I am teaching classes in multimodal, interdisciplinary, and applied linguistics and researching film and other multimodal documents within several projects exploring the notion of multimodal discourse. My publications include a monograph entitled Film Discourse Interpretation: Towards a New Paradigm for Multimodal Film Analysis, published in 2014 with Routledge, the textbook Multimodality, several edited collections of papers, as well as several contributions and papers on the analysis of multimodal artefacts such as film, comics, etc. I am one of the editors of the journal 'Visual Communication'. I am also the executive secretary of the Bremen Institute for Transmedial Textuality Research and organize lecture series, workshops, etc. at the Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Science at Bremen University.From February 2017 on, I am on maternal leave. The best way to contact me is by writing an email.