c. Presentations and media

See also the Red Hen Lab YouTube Channel


  • 2020-11. Hinnell, Jennifer, & Sally Rice. "X, Y, and whatever: The embodiment of list-extending expressions in English ". High Desert Linguistics Society 14, Albuquerque New Mexico, USA. View the recording on @YouTube.
  • 2020-06-09. Frederico Belcavello. "Frame-Based Annotation of Multimodal Corpora: Tracking (A)Synchronies in Meaning Construction". International FrameNet Workshop at LREC 2020. View the recording.
  • 2020-02-06. Turner, Mark. “Advances in Speech Recognition.” Lexmark Corporation Focus 2 Future Distinguished Speaker Seminar. Kolkata, India.
  • 2020-01-16. Turner, Mark. "Big Data Science for Multimodal Communication—An Overview of Red Hen Lab." View the Recording. CWRU Data Science Colloquium.


  • 2019-09. Hinnell, Jennifer, & Sally Rice. "The embodied marking of stance in North American English: Stacked and idiomatic". In Dancygier, B., Rice, S. & Janzen, T. (Chairs), Stance-stacking in language and multimodal communication. Theme Session at 15th International Association of Cognitive Linguistics, Nishinomiya, Japan.
  • 2019-05. Hinnell, Jennifer. "The verbal-kinesic enactment of CONTRAST in North American English". International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature, Lund, Sweden.
  • 2019-04-26. Rodrigues, Rosana Ferrareto Lourenço. Red Hen Symposium on Narrative Blending and Scientific Communication. View the description and the recording.
  • 2019-07-03. Rodrigues, Rosana Ferrareto Lourenço; Baptista, Ana Eliza Oliveira. 2019. "Mechanism for developing scientific concepts". 11th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, EDULEARN. 1st-3rd July, 2019. Palma de Malorca, Spain. https://bityli.com/DVXIu
  • 2019-03-13. Rodrigues, Rosana Ferrareto Lourenço; Baptista, Ana Eliza Oliveira. 2019. "Design thinking tools for scientific storytelling: a didactic innovation". 13th Annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference, INTED. 11th-13th March, 2019. Valencia, Spain. https://bityli.com/peHCk


  • 2018-07. Hinnell, Jennifer. "Iconicity in the body: Signaling contrast in discourse". International Association for Cognitive Semiotics, Toronto, ON.
  • 2018-02-09. Hinnell, Jennifer and Sally Rice. “So, anyways, as I was saying…: The embodied marking of discourse junctures". Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS). Berkeley.
  • 2018-02. Turchyn, Sergiy. Gesture Annotation with a Visual Search Engine for Multimodal Communication Research. IAAI-18. New Orleans.


  • Hinnell, Jennifer and Sally Rice. "...how shall I put it...: Parentheticals as multimodal, stance-marking constructions". Mapping Multimodal Dialogue (MaMuD IV). Frankfurt (Oder), Germany, November 2017.
  • Hougaard, Anders. "Velkommen til din hyperverden!" ["Welcome to your hyperworld"]. Rønde Højskole, Denmark, 29 November 2017 and Uldum Højskole, Denmark 24 October 2017.
  • Shukla, Abhinav; Gullapuram, Shruti et al. "Affect Recognition in Ads with Application to Computational Advertising", ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2017, Mountain View, CA, 23-27, October 2017.
  • Hougaard, Anders. "Lad os komme videre fra Sokrates" ["Let's move on from Socrates"], feature article, Jyllands-Posten [major Danish newspaper], 22 August 2017
  • Hougaard, Anders. Interview i Danish Radio 24syv, “Nothing has changed since Socrates” (in Danish) on "moral panic" in relation to new media. Sep. 6th 2017.
  • Rice, Sally and Jennifer Hinnell. “...which, by the way...”: Multimodal marking of medial asides in North American English. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Tartu, Estonia. July 10-14, 2017.
  • Hoffmann, Thomas. "Multimodal Communication – Multimodal Constructions?". Plenary lecture given at the International Conference on Multimodal Communication ICMC 2017. Osnabrück University, 9-11 June 2017.
  • Hougaard, Anders. "Hyperembodiment". International Conference on Multimodal Communication. Osnabrück University, 9-11 June 2017.
  • Hougaard, Anders. Feature article on "hyperexperientiality" in the major Danish newspaper Berlingske Tidende. 27th May 2017.
  • Pleshakova, Anna & Mark Turner. “Viewpoint Blending in Russian and International Media.” Areas Studies, Oxford University. 27 April 2017.
  • Turner, Mark. “Research Programs in the Red Hen Lab.” Communication Studies, Oxford University. 26 April 2017
  • Hougaard, Anders. Interview about terror as a media phenomenon ,TV2 News, evening program, 9. april 2017.
  • Hougaard, Anders. Interview for “Vi reagerer mere afdæmpet på terror“("We respond more moderately to terror") , Berlingske Tidende (major Danish newspaper), 8 april 2017
  • Hougaard, Anders. Interview for “Vor tids autenticitet findes i selfies, Facebook og smartphones” ("The authenticity of our time is in selfies, Facebook and smartphones"). Berlingske Tidende (major Danish newspaper), 23 february 2017
  • Turner, Mark. “Voice, Action, Gesture: Theory and Tools for the Big Data Study of Multimodal Communication. ” Computer Science/Spatial Cognition Program. University of Bremen. 20 April 2017.


