LINGUIST List 32.433
Thu Feb 04 2021
Confs: Neuroling, Pragmatics, Psycholing/Online
Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <laurenlinguistlist.org>
Nicole Gotzner <nicole.gotzner
XPRAG Wine Gatherings E-mail this message to a friend
XPRAG Wine Gatherings
Short Title: XPRAGWine
Date: 11-Feb-2021 - 11-Feb-2021
Location: Zoom, Germany
Contact: Nicole Gotzner
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: https://sites.google.com/view/xprag-wine/home
Linguistic Field(s): Neurolinguistics; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics
Join us at the XPRAG Wine Gatherings with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon and learn about the processing of metonymy. Petra Schumacher will give a talk entitled ''The Cabernet Sauvignon talks a lot: Real-time processing of metonymy''. We cordially invite everyone!
Research from language comprehension suggests that metonymy is not a uniform phenomenon: certain metonymically used expressions exert processing costs (e.g., The Cabernet Sauvignon talks a lot), while others do not (e.g., The student read Shakespeare). In this talk, I will present data from eye tracking and event-related brain potential studies and I will argue that the different processing patterns are linked to differences in the representation and inferential demands underlying different types of metonymic uses. Meaning evolution and routinization may be the key to explaining the processing differences, where the emergence of cognitive routines facilitates processing in some cases, while other metonymic cases rely more strongly on inferences and the construction of ad hoc meanings.
Time: 11 February 2021, 8.15 - 9.15 p.m. (CET)
Speaker: Petra Schuhmacher (University of Cologne) ''The Cabernet Sauvignon talks a lot: Real-time processing of metonymy''
Hosts: Nicole Gotzner and Ira Noveck
Drink menu: Cabernet Sauvignon
Zoom link: https://u-paris.zoom.us/j/87650602862?pwd=MUFvWG1iTVFCNHJZei84cHBITDdndz09
Meeting ID: 876 5060 2862
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