LINGUIST List 23.4589

Fri Nov 02 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/Poland

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 02-Nov-2012
From: Ewa Biernacka <>
Subject: Specialised Seminar of the International Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor
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Full Title: Specialised Seminar of the International Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor Short Title: RaAM
Date: 02-May-2013 - 03-May-2013 Location: Poznan, Poland Contact Person: Sylwia Wojciechowska
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

The theme of the conference is 'Metaphor, Metonymy and Emotions'. The conference aims to advance the study of metaphor and other related language and thought phenomena, including metonymy, and their relation to emotions, seen as one of the core elements of humanity, which play an inherent role in shaping real world issues.

The conference encourages multidisciplinary and international research and collaboration by fostering an open approach with regard to theoretical frameworks, research methods and research contexts.

Plenary Speakers:

Lynne Cameron (Open University, UK)Cornelia Mueller (European University Viadrina, Germany)Karolina Rataj (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland)Gabrielle Rundblad (King's College London, UK)

A Special Event on May 4, 2013: Zoltan Kövecses (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary) as a guest of the city of Poznań will give a lecture within the Academic Poznan series.

Call for Papers:

The programme will combine regular 20-minute presentations, a themed hands-on session, a poster session, and a PhD project-response session (10-minute presentations plus feedback). Abstracts of papers for regular and poster sessions, as well as PhD project presentations related to the main theme are invited. They should be no more than 300 words (excluding references). Accepted PhD proposals for the PhD project-response session will have to be expanded to 2-3 thousand words to be presented to the discussants.

The date for the submission of these expanded versions will later be announced. The language of the conference is English. All submissions will be reviewed by an international scientific committee. The deadline for all abstracts is 15 January 2013. Notification of acceptance decisions will be sent by 28 February 2013.

Please visit our website for details concerning the registration process and abstract submission at

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