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II CONFERENCE ON METAPHOR IN LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT

 
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II CONFERENCE ON METAPHOR IN LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT
17-20 August 2005
UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL FLUMINENSE
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Conference website: http://lael.pucsp.br/~tony/metaphor/2005
Conference email: metaphor@uol.com.br

1- SCOPE OF THE CONFERENCE
The Conference aims at bringing together researchers interested in the exploration of the role of metaphor in language and thought.

We invite abstracts on all topics related to the conference theme, including, but not limited to:

typology of metaphor in language;
the interface metaphor- metonymy;
metaphor and electronic corpus analysis;
metaphor identification and processing;
interaction between metaphor in language and metaphor in thought;
metaphor and discourse;
metaphor, cognition and culture;
metaphor, semantics and pragmatics;
researching metaphor in use.
2- IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2005
Notification of acceptance: by 15 May 2005.
Further information on the venue, registration fee, accommodation and travel arrangements, as well as the social program will be provided by 15 April 2005
Registration forms to be received by the committee: 31 May 2005. The registration form will be distributed soon.
3- PROPOSALS
Paper proposals should include:

title, author's name, academic affiliation;
full address, including telephone/fax and e-mail;
a 200-word abstract, which must be sent in the body of the e-mail (no attachments, please). The subject line should mention: "Submission to metaphor event"
Specification of necessary audiovisual equipment: overhead projector, computer projector, tape or video recorder, etc.
Abstracts may be written in English, Spanish, French or Portuguese.
Send your paper proposal to the conference email address: metaphor@uol.com.br including it in the body of the message (no attachments, please).
Papers may be delivered in English, Spanish, French or Portuguese.
Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for questions.
Please note that for papers with more than one author, correspondence will be sent to the main author's address only.
All abstracts will be refereed by the Scientific Committee.

4. INVITED SPEAKERS (preliminary)
Alice Deignan (University of Leeds, U.K.)
Helena Gordon Leme (UNISO, Brazil)
Heronides Maurílio de Melo Moura (UFSC, Brazil)
Josalba Ramalho Vieira (UFSC)
Lynne Cameron (University of Leeds, UK )
Mara Sophia Zanotto (PUC-SP, Brazil)
Margarida Basílio (PUC - Rio, Brazil)
Margarida Salomăo (UFJF, Brazil)
Paula Lenz Costa Lima (UECE, Brazil)
Tony Berber Sardinha (PUC-SP)
Zoltan Kövecses (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary)
5. FORMAT
The event will include plenary sessions, round tables, papers sessions and workshops.

6. CONFERENCE PLANNING
The following groups will be in charge of the organisation of the conference:

Postgraduate Programme in Letters, Universidade Federal Fluminense and
GEIM - LA - Grupo de Estudos da Indeterminaçăo e da Metáfora em Lingüística Aplicada (PUC-SP, UFSC, UFF, UNESP-Marilia, UnB, UFPB)

7. ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Solange Vereza (general coordinator)
Helena Gordon Leme
Luiz Carlos Souza
Mara Sophia Zanotto
Maria Elisa Knust Silveira
Ricardo Almeida
Tony Berber Sardinha
Vanda Menezes


8. INTERNET ADDRESSES
For further information, please visit the website: http://lael.pucsp.br/~tony/metaphor/2005 regularly or email the organisers at the conference email: metaphor@uol.com.br
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