“The Style of Network News.” Conference of the Poetics and Linguistics Association. Heidelberg, Germany. 31 July-3 August 2013.
“Cognitive Linguistics in Multimodal Datasets.” Summer School in Cognitive Linguistics. Bangor, Wales. 25 July 2013.
“Embodied Viewpoint and Blended Joint Attention.” International Congress of Linguists. Geneva. 22-23 July 2013.
Lecture series in cognitive linguistics, including "Mind, Body, and Communication: Studying Multimodal Expression," "Conceptual Compression as a Mechanism of Semiosis," and "Prospects for Cognitive Linguistics." Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano. Bogotá, Colombia. 12-17 May 2013.
"Roundtable on the past and future of cognition and poetics." Conference on Cognition and Poetics. University of Osnabrück. 27 April 2013.
“Mass Murder for the Media: The Breivik Case in Norway.” Public Discussion Group, Case Western Reserve University. Friday, 19 April 2013.
"The Origin of Ideas: Blending, Creativity, and the Human Spark." Institute for the Science of Origins, Case Western Reserve University. 6pm, Wednesday, 17 April 2013.
“Literary and Artistic Compressions as a Laboratory for Cognitive Science.” Conference on Cognitive Futures of the Humanities. Bangor University. 4-6 April 2013.
“Speaking, Gesture, Bodily Stance: Studying Multimodal Communication in a Massive Dataset.” Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University. 7-9pm, 28 March 2013.
"An Empirical Laboratory for Multimodal Construction Grammar." Linguistics Colloquium. Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies. 2-3pm, 23 January 2013.
"Cognitive Science of the Media." MIT. 29 November 2012.
"Construals in Language, Thought, and Brain." Eighth international conference of the Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association (AELCO 2012). Universidad de Almería. 17-22 October 2012.
"News Reports Datamining." Workshop on Populations & Crowds: Dynamics, Disruptions and their Computational Models. USC. 6-7 September 2012.
"Workshop on Corpus-based Multimedia Analysis." A one-day module in the course on Experimental Methods in the Study of Cognition and Culture at the Aarhus Summer University. 7 August 2012.
"Multimodal Surfing, or the Embodied Mind and the Origin of Culture." MINDLab, Aarhus University. 6 August 2012.
“Statistical Work on Corpus-Based Multimodal Communication involving Language.” Conference on Empirical Methods in Cognitive Linguistics. Cleveland. 2 August 2012.
"Creativity and multimodality". The Eleventh Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language. 17-20 May 2012.
"Language, gesture, and audiovisual communication: A massive online database for researching multimodal constructions." The Eleventh Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language. 17-20 May 2012.
Rethinking Metaphor: Conceptual Integration and Empirical Methods. University of Murcia, Spain. 9-11 May 2012.
"Counterfactuals in Blended Joint Attention." Senter for Grunnforskning, Oslo. 8 May 2012.
Fitting the World to the Human Mind. University of Newcastle, UK. 28 April 2012.
"Grammatical and Multimodal Constructions for Blended Joint Attention." University of Aarhus Center for Semiotics. 20 April 2012.
"Computational Research on a Multimodal Corpus." University of Aarhus Center for Semiotics. 19 April 2012.
"Blending and Grammar" and "Blending and Advertising." University of Southern Denmark. 18 April 2012.
"In a Nutshell: Compressions of Time & Space." Norwegian University Center in St. Petersburg. 29 March 2012.
“Blending and Development.” Department of Psychology. University of Oslo. 19 March 2012.
"All the news that's fit to watch: A new computational linguistics, or how to study a billion words and two hundred thousand hours of TV." USC Gould School of Law. Room 101. 12:30-1:30pm. 2 March 2012.
"Consistently Inconsistent" & "This Court Will Now Come to Order: Fitting Law to the Human Mind" (both with Mathew McCubbins). Symposium on Modeling Decision-Making in the Law. University of Southern California Gould School of Law. 28-29 February 2012.
"How the Mind Makes the TV News." Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo. 27 September 2011.
"Divination, or the Transformation of the Modern Social Sciences." Conference on the Philosophy of the Social Sciences. Copenhagen. 26 August 2011.
"Iconicity as a byproduct of conceptual blending." Eighth International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature. Växjö, Sweden. 16-18 June 2011.
"Conceptual Blending and Culture." Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK. 6-10 June 2011.
"The Role of Art-Making and the Arts in the Research University." ArtsEngine conference. University of Michigan. 5 May 2011.
"Conceptual Networks for Time, Space, and Language." The University of Tromsø, Norway. 30 April 2011.
“Contemporary Cognitive Linguistics.” The University of Tromsø, Norway. 28 April 2011.
"Would You Be Mine? A Cognitive Scientist Daydreams About Game Theory." Conference on The Behavioral Foundations of Game Theory. University of Southern California. 22 April 2011.
