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Full Title: Metaphor in Academic Conversation

      
Location: Badajoz, Spain
Start Date: 18-Oct-2014 - 18-Oct-2014
Contact: Fiona MacArthur
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.unex.es/eweb/aelco2014
Meeting Description: The present symposium aims to gather researchers who are studying the presence and role of metaphor in academic conversation – whether this takes place in classrooms, seminars, tutorials, one-to-one MA and PhD supervisions or office hours’ consultations. We are interested in research being done on the role of metaphor in academic talk in these contexts, regardless of the language being used, with a particular focus on work being done on intercultural conversation in these academic settings.

This one-day symposium will feature keynote talks by Annelie Ädel (University of Dalarna, Sweden) and Fiona MacArthur (University of Extremadura).
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis
LL Issue: 25.945

This is a session of the following meeting:
9th International Conference of the Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association

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