LINGUIST List 13.2666

Wed Oct 16 2002

Calls: Cognitive Ling, Logrono, Spain

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  1. francisco.santibanez, Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Logrono, Spain

Message 1: Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Logrono, Spain

Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 05:17:33 +0000
From: francisco.santibanez <>
Subject: Cognitive Linguistics Conference, Logrono, Spain

International Cognitive Linguistics Conference

Short Title: ICLC
Location: University of La Rioja, Logrono, Spain
Date: 20-JUL-03 - 25-JUL-03
Web Site:
Contact Person: Organizing Committee
Meeting Email:

Meeting Description: 

Over the last decade Spain has witnessed an upsurge of interest in
Cognitive Linguistics among scholars from different disciplines. The
expansion of this research framework has given rise to the creation of
a local branch of the ICLA, AELCO/SCOLA (Spanish Cognitive Linguistics
Association), whose current president is Juana Marin Arrese
(Complutense University of Madrid), Antonio Barcelona (University of
Murcia) having been the first president of the
association. AELCO/SCOLA has generously offered to sponsor our
proposal to hold the 2003 biannual meeting of ICLA at the University
of La Rioja. Support has also been received from Spanish and European
universities actively involved in research in Cognitive Linguistics
(Cordoba, Madrid, Murcia, Zaragoza, Hamburg, Amsterdam, among


- Antonio Barcelona (Murcia):
Metonymic Chains
- Ray Gibbs (San Diego): Embodied action in Language and Thought
- Brigitte Nerlic (Nottingham): From
Green Talk to Gene Talk: The Metaphor off 'Silent Sspring' in Environmental Discourse
- Jan Nuyts (Antwerp): Cognitive Linguistics and Functionalism
- Klaus-Uwe Panther (Hamburg):
Inferencing in the Construction of Meaning
- Eve Sweetser(Berkeley): (title pending)
- Gerard Steen (Amsterdam): Basic Discourse Acts: When Language and Cognition Turn into
- Mark Turner (Maryland): Discourse Blends

- Enrique Bernardez (Complutense University, Madrid): 
Social Cognition: Variation, Language, and Culture
- Dirk Geeraerts (Leuven):
'Usage-based' Implies 'Variational'. On the Inevitability of Cognitive
- George Lakoff (Berkeley): (title pending)
- Ronald Langacker (San Diego): 
Construction Grammars: Cognitive, Radical, and Less So
- Leonard Talmy (Buffalo): 
How Language Directs Attention

Linguistic Subfield(s): Cognitive Science
Call Deadline: 15-Nov-2002


Collaborating associations:

Spanish Applied Linguistics Association 

Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association 

Abstracts are solicited for papers to be presented at the ICLC 2003 in
Logrono, La Rioja, Spain.
Papers related to all areas of Cognitive Linguistics are welcome.
Submission Deadline for GENERAL and POSTER sessions: November 15, 2002

Further Information on ICLC 2003:
See the Conference Homepage at:

Further information on the International Cognitive Linguistics
Association (ICLA):
See the ICLA homepage at:
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