Nimish K. Pratha
Nimish K. Pratha will receive a Bachelors of Science in Physiology and Neuroscience and a Bachelors of Arts in Linguistics at the University of California at San Diego. He is particularly interested in the Japanese language and manga, and as a fluent speaker of Japanese, has worked translating them into English for several years. His other interests include neurolinguistics, dance, and game design.
Natalie Avunjian holds a Bachelors of Science in Cognitive Science from the University of California at San Diego with a minor in Computer Science. She currently works as an engineer in the field of information technology, and holds interests in the visual and fine arts, web design, and music.
Neil Cohn is an assistant professor at the Tilburg center for Cognition and Communication at Tilburg University. He is internationally recognized for his research on the overlap of the structure and cognition of sequential images and language. His book, The Visual Language of Comics (Bloomsbury, 2013), introduces a broad framework for studying visual narratives in the linguistic and cognitive sciences. His edited volume, The Visual Narrative Reader (Bloomsbury, 2016), integrates interdisciplinary research on visual narratives into a unified field within the cognitive sciences. His work is online at www.visuallanguagelab.com.
Published Online: 2016-10-04
Published in Print: 2016-12-01
Citation Information: Multimodal Communication. Volume 5, Issue 2, Pages 93–109, ISSN (Online) 2230-6587, ISSN (Print) 2230-6579, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/mc-2016-0017, October 2016