Welcome to the website of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM).

RaAM is an open community of researchers of metaphor, metonymy, and other forms of figurative expression. RaAM is interdisciplinary, welcomes a broad range of research methods, and focuses on application to real-world contexts.

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Selection of RaAM10 presentations now online!

Posted by RaAM on September 25th, 2014 at 14:00

A selection of the presentations that were given during the RaAM10 conference in Cagliari last summer are now published online. You can find links to the presentations here. If you also gave a presentation during this conference and would like your presentation (pdf, ppt(x)) to be published on the RaAM website, please send your file […]

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New Executive Committee

Posted by RaAM on June 29th, 2014 at 10:44

During the RaAM10 Conference in Cagliari, Italy, in June 2014, the new Executive Committee was elected.

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New RaAM-endorsed event @Baltimore, USA

Posted by RaAM on January 20th, 2014 at 21:27

On 26 June 2014, the Second Workshop on Metaphor in Natural Language Processing will take place in Baltimore, MD, USA. This is a RaAM-endorsed event. The Call for Papers is open until 25 March. Find out more information here, or visit the workshop’s website directly.

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New RaAM-endorsed event @Lancaster U

Posted by RaAM on January 17th, 2014 at 21:43

On 14 February 2014, Lancaster University, in collaboration with RaAM, will host a one-day symposium on metaphor and health communication. Speakers are Jonathan Charteris-Black, Paul Dempster, Nekya Koteyko, Brigitte Nerlich, Gabriella Rundblad, David Southall and Bella Vivat, as well as Veronika Koller and Elena Semino.

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