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JULY 2016

13723847_10210135105163725_4403832369477367600_oAt the 6th UKCLCL conference at Bangor (19-22.07.2016) we had a talk Frame-based analysis of synesthetic metaphors in Polish. We concentrated on our problems with frame semantics as a tool for metaphor annotation in the corpus Synamet.

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We have a chance to present our project at the 11th RaAM conference in Berlin at the Freie Universität (1-4.07.2016). The topic of the conference was „Metaphor in the Arts, in Media and Communication”. The talk „Synamet under construction”. Some problematic issues with annotation of synesthetic metaphors in Polish discourse is available on the Slideshare.

JUNE 2016

Mcccore new information about the project Synamet were presented:

  1. In the talk Describe Indescribable – Annotation of Synesthetic Metaphors in the Project Synamet, 7th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication – INPRA 2016, The University of Split, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science and the Intercultural Pragmatics Journal (Mouton de Gruyter), University of Split, 10  – 12 June 2016. You can watch the presetation here.
  2. In the poster Metaphor and Context, The 1st Context, Cognition and Communication Conference, Context Dependence in Language, Action and Cognition, 15-18 of June, 2016, Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw.

DECEMBER 2015

DSCN2820For the first time a preliminary analysis, that have been made as part of the project SYNAMET, were presented at the Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Conference 2015, 14th annual conference of the Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association „Crossing boundaries: taking a cognitive scientific perspective on Slavic languages and linguistics, Universities of Sheffield and Oxford, UK, 9-13 December 2015. The topic of the presentation was Synesthetic Metaphors in Polish from the perspective of Frame Semantics.