The Role Of Gesture In Traditional Narratives

Evening class

Lauren Gawne

The Role Of Gesture In Traditional Narratives

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 18:45

Daryll Forde Seminar Room, Anthropology Building, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. Tube: Euston Square. map

The gestures that we use when we speak are an often-overlooked part of what makes us human. This evening we will learn how gestures are closely linked to the human language faculty. We will also examine how gesture and culture are closely linked. Finally, we will look at how gesture is a unique part of human cognition that differentiates us from computers and also from other animals.

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Our evening talks include discussion, are free and open to all.