The following is a forthcoming book review in Journal of Pragmatics, expected to be published in 2013. If you want to refer to it, please mention the DOI code: 10.1016/j.pragma.2013.04.005 or contact the author (firstname.lastname@example.org). ChF, 30 April 2013.
Grau & Veigl review JoP by ChF distr version 30-4-13
Rhetorical Devices in Classroom Films (AIM, 17 May 2013) Eef Masson (email@example.com) Academic interest in non-theatrical and functional or ‘utility’ films (Hediger and Vonderau 2009) has increased considerably over the past decades. However, the research carried out so far has … Continue reading
Visual argument or multimodal argumentation? AIM-meeting 17 May 2013 Assimakis Tseronis (A.Tseronis@uva.nl) Since 1996, when Leo Groarke and David Birdsell edited a special issue in the journal Argumentation and Advocacy, entitled “Toward a Theory of Visual Argument”, the interest in what … Continue reading
Yvette Granata. University of Amsterdam On Robots: Visual and Multimodal Metaphor in Science Fiction Film Science fiction is found across cultures, past and present. From indigenous mythologies to proto-science-fiction tropes in early Arabic literature, such as in the Epic of Gilgamesh … Continue reading
What is an oxymoron? AIM meeting, 5th Apr 2013. University of Amsterdam The figure of speech known as oxymoron is usually defined as an expression involving semantically contradictory or incompatible terms, such as “cold fire” (Shakespeare) and “murderous innocence” (Yeats). Compared to … Continue reading
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The following are three visual metaphors, made by 13 year-old pupils during a workshop in October-November 2011. This workshop was organized by Valentina Di Fabio as part of her PhD thesis, which she defended in May 2012. FumoKiller 4_Fumo … Continue reading
The following is an unpublished ms. If you want to cite it, please do so as follows: Forceville, Charles (2012). “Darwin’s lessons for the humanities.” [review article on the basis of Boyd et al2010, Tomasello 2008, and De Waal 2009)] Unpublished … Continue reading