SAVE THE DATE: The Creative Power of Metaphor
29th – 30th March 2019 at Worcester College, Oxford, UK
Join us in Oxford for a 2-day conference designed to investigate the nexus between the following three elements: Metaphor, Linguistic Diversity, and Human Creativity.
The conference will be structured around four keynote lectures and four panels which will investigate four themes, outlined below. A call inviting participation in the panels and presentation of poster contributions will be advertised at the beginning of September.
1. Panel topic: Metaphor and linguistic diversity
Keynote speaker: Lera Boroditsky
2. Panel topic: Metaphor and emotion
Keynote speaker: Zoltan Kövecses
3. Panel topic: Metaphor and communication
Keynote speaker: Gerard Steen
4. Panel topic: Metaphor and creativity
Keynote speaker: Rachel Giora
We look forward to welcoming you in Oxford!
Professor Katrin Kohl
Dr Marianna Bolognesi
Dr Ana Werkmann Horvat
Creative Multilingualism (https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/).
Our research group is a large cross-disciplinary team of academics working on the nexus between linguistic diversity and creativity. The conference is being organised by Strand 1 of Creative Multilingualism: Embodying Ideas – the Creative Power of Metaphor:.