"How To Be Somebody: Conceptual Integration Networks for the Self and for Other Minds." The Emory Bogardus Distinguished Lecture in the Social Sciences, University of Southern California. 21 April 2011.
“Mental Packing and Unpacking in Mathematics.” The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences. Toronto. 15 March 2011.
"Mental Packing and Unpacking in Language." Rice University Linguistic Colloquium. 10 March 2011.
"How to Have an Afterlife." Rice University. Mellon Seminar: 9 March 2011.
"Human creativity and conceptual integration." Cognitive Science Forum, University of Niš, Serbia. 17 February 2011.
4 lectures on conceptual integration. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. 8-11 February 2011.
"Blending and grammar." Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Querétaro. 7 February 2011.
3 lectures on conceptual integration. University of Manouba, Tunisia. 11-12 November 2010.
"The Poetics of Prose." Conference on Cognition & Poetics: Minding Language and Literature. University of Osnabrück. 21-24 October 2010.
"Cognition in the World: Innovation, the Body, and Technology." Department of Cognitive Science, UC Merced. 18 October 2010.
"Full Speed Reverse: Reconsidering the Foundations of Social Science." The Invited Workshop of the Cognitive Science Society's annual meeting. Portland, Oregon, 11 August 2010.
"Learning Language: The Perspective From All Sides Of Cognition." The Fifth University of California Language Consortium Conference, in partnership with the East Coast Language Consortium. University of California, San Diego. 23 April 2010.
"The Embodied Mind and the Spark of Human Culture." Green College, University of British Columbia. 5-6:30 pm, Monday, 8 March 2010.
Panel on "Law and Neuroscience." Fourth Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, 2009. Gould Law School, University of Southern California. 20 November 2009.
Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute. Berkeley. 6-24 July 2009.
"Ten Lectures on Mind and Language." Seventh China International Forum on Cognitive Linguistics. May 2009.
CECC Conference on Cognition and Culture. Lisbon. 21-22 May 2009.
"Categorization of Time and Space Through Language." Foundation For Polish Science. Serock near Warsaw, Poland, 25-28 February 2009.
"Big-Time Morality: The Cognitive Science of Moral Considerations Across Space and Time." National Humanities Center symposium on "Autonomy, Singularity, Creativity." 14 November 2008.
"Thinking With Feeling." Fellow's Public Lecture, Institute of Advanced Study. Durham University, UK. 8 November 2008.
"Creativity." Institute of Advanced Study. Durham University, UK. 27 October 2008.
"Minds, Machines, and Media." Distinguished Lecturer Series. Georgia Institute of Technology. 2 October 2008.
"Forbidden Fruit: Principles and Origins of the Modern Mind." Rice Linguistics Colloquium. 18 September 2008.
"Social Ontology, Conceptual Structure, and the Law." Distinguished Scholar, USC-Caltech Center for the Study of Law & Politics. 2-5 September 2008.
ESSE 2008. Aarhus University, Denmark. 22-26 August 2008.
Star Island symposium on Emergence in Human Evolution and Development. 28 July - 4 August, 2008.
"A Muse of Fire." Haverford College. 18 April 2008.
"The Mind is an Autocatalytic Vortex." Conference on The Literary Mind. Humboldts-Universität zu Berlin. 10-12 April 2008.
"Devices for Meaning Construction." Center for Semiotic Research, Denmark. 8 February 2008.
USC Law School. 27 November 2007.
Conference: Theory of Mind and Literature. Purdue University. 1-3 November 2007.
University of Toronto. 25-28 October 2007.
First Annual Clarence Branton Memorial Lecture. Washington & Jefferson College. 23 October 2007.
Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association. University of Chicago. 12-14 October 2007.
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. 28 September 2007.
Conference: Communications in the 21st Century. Organized by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Hungarian Telekom. Budapest, Hungary. 27-29 September 2007.
Conference: Language and Cognition. Minas Gerais, Brazil. 9-11 August 2007.
Department of Linguistics, University of São Paolo, Brazil. 6-7 August, 2007.
Conference: Explanation in the Social Sciences: Philosophical Theory and Scientific Practice. Universität Witten/Herdeke, Germay. 11-14 June 2007.
UCSD Political Science Colloquium. 11 May 2007. Pdf of abstract.
Symposium on Visual Ethics. Inamori Center for Ethics and Excellence. Case Western Reserve University. 21-22 April 2007. Pdf of abstract.
Institute of Cognitive Science. University of Louisiana, Lafayette. 19 April 2007.
2007 Robert J. Kane Memorial Lecture, Ohio State University, 1 March.
Colloquium on Autonomy, Singularity, Creativity: The Human and the Humanities, at the National Humanities Center, November, 2006, 2007, 2008. A three-year research initiative at the NHC. Pdf of slideshow.
Social Change Workshop, Stanford, 2006.