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Name: Alan  Cienki
Institution: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.let.vu.nl/staf/a.cienki/index_en.htm
State and/or Country: US
Netherlands   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Semantics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): Dutch
English
German
Polish
Russian
Selected Publications: Conceptual and Discourse Factors in Linguistic Structure; Metaphor and Gesture
Announced on LINGUIST :  Conceptual & Discourse Factors in Linguistic Structure
 Metaphor and Gesture
 Metaphor and Gesture
 Body - Language - Communication
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Conceptual & Discourse Factors in Linguistic Structure
 Metaphor and Gesture



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