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Our aim is to bring together specialists and researchers involved in these research matters in order to discuss recent contributions to the field, as well as to open new debates about the relevance of metaphor in discourse with special emphasis on the following topics:.

1 The interplay between metaphor and culture (Zoltán Kövecses) : Zooming In

The following keynote speakers have so far accepted the invitation to participate in the conference:. Contributions, either in English or Spanish, may be submitted as either oral presentations or posters. Oral presentations will be 20 minutes in length plus a minute discussion. As for poster sessions, a suitable time will be reserved so that poster presentations receive due attention on the part of all the assistants. Abstracts must be submitted to: metaphor fue.

Only abstracts between words including 3- 5 references and keywords will be accepted. The abstract must explicitly mention the aims or motivation, theoretical framework, method, expected results and conclusions of the contribution. All submissions will undergo a double-blind peer-review process. Please, do not include the author's name, email and affiliation in the abstract files.

Any errors therein should be reported to them. Andrew Goatly. Hardbound — Available Buy now.


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Paperback — Available Buy now. Contemporary metaphor theory has recently begun to address the relation between metaphor, culture and ideology.

Edited By Wojciech Wachowski, Zoltan Kövecses and Michał Borodo

In this wide-ranging book, Andrew Goatly, using lexical data from his database Metalude , investigates how conceptual metaphor themes construct our thinking and social behaviour in fields as diverse as architecture, engineering, education, genetics, ecology, economics, politics, industrial time-management, medicine, immigration, race, and sex. He argues that metaphor themes are created not only through the universal body but also through cultural experience, so that an apparently universal metaphor such as event-structure as realized in English grammar is, in fact, culturally relative, compared with e.

Moreover, event-structure as a model is both scientifically reactionary and, as the basis for technological mega-projects, has proved environmentally harmful. Furthermore, the ideologies of early capitalism created or exploited a selection of metaphor themes historically traceable through Hobbes, Hume, Smith, Malthus and Darwin. These metaphorical concepts support neo-Darwinian and neo-conservative ideologies apparent at the beginning of the 21 st century, ideologies underpinning our social and environmental crises.

As a first step to remedy the situation, we need to uncover these ideologically-loaded metaphors and look for alternative ones.

The book is a clear, well-informed, and sometimes even moving appeal for understanding the role of metaphors in the human predicament. Examination copy. No author info given Introduction: Cognitive perspectives on political discourse. Special issue on the political impact of metaphors. A'Beckett, Ludmilla Andrews, Nadine Andriessen, Daniel Metaphors in knowledge management.

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Arcimaviciene, Liudmila Musolff, Political Metaphor Analysis: discourse and scenarios. London: Bloomsbury Academic, ISBN: paperback. Assier, Marie-Lise Lexis Bakhtiar, Mohsen Bazzi, Samia Foreign metaphors and Arabic translation: An empirical study in journalistic translation practice.

Metaphor and Culture

Playing with environmental stories in the news — good or bad practice?. Beger, Anke In The World through Roman Eyes ,. Bialostok, Steven Mitchell Metaphors that teachers live by: a cultural model of literacy in the era of new literacies. Bielenia-Grajewska, Magdalena Borgogni, Daniele Bortoluzzi, Maria Boukala, Salomi Browse, Sam Revisiting Text World Theory and extended metaphor: Embedding and foregrounding extended metaphors in the text-worlds of the financial crash.

Cap, Piotr Cawood, Helen-Mary Discourse Analysis: a systematic critique of Cosmopolitan and Afropolitan identity. Charteris-Black, Jonathan E-rea Men and emotion talk: Evidence from the experience of illness.

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Gender and Language Ci-hua, Xu Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Metaphor identification as a research method for the study of career. Davidson, Paul Dekavalla, Marina Visualizing the game frame: constructing political competition through television images in referendum coverage. Demata, Massimiliano Diez, Mercedes Czech metaphors about Europe: Havel vs Klaus.

Dunn, Yo Frontiers in Psychology 9. Feng, Dezheng Promoting moral values through entertainment: a social semiotic analysis of the Spring Festival Gala on China Central Television. Feng, William Dezheng Metonymy and visual representation: towards a social semiotic framework of visual metonymy. Ferrari, Federica Gibbs, Raymond W. Evaluating Conceptual Metaphor Theory.

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