Valentina di Fabio (University of Bologna), visiting scholar UvA Sept. 2010 – March 2011
Publications and presentations in the pipeline
[Last update: 26 April 2013]
- Our next AIM meeting is scheduled to take place on Friday 17 May 2013, 16.30-18.00 hrs in BG1 at Turfdraagsterpad 9 (room to be announced). Assimakis Tseronis' presentation is entitled "Visual argumentation or multimodal argumentation?"; Eef Masson's "Rhetorical devices in classroom films" (abstracts will soon be posted on this blog.
- 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- An unpublished, somewhat polemical review article by ChF (based on Tomasello 2008, De Waal 2009, and Boyd et al. 2010) has been uploaded under "reviews."
- Roelf Kromhout and Charles Forceville's paper on the Source-Path-Game schema (Johnson 1987) in videogames has been accepted by *Metaphor and the Social World* and is scheduled to be published later this year.
- Mouton de Gruyter has officially announced the publication of The volume *Creativity and the Agile Mind* (edited by Tony Veale, Kurt Feyaerts, and Charles Forceville) for June 2013. The volume presents papers on creativity from a cognitivist (specifically: Blending Theory) perspectve on language, comics, music and gestures among others (see http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/184570).
- 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 are currently awaiting the peer reviews.