29.2973, Confs: Applied Ling, Disc Analysis, Gen Ling, Language Acquisition, Socioling/United Kingdom

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LINGUIST List: Vol-29-2973. Fri Jul 20 2018. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.

Subject: 29.2973, Confs: Applied Ling, Disc Analysis, Gen Ling, Language Acquisition, Socioling/United Kingdom

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Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:21:05
From: Marianna Bolognesi [marianna.bolognesi at mod-langs.ox.ac.uk]
Subject: The Creative Power of Metaphor

 
The Creative Power of Metaphor 

Date: 29-Mar-2019 - 30-Mar-2019 
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom 
Contact: Marianna Bolognesi 
Contact Email: marianna.bolognesi at mod-langs.ox.ac.uk 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics 

Meeting Description: 

Save the Date: The Creative Power of Metaphor 

#creativemetaphor  

29 – 30 March 2019 at Worcester College, Oxford, UK

Join us in Oxford for a 2-day conference designed to investigate the nexus
between the following three elements: Metaphor, Linguistic Diversity, and
Human Creativity. 

The conference will be structured around four keynote lectures and four panels
which will investigate four themes, outlined below. A call inviting
participation in the panels and presentation of poster contributions will be
advertised at the beginning of September. 

1. Panel topic: Metaphor and linguistic diversity  
Keynote speaker: Lera Boroditsky

2. Panel topic: Metaphor and emotion
Keynote speaker: Zoltan Kövecses

3. Panel topic: Metaphor and communication
Keynote speaker: Gerard Steen

4. Panel topic: Metaphor and creativity
Keynote speaker: Rachel Giora

We look forward to welcoming you in Oxford!

The Organisers:

Professor Katrin Kohl
Dr Marianna Bolognesi
Dr Ana Werkmann Horvat

Creative Multilingualism (https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/). 

Our research group is a large cross-disciplinary team of academics working on
the nexus between linguistic diversity and creativity. The conference is being
organised by Strand 1 of Creative Multilingualism: Embodying Ideas – the
Creative Power of Metaphor: https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/research/metaphor
 






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