  • Tong, Yao and Alan Cienki. “Action, metaphor and gesture: A comparison between referential gestures referring to concrete and abstract actions”. The 11th Conference of the Association for Researching And Applying Metaphor (RaAM11), Berlin, 1-4 July 2016.
  • Tong, Yao and Cienki, Alan. Referential gestures and physical actions: A form-based analysis. The 7th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies (ISGS7), Paris, July 18th-22th, 2016.
  • Hougaard, Anders. Interview in the culture program AK24syv in Radio 24/7 (major Danish radio station) about “hyperembodiment", 20th December 2016
  • Turner, Mark. Three days of lectures, master classes, and consultations as the mentor of the Cognitive Humanities Stream Research Cultivation Workshop, Macquarie University. 12-14 December 2016. Sydney, Australia.
  • Turner, Mark. Lectures in Poland, hosted by the Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association. 1. Advances in Construction Grammar. 2. Multimodal Construction Grammar. 3. The Origin of Ideas: Blending, Creativity, and the Human Spark. 4. Blending in Grammar and Communication. 5. Workshop with PCLA faculty on research projects. 22-29 October 2016
  • Hinnell, Jennifer and Sally Rice. 'On the one hand… ': Opposition and optionality in the embodied marking of stance in North American English. 7th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies. Paris. 18 July, 2016.
  • Wu, Suwei. Gesture in causative alternation. 7th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies. Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France.18-22 Jul 2016.
  • Hougaard, Anders. "The Vegetative Mind". Center for Human Interactivity. University of Southern Denmark, May 2016
  • Turner, Mark. Cyberinfrastructure for the study of multimodal communication—language, gesture, art. Cyberinfrastructure Conference. Case Western Reserve University. 11 May 2016.
  • Turner, Mark. Hands-on tutorial on new tools from the Distributed Little Red Hen Lab. International Workshop on Multimodal Construction Grammar. University of Osnabrück, 11 March 2016.
  • Turner, Mark. Cyber & statistical tools for the study of speech gesture, iconography, and other systems of visual communication. International Workshop on Multimodal Construction Grammar. University of Osnabrück, 10 March 2016
  • Hougaard, Anders. 2016. "The Flowing Human Being: a paradigm conflict of the 21st century". Research Meeting. Center for Semiotics, Aarhus University, 2nd March 2016.
  • UCLA researchers use NewsScape archive to analyze human communication. Daily Bruin, UCLA, 4 February 2016.


  • Turner, Mark. Big Data Science for Multimodal Construction Grammar. University of Oxford, Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Conference. 12 December 2015.
  • Turner, Mark. Workshop on multimodal communication 9am-1pm, University of Sheffield. 10 December 2015.
  • Turner, Mark. Quantitative Techniques for Construction Grammar. Sixth Conference on Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics. Tübingen. 6 November 2015.
  • Rice, Sally, and Jennifer Hinnell. Head, shoulders, knees, and toes: The partitioning of the body in the embodied marking of stance. International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. 20-25 July 2015.
  • Wu, Suwei. Multimodality of the Caused Motion Construction at 13th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference at the Newcastle University, the UK. 20th-26th July, 2015.
  • Turner, Mark & Francis Steen. Red Hen Natural Language Processing Workshop. University of Navarra, Spain. 13 May 2015. (Click here to view the recording.)
  • Zima, Elisabeth. On why speakers do (or don't) gesture when talking about circular paths of motion. Mind, Meaning, and Multimodality Workshop. University of Navarrra, Pamplona, 14.5.-15.5.2015 (oral and poster presentation)


