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Full Title: Metaphors in the Indigenous Languages of South America
Location: Brasília, Brazil
Start Date: 24-Sep-2014 - 26-Sep-2014
Contact: Ana Suelly Cabral
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: This is the first Brazilian conference on metaphors in the indigenous languages of South America. The meeting will bring together linguists, psychologists, anthropologists, historians and researchers in other areas who address the intrinsic relations between culture, language and cognition. The aims of the event are to contribute to dialogue on: (a) metaphor in the language of time and space, be it 'present time', dream time, historical or mythological time; (b) metaphor and quantificational systems; (c) the cultural foundations of the meanings of metaphoric expressions; (d) the application and evaluation of cognitive theories of metaphor in the study of lesser-known indigenous languages.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Psycholinguistics
LL Issue: 25.1324

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