6th International Conference on Metaphor in Language and Thought

We are pleased to announce a new RaAM-endorsed event!

From 24-27 October, 2017, the Universidade Federal da Bahia will host the 6th International Conference on Metaphor in Language and Thought.

The conference theme is “Metaphor and Multimodality”.

The 6th ICMLP aims to bring together researchers from all over the world interested in researching the role of metaphor in language and thought. Abstracts of papers will be analyzed on all topics related to the theme of the congress, including metaphor and multimodality; metaphor and complexity; metaphor and teaching; metaphor and culture; metaphor in the different theoretical-methodological perspectives; metaphor and neurosciences; and metaphor and discourse.

The languages of the conference are English and Portuguese (with translation for workshops, conferences, and panel sessions).

Plenary lectures

  • Mark Turner (Case Western Reserve University)
  • Eve Sweetser (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Alan Cienki (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam/ Moscow¬†State¬†Linguistic University)
  • Lilian Ferrari (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)

Call for Papers

Abstracts can be submitted for theme sessions (deadline 15 June 2017), oral presentations, work in progress, and poster sessions (deadline 30 June 2017).

More information can be found here.