Theo van Leeuwen’s Publications 2016

Edited special journal edition

  • (with David Machin) Multimodality, Politics and Ideology – Special Edition of Journal of Language and Politics 15(3)


Peer reviewed journal articles

  • Multimodality, Politics and Ideology’, Journal of Language and Politics 15(3): 243-258. E-ISN 1569-9862.  ISSN 1569 0 2159 (with David Machin)
  • Sound, music and gender in mobile games. Gender and Language 10(3): ISSN 1747-6321 (print), ISSN 1747 633X (online) (with David Machin)
  • A Social Semiotic Theory of Synesthesia? – A Discussion Paper. Hermes – Journal of Language and Communication in Business 55: 105-119. ISSN 1903-1785


Book chapters

  • Towards a Semiotics of Film Lighting, in J. Bateman and J. Wildfeuer, eds Film Text Analysis, London: Routledge, pp. 24-46. ISBN-13: 978-1138911383; ISBN-10: 1138911380 (with Morten Boeriis)
  • The meaning of manner: Change and continuity in the vocal style of newsreading and information announcements, in J. Mortensen, N. Coupland and J. Thøgersen, eds. Style, Mediation and Change: Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Talking Media. New York: Oxford University Press, p. 23-35. ISBN 9780190629489


Conference papers etc

Semiotic Technology and Education. Paper at Education and Semiotics Symposium, University College Lillebælt, Odense, 23 February, 2016

A social semiotics of group portraits. Invited lecture, Auckland University of Technology, 11 May 2016

Materiality and meaning: The case of the voice. Conference paper presented at Third International Conference on Language, Interactivity and Cognition, Kingston University, London, 29 June 2016

Multimodality research in organization studies – Status quo and future directions. Keynote at 32nd EGOS Colloquium (European Group of Organizational Studies), Parthenope University, Naples, 6 July 2016

The Uses of Multimodal Literacies. Public Lecture, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, 11 August 2016

The Semiotics of Group Portraits. Public lecture, Aalto University, Helsinki, 15 September 2016

Software (mis)adventures in 3D space design: off-loading and sharing interior layout design, Masterclass at 3-day Social Media as Semiotic Technology PhD Masterclass, SDU, Odense, 21 September 2016 (with Emilia Djonov)

Face Vectors, Presentation for CMC Seminar, 30 September 2016 (with Morten Boeriis)

Social Semiotic Reflections on Models. Invited paper at 1st Transdisciplinary Spatial Theory Symposium: Multimodality and Models, University of Technology, Sydney, 4 November 2016

Art as Semiotic Research. Keynote address at Art and Meaning Symposium, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 November 2016



Participation and co-organization (with Søren Vigild Poulsen and Gunhild Kvåle): Social Media as Semiotic Technology Symposium, SDU, Odense, 22-23 September

Participation and co-editing  (with Christian Mosbæk Johannessen): Trace making – Essays on the materiality of writing, edited book to be published by Routledge in 2017

(with Thomas Hestbæk Andersen, Gitte Rasmussen): Developing FKU and Velux grant application for project on online fashion shopping