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Mon Feb 02 2009

Confs: Cognitive Science, Discourse Analysis, Ling & Literature/Germany

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        1.    Marcus Callies, Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences

Message 1: Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences
Date: 02-Feb-2009
From: Marcus Callies <marcus.calliesanglistik.uni-freiburg.de>
Subject: Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences
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Bi-directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences

Date: 27-Feb-2009 - 01-Mar-2009
Location: Marburg, Germany
Contact: Marcus Callies
Contact Email: calliesstaff.uni-marburg.de
Meeting URL: http://www.staff.uni-marburg.de/~callies/BPCS/BPCSindex.html

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Language
Acquisition; Ling & Literature

Meeting Description:

Aiming at bringing together researchers who engage in the trans-disciplinary
study of cognitive phenomena, this conference intends to investigate the
bi-directionality, that is, the mutual heuristic applicability of diverse (and
possibly complementary) research topics and methodologies in the cognitive

Thursday, 26 February 2009

Conference Warming

Friday, 27 February 2009

09.00 - 09.15
Opening Address

09.15 - 10.00
A. Stefanowitsch (Bremen)
Cognitive Linguistics as a Cognitive Science

10.00 - 10.30
Coffee Break

Session 1: Cognitive Linguistics: Transdisciplinary Potentials (10.30 - 11.30)

L. Ströbel (Erlangen):
Unsichtbar, Sichtbar, Grammatikalisierung

V.D. Zhang (Taipei):
Textualizing Emotions and Cultural Consumption in Advertising Language

A. Ziem (Basel):
Cognitive Methodology Meets Language Pedagogy: Toward A Coherent Framework of

11.30 - 12.00

12.00 - 13.15
Lunch Break

13.15 - 14.00
S. Niemeier (Koblenz)
What's In a Heart: Culture Specific Concepts of Emotionality and Rationality

14.00 - 14.20
Coffee Break

Session 2: Cognitive Linguistics: (Cross-) Cultural Applications (14.20 - 15.20)

J. Goschler (Bremen):
Metaphorical Patterns and Cultural Practice: Converging and Diverging Evidence
about the Conceptualization of Personality

M. Callies (Freiburg):
Within-Culture Variation In English Sports Metaphors: A Window to History,
Culture, and National Identity?

Y. Zhang (Göttingen):
Global Understanding: Prototype For Cross-Cultural Narrative Patterns

15.20 - 15.50

15.50 - 16.10
Coffee Break

16.10 - 16.55
G. Steen (Amsterdam)
Style and Cognitive Science: The Perspective from Genre

Session 3: Cognitive Poetics: Literary Approaches (17.00 - 18.00)

S. Freißmann (Gießen):
Wie Viel Körper Braucht Der Geist? Literarische Antworten auf Eine
Kognitionswissenschaftliche Frage

A. Lohöfer, C. Ott, W. Keller (Marburg/Berlin):
How Novels Feel: Emotional and Rational Reading Processes in Contemporary Fiction

D. Vanderbeke (Jena):
The Same Anew, or: Telling and Showing in the Literary Presentation of Cognitive

18.00 - 18.30

Conference Dinner

Saturday, 28 February 2009

10.00 - 10.45
P. Stockwell (Nottingham)
The Cognitive Aesthetics of Reading Literature

10.45 - 11.00
Coffee Break

Session 4: Cognition and Aesthetic Assessment (11.00 - 12.00)

G. Hindemith (München/Paris):
Der Film Als Audio-Visuelle Objektzirkulation - Wie Bedeutung Entsteht

A. Kleeman (Berkeley):
Familiarity Breeds Beauty: Collective Aesthetics And The Mere Exposure Effect

M. Klepper (Berlin):
Vision And Cognition: A Scene From Henry James

12.00 - 12.30

12.30 - 13.30
Lunch Break

13.30 - 14.15
B. Busse (Bern)
Perspectives on Cognitive Poetics

14.15 - 14.30
Coffee Break

Session 5: Cognitive Poetics: (New) Bi-Directional Perspectives? (14.30 - 16.00)

M. Malzahn (Al-Ain):
''How Do I Love Thee?'' Cognition and Metacognition in and through Poetry

W.G. Müller (Jena):
Verbal Irony in Shakespeare's Dramatic Works: Production and Comprehension of
Ironic Utterances

G. Thoms, S. Versace (Glasgow):
How Does the Mind Do Literary Work?

C.J. Yang (Hualien):
''One Day I Wrote Her Name Upon the Strand'': Cognitive Poetics and Literary

16.00 - 16.30

16.30 - 17.30
Coffee and Concluding Roundtable Discussion: Bi-Directional Perspectives in the
Cognitive Sciences - Revaluations
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