MODE Conference – Multimodality: Methodological Explorations

Main Conference Dates: Thursday 15th– Friday 16th January 2015

Post-Conference Multimodal Methods Swap: Saturday 17th January 2015

Venue: Quakers Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

Programme and abstracts available to download here

Fees: Conference – Full fee £150, Student £110; Multimodal Methods Swap fee: £20; Lunch and light refreshments included in fees, accommodation not included.

Key dates:

17th October 2014 Submission of conference abstracts*

1st November 2014 Notification of abstract acceptance/rejection

7th December 2014 Deadline for registration Conference and Swap Shop

Conference aim and scope: Fifteen years after the term ‘multimodality’ emerged on the communicational landscape this conference poses some critical questions: What theories and methods do we have now, and how are they used? What are they used for? What is new methodologically? What is needed and what is next? This two-day conference is designed to bring together new and established scholars working across the field of multimodality to explore methodological developments. Key notes and MODE showcases by Jeff Bezemer, Rosie Flewitt, Gunther Kress, Carey Jewitt and Sara Price.

Conference focus and themes: Multimodal methodological exploration is the focus, and we welcome theoretical, empirical, novel applications, review papers with a methodological focus on multimodality, including:

  • Methodological processes and practices
  • Multimodality and ethics
  • Multimodal transcription
  • Analytical frameworks
  • Theoretical and conceptual developments
  • Methodological innovation
  • Inter-disciplinary possibilities

Papers can be individual, themed symposia or panel papers.

*The MODE abstract template must be used and submitted to

Access to the Single Paper Abstract Template.
Access to the Symposium Abstract Template.