Publications

Monographs

Bressem, Jana (2012). Repetitions in gesture: Structures, functions, and cognitive aspects. Europa-Universtität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder). Dissertation.

Bressem, Jana (submitted). Repetitions in gesture: A cognitive-linguistic and usage-based perspective. to be submitted to the book series “Applications of Cognitive Linguistics (ACL)”, De Gruyter Mouton.

Müller, Cornelia, Jana Bressem & Silva H. Ladewig (in preparation). Gesture and Language. Textbook to be published by Routledge.


Editions

Fricke, Ellen & Jana Bressem (eds.) (2019). Gesten – gestern, heute, übermorgen. Vom Forschungsprojekt zur Ausstellung. Universitätsverlag Chemnitz: TU Chemnitz.

 

 

Müller, Cornelia, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Jana Bressem (Eds.) (2014). Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction.(Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.2.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton.

 

 


Book chapters

Bressem, Jana (submitted). “Conceptualizing plurality as bounded areas in space – Reduplication and diagrammatic iconicity as semiotic forces in multimodal language use”. In: Irene Mittelberg and Alexander Gerner (eds.) Body Diagrams: On the Epistemic Kinetics of Gesture. Amsterdam: Benjamins. Download Manuscript

 

Bressem, Jana (2019). Gesten der zwischenmenschlichen Kommunikation – ihre Vielfalt, Eigenschaften und Erforschung. In Ellen Fricke & Jana Bressem (eds.), Gesten – gestern, heute, übermorgen. Vom Forschungsprojekt zur Ausstellung. Universitätsverlag Chemnitz: TU Chemnitz, 52-63.

Bressem, Jana (2019). Freude und Sieg: Die Victory-Geste. In Ellen Fricke & Jana Bressem (eds.), Gesten – gestern, heute, übermorgen. Vom Forschungsprojekt zur Ausstellung. Universitätsverlag Chemnitz: TU Chemnitz, 63-69.

Fricke Ellen, Jana Bressem, Daniel Schöller und Johannes Müller-Viezens (2019). Von der Handbewegung zum Gestenlexikon: Warum können wir nicht nur mit dem Mund, sondern auch mit den Händen sprechen? In Ellen Fricke & Jana Bressem (Hrsg.), Gesten – gestern, heute, übermorgen. Vom Forschungsprojekt zur Ausstellung. Universitätsverlag Chemnitz: TU Chemnitz.

Bressem, Jana (2018). “Sprache multimodal – Strukturen und Funktionen von Gesten im Sprachgebrauch”. In: Constanze Rora and Martina Sichardt (eds.). Gesten gestalten – Spielräume zwischen Sichtbarkeit und Hörbarkeit. Wissenschaftliche Schriftenreihe der Hochschule für Musik und Theater Felix Mendelssohn, Leipzig, 35–55. Download PDF

 

Bressem Jana, Silva H. Ladewig and Cornelia Müller (2018). “Ways of expressing action in multimodal narrations – The semantic complexity of character viewpoint depictions”. In: Anika Hübl and Markus Steinbach (eds.) Linguistic Foundations of Narration in Spoken and Sign Languages. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 223–250. https://doi.org/10.1075/la.247.10bre

 

Bressem, Jana (2015). “Repetition als Mittel der Musterbildung bei redebegleitenden Gesten.” In: Christa Dürscheid und Jan Georg Schneider (eds.), Satz, Äußerung, Schema. Berlin und Boston: De Gruyter, 422-442.

 

 

Bressem, Jana (2014). “Repetitions in gesture”. In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Jana Bressem (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.2.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 1641-1649.

Bressem, Jana and Cornelia Müller (2014). “A repertoire of German recurrent gestures with pragmatic functions “. In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Jana Bressem (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.2.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 1575-1591.

Bressem, Jana and Cornelia Müller (2014). “The family of AWAY-gestures”. In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Jana Bressem (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.2.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 1592-1604.

Fricke, Ellen, Jana Bressem und Cornelia Müller (2014). “Gesture families and gestural fields”. In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Jana Bressem (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.2.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 1630-1640.

 

Bressem, Jana (2013). “A linguistic perspective on the notation of form features in gestures”. In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Sedinha Teßendorf (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.1.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 1079-1098. download overview of notational conventions (PDF)

Bressem, Jana (2013). “20th century: Empirical research of body, language, and communication.” In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Sedinha Teßendorf (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.1.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 393-416.

Bressem, Jana (2013). “Transcription systems for gestures, speech, prosody, postures, and gaze” In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Sedinha Teßendorf (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.1.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 1037-1058.

