Olivier Le Guen
List of John Benjamins publications for which Olivier Le Guen plays a role.
Anthropology of Gesture
Edited by Heather Brookes and Olivier Le Guen
Special issue of Gesture 18:2/3 (2019) vi, 282 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive psychology | Communication Studies | Electronic/Multimedia Products | Gesture Studies | Signed languages
Gesture studies and anthropological perspectives: An introduction. Anthropology of Gesture, Brookes, Heather and Olivier Le Guen (eds.), pp. 119–1412019.
This contribution is the introduction for the special issue of Gesture entitled “Anthropology of Gesture”. As such, it raises two main questions: how do gestures contribute to the field of anthropology? And, inversely, how anthropology can improve our understanding of gesture and gestural… read more | Introduction
Temperature terms and their meaning in Yucatec Maya (Mexico). The Linguistics of Temperature, Koptjevskaja-Tamm, Maria (ed.), pp. 742–7752015.
Many authors suggest that temperature meaning is primarily defined through bodily experience (Goddard & Wierzbicka 2007; Koptjevskaja-Tamm & Rakhilina 2006). While this is probably the case for the basic meaning of many temperature terms around the world, some languages nonetheless use temperature… read more | Article
This paper aims at providing a systematic framework for investigating differences in how people point to existing spaces. Pointing is considered according to two conditions: (1) A non-transposed condition where the body of the speaker always constitutes the origo and where the various types of… read more | Article