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.
2012: Dr. phil in Applied Linguistics (summa cum laude) awarded 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 German linguistics and English philology 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, Sign Language