across cultures
10:50 Break
12:20 Lunch
13:20 Pamela Perniss
How much iconicity do children get?: Taking stock of iconicity in child-directed language
14:00 Spencer D. Kelly
What role do co-speech gestures play in foreign language learning?
14:40 Mutsumi Imai
Symbol grounding and de-grounding in language acquisition and evolution: The case of sound-symbolism
15:20 Discussion (Aslı Özyürek and Gabriella Vigliocco)
16:20 Drinks