Joanna Skubisz

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Holder of the PhD Grant in the ERC-funded BlackBox project, in the Multimodal Communication and Linguistics section, led by Prof. Carla Fernandes. MA-degree in German Philology and German as a Foreign Language in 2014 from the Bielefeld University, Germany. Her current research aims at studying human non-verbal behavior emerging in creative settings and at embodied cognitive processes accompanying the artistic work. In her PhD thesis, she will focus on dancer-choreographer encounters and explore the metaphoricity in speech and gestures questioning how both facets influence the conceptualization of ideas and encourage the compositional practices."

Certified for Modules I, II, and III