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Investigadora predoctoral del GrEP

Campus de la Comunicació de la Universitat Pompeu Fabra
C/Roc Boronat 138,
08018, Barcelona

Oficina 53.204
Tel. 93 542 1114
julia.florit@upf.edu

Twitter: @JuliaFloritPons

Personal webpage: https://sites.google.com/view/juliafloritpons

Júlia Florit-Pons

About Me

Júlia Florit-Pons is a first-year PhD student at the Department of Translation and Language Sciences at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Catalonia), carrying out her research under the supervision of Dr. Pilar Prieto (ICREA/UPF) and Dr. Alfonso Igualada (UOC). Her research focuses on how multimodality can help improve pragmatic and narrative abilities of typically developing (TD) and atypically developing (AD) children.

She holds a B.A. in Applied Languages and a M.A. in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

 

Research Interests

- First Language Acquisition
- Multimodal learning and embodied cognition
- Pragmatic development
- Narrative development
- Gesture-speech development
- Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Language Disorder


Current Projects

- Temporal integration between gesture prominence and pitch accentuation
- The pragmatic features of non-referential gestures
- Multimodal labeling of audiovisual corpora
- Pragmatic and narrative development in TD, DLD and ASD children

 

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Florit-Pons, J., Vilà-Giménez, I., Rohrer, P. L., & Prieto, P. (in prep.). Multimodal development in children's narrative speech: A longitudinal study of referential and temporal aspects of co-speech gesture.


Communications

Florit-Pons, J., Vilà-Giménez, I., Rohrer, P. L., & Prieto, P. (2021, January 27-29). Referent’s information status, pitch accentuation, and gestural marking inchildren’s narratives: a longitudinal perspective. Alternate talk at 18th Old World Conference on Phonology (OCP). University of the Balearic Islands: Eivissa, Illes Balears.

Florit-Pons, J., Vilà-Giménez, I., Rohrer, P. L., & Prieto, P. (2021, January 4-8). The development of non-referential gestures and the ability to mark IS in narrative speech: A longitudinal study. Oral presentation at Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Cognitive Development Center CEU. Central European University: Budapest, Hungary.

Florit-Pons, J., Graziano, M., Vilà-Giménez, I., Rohrer, P. L., and Prieto, P. (2020, October 22-23). Crosslinguistic analysis of gesture development in narrative speech. Oral presentation at GEstures and Head Movements in Language (GEHM) plenary meeting. University of Copenhaguen: Copenhaguen, Denmark.

Florit-Pons, J., Vilà-Giménez, I., Rohrer, P. L. & Prieto, P. (2020, September 7-9). The development and temporal integration of co-speech gesture in narrative speech: A longitudinal study. Proceedings of the Gesture and Speech in Interaction (GeSpIn). KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Stockholm (Sweden).

Rohrer, P. L., Vilà-Giménez, I., Florit-Pons, J., Esteve-Gibert, N., Ren, A., Shattuck-Hufnagel, S., & Prieto, P. (2020, September 7-9). The MultiModal MultiDimensional (M3D) labelling scheme for the annotation of audiovisual corporaProceedings of the Gesture and Speech in Interaction (GeSpIn). KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Stockholm (Sweden).

 

   

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