I will be presenting at four conferences in 2017:
The 6th Scandinavian Association for Language and Cognition (SALC) Conference in Lund, Sweden, April 20-22, 2017. My paper with Teenie Matlock and Dalia Magaña is titled: “Beyond war metaphors in cancer discourse”, and focuses on the diverse metaphoric landscape in cancer discourse across several languages.
The Researching and Applying Metaphor (RAAM) specialized seminar “Ecological Cognition and Metaphor” in Odense, Denmark, May 17-19, 2017. I will be presenting the paper “Victims of our own metaphors: Is cancer a war in every language?”
The 14th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference in Tartu, Estonia, July 10-14, 2017. I will be presenting two papers: “Computational and corpus methods in the cross-linguistic study of cancer metaphors” (with Teenie Matlock and Dalia Magaña) and “Modeling metaphor in argument structure: A perspective from computational linguistics”.
The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference in Birmingham, UK, July 24-28, 2017. My paper is titled “Data structure and searchability in a corpus of automatically detected metaphors”.