Search for dissertations about: "embodiment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 113 swedish dissertations containing the word embodiment.

  1. 1. Situated Embodiment : Studies in the emergence of spatial meaning

    Author : Jordan Zlatev; Chris Sinha; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; General Linguistics; allmän språkvetenskap;

    Abstract : What does it mean to know a language? How do children acquire language, seemingly spontaneously? How is intersubjective linguistic meaning made possible? How are people able to understand utterances which they have not heard before? General questions such as these are of primal concern for modem theoretical linguistics. At the same time the dominant theoretical approach to answering them, generativism, has given rise to persistent anomalies and confusions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Material virtualities : Approaching online textual embodiment

    Author : Jenny Sunden; Jenny Sundén; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Embodiment; body; cyberfeminism; cyborg; subjectivity; virtuality; materiality; MUD; MOO; cybercultural studies; digital textuality; online ethnography; poststructuralist literary theory; queer theory; online interaction; Diskursanalys; språksociologi; cyberspace; queerteori; virtuell verklighet; MUD; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : While the Internet is often presented as a disembodied medium, various forms of bodily presence are continually introduced when people meet online. This study explores notions of embodiment in a particular text-based virtual world (here called WaterMOO) by investigating how bodies- always sexually specific- are created and rendered meaningful in online textual practices. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dylan Thomas's Poetics of Embodiment

    Author : Anne Päivärinta; Finland University of Tampere; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Conceptual Metaphor Theory; cognitive poetics; embodiment; stylistics; Modernism; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dissertation explores the structure and functions of embodied metaphors in Dylan Thomas’s (1914–1953) works. It aims to show that embodiment defines Thomas’s writing both stylistically and thematically, and that Thomas’s body metaphors are essentially founded on the biblical myths of creation and the Fall. READ MORE

  4. 4. Singing the body electric : Understanding the role of embodiment in performing and composing interactive music

    Author : Anna Einarsson; Tom Ziemke; Per Mårtenson; Sally-Jane Norman; Kungl. Musikhögskolan; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; music composition; embodiment; singing; interactive music; live electronics; affordances; performance technologies; computer music; music composition; performance technologies; ;

    Abstract : Almost since the birth of electronic music, composers have been fascinated by the prospect of integrating the human voice with its expressiveness and complexity into electronic musical works. This thesis addresses how performing with responsive technologies in mixed works, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nqabayo’s Nomansland: San Rock Art and the Somatic Past

    Author : Geoffrey Blundell; Paul Sinclair; Knut Helskog; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; San; Bushman; southern Africa; Nomansland; Eastern Cape; Storm Shelter; rock art; shamanism; Kalahari revisionist debate; body; embodiment; somatic past; postcolonial; colonial; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : The most significant challenge facing modern southern African rock art research is the integration of rock paint­ings into the construction of San history. This challenge is made all the more difficult because of poor chronologi­cal control over the images. READ MORE