Bressem, Jana, Silva H. Ladewig and Cornelia Müller (2013). “Linguistic annotation system for gestures (LASG)”. In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Sedinha Teßendorf (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.1.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 1098-1124.

Ladewig. Silva H. and Jana Bressem (2013). “A linguistic perspective on the notation of gesture phases”. In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Sedinha Teßendorf (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.1.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 1060-1079.

Müller, Cornelia, Jana Bressem and Silva H.  Ladewig (2013). “Towards a grammar of gesture – a form based view“. In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Sedinha Teßendorf (eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.1.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 707-733.

Müller, Cornelia, Silva H.  Ladewig and Jana Bressem (2013). “Gesture and speech from a linguistic point of view: a new field and its history.” In: Cornelia Müller, Alan Cienki, Ellen Fricke, Silva H. Ladewig, David McNeill & Sedinha Teßendorf (Eds.), Body-Language-Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 38.1.). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter: Mouton, 55-81.

Skiba, Romuald, Norbert Dittmar & Jana Bressem (2007). Planning, Collecting, Exploring and Archiving longitudinal data of naturalistic L2 acquisition: The contribution of the Berlin P-MoLL-Project. In: Lourdes Ortega & Heidi Byrnes (Hgg.), The longitudinal studies of advanced von L2 capacities. Lawrence Erlbaum.

Dittmar, Norbert und Jana Bressem (2005). Syntax, Semantik und Pragmatik des kausalen Konnektors weil im Berliner ‚Wendekorpus’ der neunziger Jahre. In: Johannes Schwitalla & Werner Wegstein (Hgg.), Korpuslinguistik deutsch: synchron-diachron kontrastiv. Würzburger Kolloquium 2003. Niemeyer: Tübingen, 99–124.

 

 


Papers in journals

Bressem, Jana (in preparation). Systems of gesture coding and annotation. In Alan Cienki (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Gesture Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bressem, Jana and Claudia Wegener (in preparation). Handling talk in German and Savosavo – A cross-linguistic perspective on discursive functions of gestures. In Simon Harrison, Silva H. Ladewig & Jana Bressem (eds.), “The Diversity of Recurrency: Recurrent gestures cross-linguistically”, Special Issue Gesture.

Bressem, Jana and Claudia Wegener (in preparation). Sharing the load – the interplay of verbal and gestural negation in Savosavo.

Harrison, Simon, Silva H. Ladewig und Jana Bressem (Hrsg.). (in preparation). The diversity of recurrency: Recurrent gestures cross-linguistically. Special Issue Gesture.

Bressem Jana and Cornelia Müller (2017). The “Negative-Assessment-Construction” – A multimodal pattern based on a recurrent gesture? Linguistics Vanguard, 3 s1, Special Issue on “Multimodal Construction Grammar”. https://doi.org/10.1515/lingvan-2016-0053

 

 

Bressem, Jana, Nicole Stein and Claudia Wegener (2017). “Multimodal language use in Savosavo: Refusing, excluding and negating with speech and gesture”. Pragmatics 27(2):173-206. doi 10.1075/prag.27.2.01bre

 

 

Bressem, Jana (2016). “Autor, Körper, Geste – Zur medialen Inszenierung von Multimodalität in Buchtrailern”. In: Christoph Grube and Jörg Pottbeckers (eds.). BuchFilmWerbung – Der Buchtrailer als Kunstform und Marketinginstrument. Universitätsverlag der Technischen Universität Chemnitz. Download PDF

Bressem, Jana, Nicole Stein and Claudia Wegener (2015). “Structuring and highlighting speech – Discursive functions of holding away gestures in Savosavo.” Proceedings of the GESPIN 2015 Gesture Conference, September 2015, Nantes, Frankreich. Download PDF

Ladewig. Silva H. and Jana Bressem (2013). New insights into the medium hand – Discovering recurrent structures in gestures. Semiotica 197, 203–231.

Bressem, Jana and Silva H. Ladewig (2011). Rethinking gesture phases: Articulatory features of gestural movement? Semiotica 184–1/4, 53–91. Download PDF  10.1515/semi.2011.022

 


reviews

Bressem, Jana (in preparation). Review on: Simon Harrison. The Impulse to gesture. The Impulse to Gesture: Where Language, Minds, and Bodies Intersect. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. In Journal of Pragmatics.

Silva H. Ladewig and Jana Bressem (2009). Review on: Ulrike Bohle, Das Wort ergreifen – das Wort übergeben. Explorative Studie zur Rolle redebegleitender Gesten in der Organisation des Sprecherwechsels. Berlin: Weidler Verlag 2007. In: Gesprächsforschung- Online-Zeitschrift zur verbalen Interaktion 10, 1-11.