Distributed Thinking Symposium IV

On March 31 2014, Fred Vallée-Tourangeau of Kingston University, London, hosted the 6th Distribut

Finding Common Ground

A call for papers and posters is out from Bert Hodges and Carol Fowler.

New website

The ISSILC website has moved from its old WordPress platform to this new site.

CILC 2014
Sep. 10. to Sep. 12.

The 2nd CILC will be held at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland on September 10th to 12th 2014.

Become a member

The ISSILC welcomes new members, who will join a vibrant community of scholars.


ISSILC organizes a biennial conference in the CILC-series.


The International Society for the Study of Interactivity, Language, and Cognition (the acronym ISSILC can be pronounced I-silk) is a society of scientists and scholars engaged in conversing with each other in ways that help to integrate studies of cognition, language, and interactivity.

CILC Conferences

The ISSILC organizes a biennial conference that gathers internationally leading researchers across disciplinary borders, including linguistics, applied linguistics, education, interaction studies, biology, cognitive science, psychology, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, communication studies, semiotics, and biosemiotics. These are the CILC conferences: International Conference for Interactivity, Language and Cognition.

Become a member

The International Society for the Study of Interactivity, Language, and Cognition welcomes new members. As a member of the ISSILC you receive regular newsletters, participation in the biannual CILC conferences, and, when available, discounts on selected publications that result from the work of members of the Society.