STINT-NRF Final Workshop

The three year Swedish–South African research project entitled ‘Multimodal Texts and Pedagogies’ led by Anders Björkvall and Arlene Archer wrapped up with a workshop from 11-13 March 2019, in Mont Fleur, Cape Town. Financed by The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT) and the South African National Research Foundation (NRF), the... Continue Reading →

Anti-trolling graphics to end abusive conversations – how to whack-a-troll

Travis Noakes presented a thought-provoking seminar at a recent SAME meeting in Cape Town. The presentation presented the background to online trolling, concluding with the possibility of effective strategies to end abusive conversations on internet platforms. Here is an article summarising the presentation, written by Noakes: As a teacher of visual design, I believe there... Continue Reading →

Greetings from sunny… Denmark?

The 9th International Conference on Multimodality (9ICOM) proved to be as stimulating and challenging as usual. It was held in a surprisingly warm Odense at the University of Southern Denmark. Apart from conference goers being able to visit the childhood home of Hans Christian Andersen, the event also coincided with the viking and tutor-inspired town's... Continue Reading →

9ICOM Conference in Odense, Denmark

A few of the SAME members will be attending the 9th International Conference on Multimodality (9ICOM), from 15 to 17 August 2018. The conference is intended to move the theory of multimodality forward and includes plenary speakers integral to its development, such as Gunther Kress, Theo van Leeuwen, Louise Ravelli, Anna-Malin Karlsson, Robert Hodge and... Continue Reading →

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