Publications and presentations in the pipeline
[Last update: 19 May 2013]
- Our next AIM meeting is scheduled to take place on Friday 28 June 2013, 16.30-18.00 hrs. Speakers, space, and titles/abstracts soon be posted on this blog.
- - Roelf Kromhout & Charles Forceville's paper on the Source-Path-Game schema (Johnson 1987) is now in press in *Metaphor and the Social World* 3:1 (2013), 100–116. doi 10.1075/msw.3.1.05for
- Mouton de Gruyter has published (May 2013) *Creativity and the Agile Mind* (eds Tony Veale, Kurt Feyaerts & Charles Forceville). The volume presents papers on creativity from a cognitivist (Blending Theory) perspectve on language, comics, music and gestures among others http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/184570).
- Under "student work," samples of self-created metaphors, including analyses, have been uploaded (by Rikke Pederse, Daphne van Kesteren, and Morten Jensen); you will also find three anti-smoking metaphors created by 13-year old pupils of Dr. Valentina di Fabio.
- An unpublished, somewhat polemical review article by ChF (based on Tomasello 2008, De Waal 2009, and Boyd et al. 2010) has been uploaded under "reviews."
- ChF contributes a chapter on "mixed" pictorial and multimodal metaphors to the *Mixing Metaphor* volume edited by Ray Gibbs (Benjamins).
- Together with Elisabeth El Refaie and Gert Meesters, ChF writes the chapter on comics for the *Routledge Handbook of Stylistics* (ed. Michael Burke).
- David Machin edits the volume *Visual Communication* for Mouton de Gruyter. ChF's chapter demonstrates how Sperber and Wilson's Relevance Theory can be expanded and adapted to deal with pictorial and multimodal discourse.
- Maria Jesus Pinar is editing a volume on multimodality for the Annual Review of Cognitive linguistics (Benjamins), which comprises both CL and SFL perspectives. ChF contributes a chapter on the IDENTITY IS SEARCHING FOR A HOME metaphor in animation film. A pre-print of this chapter is available on the AIM blog.
- Together with Julius Koetsier, ChF has submitted a paper on werewolf films of the 1980s to a journal. We are currently awaiting the peer reviews. We will also present this topic on the SCSMI conference in Berlin (June 2013).
- ChF and Thijs Renckens have submitted a paper on the metaphors GOOD IS LIGHT and BAD IS DARK in feature films to a journal. We have received peer reviews and will work on a revised version.
Category Archives: Emotions (Abstracts)
Abbott, Michael, and Charles Forceville (2011). “Visual representations of emotion in manga: loss of control is loss of hands in Azumanga Daioh volume 4.”
(2011). “Visual representations of emotion in manga: loss of control is loss of hands in Azumanga Daioh volume 4.” Language and Literature 20(2): 91-112. DOI 10.1177/096394701 1402182 Abstract: Comics and manga have many ways to convey the expression of emotion, … Continue reading
“Relevanz und Prägnanz: Kunst als Kommunikation.” Translated by Martina Plümacher. Zeitschrift für Semiotik 31(1-2): 31-63. English abstract: The elusive German concept “prägnanz,” used as a form of praise for artistic representations, pertains to the aesthetic and emotional impact on its … Continue reading