Workshop: Analyzing Metaphor in Discourse

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

Workshop “Analyzing Metaphor in Discourse”
The Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics and the Croatian Science Foundation in collaborationwith RaAM will host a 4-day training workshop on Analyzing Metaphor in Discourse.

The workshop will take place at the University of Zagreb, from January 4 till January 7, 2017.

In this workshop, you will learn how to analyze metaphor in discourse by moving from language use to genre events. During these 4 days, we will concentrate on three issues in language use, and then locate them in an encompassing framework for genre events:

  • Metaphor identification in language: MIPVU
  • Metaphor identification in thought: The five step method
  • Metaphor identification in communication: DMIP
  • Analyzing metaphor in discourse: The effects of genre

Important dates

Application deadline: Monday 24 October, 2016

Notification of acceptance: Monday 7 November, 2016

Registration fee

  • Student rate: 70 Euros
  • Non-student rate: 90 Euros

How to apply

To apply, please send an email to the following addresses: and In the email, please state your name, title, affiliation, the project/research you are currently working on, and a short description of how you think you would benefit from this workshop (limit: 100 words).

More information (Call with extended workshop description) can be found here.