AUT - Sigrid Norris

AUT

Associate Professor Sigrid Norris

Director: Multimodal Research Centre

Phone: 921 999 extn 6262

Email: sigrid.norris@aut.ac.nz

Links to relevant web pages:

http://www.sigridnorris.com

Qualifications:

PhD, Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA

MS, Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA

BA, Russian Language & Literature, George Washington University,  Washington DC, USA

Biography:

Sigrid Norris is Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of the Multimodal Research Centre.  She is the author of Analyzing Multimodal Interaction: A Methodological Framework (Routledge, 2004), rosarot und schwarz. Gedichte (Deutscher Lyrik Verlag, 2008), and Identity in (Inter)action (de Gruyter Mouton, 2011);

More information about Sigrid’s work can be found at http://www.sigridnorris.com/

Teaching Areas:

Sigrid primarily teaches multimodal research methods and multimodal theory as well as multimodal identity on postgraduate level.

Current supervisions

Communicating religious belief through identity production in Thai vegetarians (Boonyalakha Makboon, PhD)

Communicating Knowledge in High School Tutoring (Jesse Pirini, PhD)

Completed supervisions at AUT

Marketing the Visual Arts in New Zealand: A Critical Analysis of Promotional Material by Christchurch Art Galleries. (Candy Lange, MA)

Maori Identity: How to become Tertiary Learners (Tui Matelau, MCS)

Changing modal values through sustainable consumption of food. (Dave Brown, MPhil) 

Getting attention, keeping attention and measuring attention in the age of information overload (Paul White, MPhil)

Kitesurfing: Actions, (inter)actions and mediation (Jarret Geenen, PhD)

Research areas:

Multimodal theory and method; multimodal identity production; geosemiotics; and practice-based research method and theory

Current Research Projects:

Who are We? and How is New Media Technology Impacting our Lives?  A world-wide questionnaire project.

Geosemiotics Project: A global project-collaboration.

A video ethnography of the enactment of embodied modes as utilised during horseback riding lessons.

A video ethnography of workplace practices.

Publications:

Books

Norris, Sigrid and Maier, Carmen. D. (eds). 2014. Interactions, Images and Texts: A reader in multimodality. Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter Mouton.

Norris, Sigrid (ed). 2012. Multimodality and Practice: Investigating Theory-in-Practice-through-Method.  New York: Routledge.

Norris, Sigrid  2011. Identity in (Inter)action: Introducing Multimodal (Inter)action Analysis.  Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter Mouton.

Norris, Sigrid 2008. rosarot und schwarz. Gedichte.  Aachen, Germany: Deutscher Lyrik Verlag.

Norris, Sigrid and Jones R.H. (eds). 2005. Discourse in action: Introducing mediated discourse analysis. London: Routledge.

Norris, Sigrid 2004. Analyzing Multimodal Interaction: A Methodological Framework. London:  Routledge.

 

Selected Articles and Chapters

Norris, Sigrid. 2014. Learning tacit classroom participation. WCLTA. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences. Elsevier.

Norris, Sigrid 2014. Developing multimodal (inter)action analysis: A personal account. In: Norris, Sigrid and Maier, C. D. (eds). Interactions, Images and Texts: A Reader in Multimodality. Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter Mouton.

Norris, Sigrid, Geenen, Jarret, Metten, Thomas, and Pirini, Jesse. 2014. Collecting video data: The role of the researcher. In: Norris, Sigrid and Maier, C. D. (eds). Interactions, Images and Texts: A Reader in Multimodality. Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter Mouton.

Norris, Sigrid. Geenen, Jarret, Pirini, Jesse and Matelau, Tui. 2014. Studying social actors: Some thoughts on ethics.  In: Norris, Sigrid and Maier, C. D. (eds). Interactions, Images and Texts: A Reader in Multimodality. Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter Mouton.

Norris, Sigrid. 2014.  Modal Density and Modal Configurations.  In Jewitt, C. (ed) The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis. Second edition. London, New York: Routledge.

Norris, Sigrid. 2013. Multimodal (inter)action analysis. In: Albers P, Holbrook T, Flint A.S. New Methods in Literacy Research. London, New York: Routledge.

Norris, Sigrid. 2013.  Multimodal (Inter)action Analysis: An Integrative methodology.  In: Cornelia Müller, Ellen Fricke, Alan Cienki, David McNeill (eds). Body – Language – Communication.   Berlin, New York: de Gruyter Mouton.

Norris, Sigrid. 2013. What is a mode? Smell, olfactory perception, and the notion of mode in multimodal mediated theory. Multimodal Communication 2(2): 155-169.

Norris, Sigrid. 2012 [2002]. The Implication of Visual Research for Discourse Analysis:  Transcription beyond Language.  In: Dicks, Bella (ed).  Digital Qualitative Research Methods. London, New Delhi: Sage.

Norris, Sigrid 2012. The creation of a community artist in everyday life:  Long-duration process and creative actions.  In Jones, R. H. (ed) Discourse and creativity. Harlow, UK: Pearson Education.

Norris, Sigrid  2011.  Practice-based research:  Multimodal explorations through poetry and painting.  Multimodal Communication 1(1): 31-46.

Norris, Sigrid. 2011. Teaching Touch/Response-Feel: A First Step to an Analysis of Touch from an (Inter)active Perspective.  In Norris, Sigrid (ed). Multimodality in Practice: Investigating Theory-in-Practice-through-Method.  London: Routledge.

Norris, Sigrid 2011. Three hierarchical positions of deictic gesture in relation

to spoken language: A multimodal interaction analysis.  Visual

Communication. 10(2):1-19.

Norris, Sigrid. 2009. Tempo, Auftakt, Levels of Actions, and Practice:

Rhythms in Ordinary Interactions. Journal of Applied Linguistics 6 (3):

333-356. 


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