Multiliteracies Forum in Guangzhou
Professor Len Unsworth was an invited plenary speaker at the 2nd Multiliteracies Forum in Guangzhou during May 18-21 organised by the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (GUFS) and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Professor Unsworth presented his research into variation in meaning in the adaptation of picture books and novels as animated movies. He was also invited to present in the GUFS ‘expert lecture’ series on systemic functional perspectives on image-language relations in multimodal texts. Other invited speakers included Professors Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope from the University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign in the United States.