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Full Title: 11th International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature

Short Title: ILL
Location: Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Start Date: 06-Apr-2017 - 08-Apr-2017
Contact: Pamela Perniss
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Meeting Description: University of Brighton, UK

11th International Symposium on Iconicity in Language and Literature, 6-8 April 2017

The eleventh in a series of biennial international and interdisciplinary symposia organized by the Iconicity Research Project since 1997, this meeting will once again focus on iconicity, resemblance mappings between form and meaning, in language and in literature. The theme of the 2017 symposium is the “operationalization of iconicity”, concerned with being able to define and describe different types and levels of iconicity as they appear in different media and modalities. We especially welcome proposals for papers dedicated to this theme, but encourage submissions investigating iconicity from a broad range of perspectives.

Keynote Speakers:

Neil Cohn (Tilburg University, Netherlands)
Mark Dingemanse (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Lucia Santaella (São Paulo Catholic University, Brazil)

Note: If you are a sign language user and are interested in attending this symposium, please contact Pamela Perniss ( as soon as possible.
Linguistic Subfield: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Semantics
LL Issue: 27.4605

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