  • Chan, Kai. "Reading Metadata Between the Lines: Searching for Stories, People, Places and More in Television News". Lucene/Solr Revolution 2014 conference. Washington, District of Columbia. 13 November 2014.
  • Zima, Elisabeth, Kurt Feyaerts, Paul Sambre, Geert Brône, Bert Oben, and Steven Schoonjans. "Accounting for Multimodality in Construction Grammar". Sixth International German Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference, Erlangen, 30.9.-2.10.2014 [co-organization of theme session on Multimodality in Construction Grammar]
  • Cienki, Alan. "Repetitions in View of Talk as Variably Multimodal." Second International Conference on Discourse as Social Practice. Moscow, 16-17 October 2014.
  • Wu, Suwei and Alan Cienki. "Types of Multimodality in Transitive and Intransitive Constructions." Sixth International German Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference Erlangen, Germany, 30 September – 2 October 2014.
  • Wu, Suwei & Alan Cienki. “The potential multimodality of Transitive, Intransitive and Copular Constructions”. Eighth International Conference on Construction Grammar. Osnabrück, Germany. 4-6 September 2014.
  • Turner, Mark. "Grammar as a Multimodal System." Second International Conference on Discourse as a Social Practice. Moscow, 16 October 2014. (Including a second Red Hen workshop.)
  • Hougaard, Anders. 2014 . "The Emmediated Mind". The First Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics (IACS) Lund University, 25-27 September.
  • Turner, Mark. “Multimodal Construction Grammar.” Eighth International Conference on Construction Grammar. Osnabrück, Germany. 4-6 September 2014.
  • Zima, Elisabeth and Steven Schoonjans. "The frequency issue in multimodal construction grammar." 8th International Conference on Construction Grammar. Osnabrück, 3. - 6.9.2014
  • Bennett, Austin. "Big Data Digital Humanities". Joint Culture and Technology and CLARIN-D Summer School. Leipzig, Germany. 21 July - 2 August, 2014.
  • Cienki, Alan. "Symbolic Structures in Talk and the Dynamic Scope of Relevant Behaviors." 5th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Lancaster, 29-31 July 2014.
  • Wu, Suwei & Alan Cienki. “Transitivity and Gesture”. 6th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies. University of California, San Diego. 8-11 July 2014.
  • Hinnell, Jennifer. "Multimodal aspectual constructions in North American English: A corpus analysis of aspect in co-speech gesture using Little Red Hen". International Society of Gesture Studies (ISGS). San Diego, USA. July 8-11, 2014.
  • Wu, Suwei & Alan Cienki. “Linguistic structure, event structure and gesture”. 5th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Lancaster University, United Kingdom. 29-31 July 2014.
  • Rice, Sally, and Jennifer Hinnell. Inflection-specific gestural constructions in English: The case of the catenative auxiliary. International Society of Gesture Studies (ISGS). San Diego, USA. July 8-11, 2014.
  • Joo, Jungseock. Automated computer vision coding of eyes, nose, and mouth. vrNewsScape project demonstration. UCLA. 6 June 2014.
  • Steen, Francis, Erik Bucy, and Tim Groeling. "Visual Analysis of News: Challenges and Opportunities." Annual meeting of the International Communication Association. Seattle. 25 May 2014.
  • Olza, Inés, Cristóbal Pagán and Javier Valenzuela. Gesture and Multimodality: Research with the NewsScape Library of International Television News. 11th InternationalConference of General Linguistics. Pamplona, Spain. 21-23 May 2014.
  • Broadwell, Peter, and Francis Steen. "The UCLA Library NewsScape Collection." UCLA. 22 May 2014.
  • Turner, Mark. “Language, gesture, bodily stance: Studying Grammar as a Multimodal System in a Massive Database.” Conference on Word, Utterance, and Text. Chelyabinsk State University, Russian Federation. 21 May 2014.
  • Turner, Mark. "Media and Mind: Studying Persuasion in a Massive Multimodal Database." Center for Cognitive Science, University of Niš, Serbia. 4 May 2014.
  • Steen, Francis. "The NewsScape Project: Understanding the Media through a Multimodal Perspective." Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE), research profile. UCLA. 19 March 2014.
  • Turner, Mark. "Speech, Gesture, Bodily Stance, Graphics, Music, and Media: Studying Multimodal Communication in a Massive Dataset." Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities, Case Western Reserve University. 18 March 2014.
  • Keats, Robin. "Constant Content: The Humanities Go Digital" by Robin Keats, UCLA Magazine (includes interview with Francis Steen). 1 January 2014.


