2019 Events

13 August: Christine Price seminar. ‘Drawing on diverse resources in the classroom’.

14 March: Daroon Yassin Falk and Eric Borgström (Örebro University, Sweden) Seminar. Writing Instruction within a Teacher Program in Sweden.

11-13 March:  Arlene Archer and Anders Björkvall Research and Writing Retreat, Mont Fleur, Cape Town.

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2018 Events

14 March:  Akisha Pearman seminar, ‘Developing multimodal competence’.

25 April:  Nicola Pallitt seminar, ‘The voice behind the message’: Rethinking WhatsApp for multimodal learning (Abstract for paper in progress here)

23 May:  Jeff Bezemer and Carey Jewitt Seminar. ‘Moving Multimodality on: Exploring Communication in the context of Practical Activity and Digital Touch’.

25 – 27 May:  Research Workshop at Mont Fleur with Carey Jewitt and Jeff Bezemer.

17 July:  UCT Teaching and Learning Conference.

15 – 17 August:  Multimodality – moving the theory forward. 9th International Conference on Multimodality (9ICOM) Conference, Odense, Denmark

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19 September: Reading group. Discussion of a book chapter by Jeff Bezemer & Gunther Kress and an article by Adam Jaworski & Crispin Thurlow.

14 November: Presentation and discussion facilitated by Travis Noakes on teaching emoji design. Find the abstract for this presentation here.


1 – 3 November: Writer’s Retreat, Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch.

20 – 22 September: Presenting at Third Bremen Conference on Multimodality. Bremen, Germany.

11 August: ‘Changing Writing’ Writer’s Workshop, UCT Writing Centre.

7 – 8 August 2017: Attending the ‘Multimodal Pedagogies in Higher Education Colloquium’. University of the Western Cape, Cape Town.

2 August: Presenting ‘Changing Writing’ at the Teaching and Learning Conference. University of Cape Town.  [Description here, blog post here and video recordings here]

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