New RaAM-endorsed event in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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

From 28-31 Augustus 2019 the Metaphor Lab Amsterdam (The Netherlands) will host the Metaphor Festival Amsterdam 2019.

The Metaphor Festival is an annual conference on the use of figurative language and other modes of figurative expression. It offers an opportunity to present and learn about research findings concerning the structures, functions, and effects of figurative language in different types of human communication. Contributions to the Festival can address tropes such as metaphor, metonymy, hyperbole and irony.

Call for Papers

300-word abstracts can be submitted until 15 March 2019.

More Information

More information can be found here, and on the Metaphor Lab’s website.