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Metaphor and Communication
Message 1: Metaphor and Communication
From: Francesca Ervas <metaphor2011gmail.com>
Subject: Metaphor and Communication
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Full Title: Metaphor and Communication
Date: 12-May-2011 - 14-May-2011
Location: Cagliari, Italy
Contact Person: Francesca Ervas
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://https://sites.google.com/site/metaphor2011/
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Pragmatics
Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2011
We are pleased to announce the International Conference on Metaphor organized by the Italian Association for Metaphor Studies - Metaphor Club and the University of Cagliari:
Metaphor and Communication
Cagliari - MAY 12-14, 2011
University of Cagliari, Faculty of Education Sciences
Department of Pedagogical and Philosophical Sciences
Metaphor Club Conference is usually held every two years and the purpose of Conference 2011 is to discuss the role of metaphor in communication, by exploring some of the major issues in contemporary metaphor theories. The conference will be divided into four sections, having as main subject of discussion the following topics:
1) Metaphor and Linguistic Variability
2) Metaphor and Cognition
2.1 Metaphor and (Machine) Translation, 2.2 Metaphor and Explicit/Implicit Distinction, 2.3 Metaphor and Intercultural Discourse, 2.4 Metaphor in Sign Languages
1.1 Metaphor and Concepts, 1.2 Metaphor and Cognitive Processes, 1.3 History of Metaphor Theories, 1.4 Metaphor and Artificial Intelligence
3) Metaphor and Media
3.1 Metaphor and Fiction, 3.2 Metaphor in Cinema and Visual Arts, 3.3 Metaphor and Computer Mediated Global Communication, 3.4 Metaphor and Political Communication
4) Metaphor in Science and Education
4.1 Metaphor in Scientific Explanation, 4.2 Metaphor and Models, 4.3 Metaphor in Games, 4.4 Metaphor in E-learning
Each section is divided into a plenary presentation and a thematic session with two speakers invited by Metaphor Club Committee and two contributed speakers whose abstracts are selected by double-blind review process.
Keynote and Invited Speakers:
Robyn Carston (University College London), Sam Glucksberg (Princeton University), Roberto Muffoletto (Appalachian University, Boone North Carolina), Jeannette Littlemore (University of Birmingham), Joan Elies Adell i Pitarch (Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona), John Barden (University of Birmingham), Alessio Ceccherelli (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Maurizio Galluzzo (IUAV, Venezia), Stefano Gensini (University of Rome 'La Sapienza'), Emiliano Ilardi (University of Cagliari), Stefania Manca (Institute for Educational Technology, Genova), Rachel Sutton-Spence (University of Bristol), Daniela Veronesi (Free University of Bozen).
Carla Bazzanella (University of Turin), Claudia Casadio (University of Chieti 'G.d'Annunzio'), Marco Casonato (University of Milan Bicocca), Lia Formigari (University of Rome 'La Sapienza'), Elena Gagliasso (University of Rome 'La Sapienza'), Elisabetta Gola (University of Cagliari), Sam Guttenplan (Birbeck College, London), Albert Katz (University of Western Ontario), Graham Low (University of York), Ira Noveck (Institute of Cognitive Science, Lyon), Andrew Ortony (Northwestern University), Esther Romero González (University of Granada), Belén Soria (University of Granada), Pietro Storari (University of Cagliari), Alan Wallington (University of Birmingham).
Ines Adornetti (University of Rome Tor Vergata), Francesca Ervas (University of Cagliari, Institut Jean Nicod, Paris), Valentina Favrin (University of Cagliari), Elisabetta Gola (University of Cagliari), Giulia Piredda (University of Cagliari), Pietro Storari (University of Cagliari)
Call for Papers:
We invite all scholars, who currently work in metaphor studies, to submit an abstract of their presentation, written in English or in Italian and prepared for blind-review, of no more than 500 words. Please specify on a separate page name, affiliation, e-mail address, and section in which the paper is to be presented. Submissions are made by email attachment to Elisabetta Gola at egolaunica.it and Francesca Ervas at francesca.ervasgmail.com by 15 February 2011.
15 February 2011: Deadline for submission of abstracts
15 March 2011: Notification of acceptance
12 May 2011: Registration
For further information, please contact metaphor2011gmail.com or visit the website at sites.google.com/site/metaphor2011
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