Prof. Gerard Steen

Universiteit van Amsterdam

Visiting Professor at the University of Genoa

 

Lecture series

Deliberate Metaphor Theory:

An introduction

9th-15th January 2020

 

Programme

All lectures take place 10 – 12 a.m.
Aula Magna della Scuola di Scienze Umanistiche
Via Balbi 2, 16126 Genova

Thursday, 9th January 2020 Lecture one: THE PARADOX OF METAPHOR
Metaphorical thinking, fast and slow
Metaphorical meaning, first and second order
Attention to metaphor, automatic and voluntary
Friday, 10th January 2020 Lecture two: RESOLVING THE PARADOX OF METAPHOR
Intentions and metaphor 
Reference and metaphor
Analogy and metaphor
Language and metaphor
Monday, 13th January 2020 Lecture three: THEORY (1)
Mental models for metaphor comprehension
Metaphor comprehension and domains
Tuesday, 14th January 2020 Lecture four: THEORY (2)
Domains and cross-domain mapping
Comprehension and understanding, fast and slow
Wednesday, 15th January 2020 Lecture five: RESEARCH
Behavioural research on metaphor
Document analysis on metaphor
A research agenda for DMT

 

Attendance is open to all and free of charge but registration is required by emailing ilaria.rizzato@unige.it

This event is hosted by CIRM (Centro Interateneo di Ricerca sulle Metafore – Inter-University Centre for Metaphor Research)
as part of the research project Nuove prospettive di ricerca sulle metafore – PRIN BANDO 2015 PROT. 2015YHYWSH