ISGS 2022

The 9th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies

“Gesture: From Description to ApplicatioN”, Chicago, July 13-15, 2022

The International Society for Gesture Studies (ISGS) is excited to announce that our
ninth conference will be held at the David Rubenstein Forum, a brand new conference
center on the campus of The University of Chicago, July 13-15, 2022. More details,
including plenary speakers, and a call for abstracts will be forthcoming.

We look forward to abstract submissions centered around, but not limited to, the
conference theme: Gesture: From Description to Application. We are open to all
theoretical approaches and disciplines engaged in gesture studies.

Important Dates
September 1, 2021: Submission Opens
November 15, 2021: Submission Deadline
January 24, 2022: Notification of Acceptance
May 9, 2022: Early-Bird Registration Closes
June 13, 2022: Registration Closes
July 14, 2022: Opening Reception
July 13-15, 2022: Conference

ISGS 2021 Organizing Committee
Martha W. Alibali, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Daniel Casasanto, Cornell University
Breckie Church, Northeastern Illinois University
Susan Wagner Cook, University of Iowa
Susan Goldin-Meadow, University of Chicago
Michelle Perry, University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign
Elizabeth Wakeeld, Loyola University Chicago

Please direct any questions about the conference to

More information on the plenary speakers and call for papers coming soon!