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Space in Discourse

Theo Van Leeuwen

in Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Arguing that our understandings of space are always constructed in relation to, and on the basis of, the spatial framings of social practices, hence also on the way bodies are positioned in space, ... More


A computational model of cooperative spatial behaviour for virtual humans *

Nhung Nguyen and Ipke Wachsmuth

in Representing Space in Cognition: Interrelations of behaviour, language, and formal models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679911
eISBN:
9780191760112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679911.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter introduces a model which connects representations of the space surrounding a virtual humanoid’s body with the space it shares with several interaction partners. This work intends to ... More


Facing Death: Empathy, Emotion, and Embodied Actions in Jurors’ Decisions

Robin Conley

in Confronting the Death Penalty: How Language Influences Jurors in Capital Cases

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199334162
eISBN:
9780190263911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334162.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 4 treats the trial as an intersubjective, multimodal encounter, in which the positioning and movements of bodies are centrally relevant to the trial’s outcome. As evidenced in their ... More


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