  • Turner, Mark. "Story-telling and the Network News." Symposium on narrative and media. University of Freiburg. 22 November 2013.
  • Hinnell, Jennifer. “Gestural iconicity in quantitative measures: a corpus study of English periphrastic auxiliaries.” Conference on Mapping Multimodal Dialogue. Aachen, Germany. 22 November 2013.
  • Hinnell, Jennifer. “Quantitative analysis of multimodal data. Methods workshop.” European University, Viadrina, Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany. 20 November 2013.
  • Chan, Kai. "NewsScape, UCLA's International Television News Archive". Bruin Tech-a-Thon conference. UCLA. 19 November 2013.
  • Wu, Suwei and Alan Cienki. Argument Structure Construction and clause structure in the interview discourse/Construction Grammar of spoken language. The Eighth Chinese Cognitive Linguistics Conference Kaifeng, China. 1-4 November, 2013.
  • Turner, Mark. “The Multimodal Constructicon: A future for cognitive linguistics in the study of massive multimodal datasets.” Chinese Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Henan University. 2 November 2013.
  • Turner, Mark. “Multimodal Communication Research.” Southwest University, Chongqing, China. 29 October 2013.
  • Turner, Mark. “Computational Approaches to the Study of Communication in a Massive Multimodal Dataset.” Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). 21 October 2013.
  • Turner, Mark. “The Style of Network News.” Conference of the Poetics and Linguistics Association. Heidelberg, Germany. 31 July-3 August 2013.
  • Turner, Mark. “Cognitive Linguistics in Multimodal Datasets.” Summer School in Cognitive Linguistics. Bangor, Wales. 25 July 2013.
  • Grappone, Todd. "Repository Solutions for Time-Based Media. Open Repositories 2013 conference. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. 9 July 2013.
  • Zima, Elisabeth. "Multimodal construction grammar? Evidence from English motion and distance constructions". 3rd International Conference on Meaning Construction and Meaning Interpretation, Logrono, 18.- 20 July 2013
  • Zima, Elisabeth. "English multimodal motion constructions. A construction grammar perspective." BKL Taaldag, Leuven, 11 May 2013.
  • Haubrich, Nicholaus & Donald Turner. Presentation of Red Hen Research for a Senior Research Project at Shaker Heights High School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Spring 2013.
  • Turner, Mark. "Mind, Body, and Communication: Studying Multimodal Expression." Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Bogotá, Colombia. 12-17 May 2013.
  • Turner, Mark. “Mass Murder for the Media: The Breivik Case in Norway.” Public Discussion Group, Case Western Reserve University. Friday, 19 April 2013.
  • Turner, Mark. “Speaking, Gesture, Bodily Stance: Studying Multimodal Communication in a Massive Dataset.” Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University. 7-9pm, 28 March 2013.
  • MacDonald, Roger. "UCLA Brings Light to the Undiscovered Country of Television News." Internet Archive Blog, 8 March 2013.
  • Turner, Mark. "An Empirical Laboratory for Multimodal Construction Grammar." Linguistics Colloquium. Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies. 2-3pm, 23 January 2013.


  • Grappone, Todd. "UCLA Broadcast News Archive." Coalition for Networked Information conference. Washington, DC. 11-12 December 2012.
  • Turner, Mark. "Cognitive Science of the Media." MIT. 29 November 2012.
  • Turner, Mark. "News Reports Datamining." Workshop on Populations & Crowds: Dynamics, Disruptions and their Computational Models. USC. 6-7 September 2012.
  • Steen, Francis. "The News as a Social Process for Improving Society" -- Imagination, Computation, and Expression Laboratory (ICE Lab), Cognitive Media Studies, MIT, 6 September 2012 (slides).
  • Turner, Mark. "Workshop on Corpus-based Multimedia Analysis." A one-day module in the course on Experimental Methods in the Study of Cognition and Culture at the Aarhus Summer University. 7 August 2012.
  • Turner, Mark. “Statistical Work on Corpus-Based Multimodal Communication involving Language.” Conference on Empirical Methods in Cognitive Linguistics. Cleveland. 2 August 2012.
  • Grappone, Todd. "UCLA Libraries Broadcast NewsScape" (Youtube). Open Repositories 2012: Non-Traditional Content. University of Edinburgh, Scotland. 12 July 2012.
  • Turner, Mark. "Creativity and multimodality". The Eleventh Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language. 17-20 May 2012.
  • Turner, Mark. "Language, gesture, and audiovisual communication: A massive online database for researching multimodal constructions." The Eleventh Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language. 17-20 May 2012.
  • Chan, Kai. "Television News Search and Analysis with Lucene/Solr". Lucene Revolution 2012 conference. Boston, Massachusetts. 10 May 2012.
  • Turner, Mark. "Grammatical and Multimodal Constructions for Blended Joint Attention." University of Aarhus Center for Semiotics. 20 April 2012.
  • Turner, Mark. "Computational Research on a Multimodal Corpus." University of Aarhus Center for Semiotics. 19 April 2012.
  • Turner, Mark. "Blending and Advertising." University of Southern Denmark. 18 April 2012.
  • Turner, Mark. "All the news that's fit to watch: A new computational linguistics, or how to study a billion words and two hundred thousand hours of TV." USC Gould School of Law. Room 101. 12:30-1:30pm. 2 March 2012.


  • Turner, Mark. "How the Mind Makes the TV News." Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo. 27 September 2011.