Silva H. Ladewig

Since October 2011 Post-Doc (assistant professor) at the chair for Language Use and Multimodal Communication at the European University Viadrina.

From October 2015 – October 2016 representant of professorship at the chair for Language Use and Multimodal Communication the chair for Language Use and Multimodal Communication at the European University Viadrina.

From 2006 – 2011 researcher in different interdisciplinary research projects (European University Viadrina).

2012: Dr. phil in Applied Linguistics (summa cum laude) for the thesis Syntactic and semantic integration of gestures into speech – Structural, cognitive, and conceptual aspects. European University, Frankfurt (Oder).

2002-2006 member of the FU Gesture Project.

Study of linguistics and anglistics at the Free University of Berlin.

Research interests: Multimodality from a linguistic perspective in the fields of Pragmatics, Cognitive and Functional Grammar (Cognitive) Semantics, Dynamics of Language Use (synchron and diachron), cross-cultural comparison