Category Archives: Abstracts and presentation slides.

This category contains the slides and summaries of the presentations that took place during our AIM- meetings in the Media Studies department at Universiteit of Amsterdam

Applying Theories of Irony to Short Animation by Esmeralda Bon

Applying Theories of Irony to Short Animation Esmeralda Bon (Esmeralda.bon@student.uva.nl) The proposed paper will present an investigation into the presentation of irony in short animations without verbal narration. By applying and, when necessary, extending Sperber and Wilson’s echoic mention  theory, … Continue reading

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Looking for the link between pictorial metaphor and argument from analogy in advertising by Chiara Pollaroli

Adventures in Multimodality (AIM) research meeting 16 May 2014 Chiara Pollaroli University of Lugano (Switzerland). Looking for the link between pictorial metaphor and argument from analogy in advertising Many studies have shown that advertising makes extensive use of metaphors represented … Continue reading

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Metaphors we design by: The use of metaphors in product design by Nazli Cila

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Title: Metaphors we design by: The use of metaphors in product design  Nazli Cila, TU Delft (N.Cila@tudelft.nl, http://www.io.tudelft.nl/en/organisation/personal-profiles/phd-candidates/cila-n/ Abstract for AIM presentation 7-3-’14 Imagine a coffee maker that subtly references the serving gesture of a butler (figure 1) or a … Continue reading

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The smell of rest and the taste of love by John M. R. Dahl.

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Title: The smell of rest and the taste of love. Analysing olfactory and gustatory metaphor in theatre. John M. R. Dahl (john.dahl@student.uva.nl) Abstract for AIM presentation 7-3-‘14 Research on multimodal metaphor has hitherto not been concerned with olfactory or gustatory … Continue reading

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Cognitive stylistics and multi modality –Anita Naciscione

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AIM-meeting Friday 14 February 2014, 16.30-18.00 hrs Anita Naciscione | Latvian Academy of Culture | naciscione.anita@gmail.com| http://www.naciscione.com Abstract “Cognitive stylistics and multimodality” It is revealing to explore the representation of figurative thought not only in verbal, but also in visual discourse. … Continue reading

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North Korea Wins, Violent Kids, & A Scary World: Looking through the Prism of DPRK Comic Books by Jacco Zwetsloot

“North Korea Wins, Violent Kids, & A Scary World: Looking through the Prism of DPRK Comic Books” Summary: Who said that Communist literature was boring? Certainly, most didactic texts out of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea seem designed to … Continue reading

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The Oval Sphere vs. the Flat Canvas by Yong Liu

29th November AIM Seminar Abstract: The Oval Sphere vs. the Flat Canvas By Yong Liu (刘咏 yongliu@fudan.edu.cn) Oscar-winning filmmaker Ang Lee remarks on stereoscopic 3D cinema,“…For over a hundred years, our eyes compensate the lack of volume in 2D, so … Continue reading

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