Presentations

Conference Presentations

09/30/2014 "Metaphors and cognition: How metaphors are used in a college lecture in order to reason about concepts of the mind"

6th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL), Erlangen, Germany

06/21/2014

"The brain as the mind’s machine: A metaphor as the basis for elaborate analogies in teaching college students concepts of the mind"

Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM) 10 Conference, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
10/19/2013 "Different functions of (deliberate) metaphor in teaching scientific concepts"

The international and interdisciplinary workshop Science and Metaphor, Flensburg University, Flensburg, Germany

08/30/2013

"Deliberate metaphors in academic discourse: Do we need them to explain or do they need to be explained?"
The 2013 Metaphor Festival, Stockholm, Sweden

05/03/2013

"The fine line between sadness and depression - and what metaphors can tell us about it"
Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM) Seminar 2013, Poznan, Poland

10/11/2012

"The deliberate use of metaphors in college lectures: The nature of deliberate metaphors and their functions in different text types"
5th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL), Freiburg

07/12/2012

"Differences in the nature and use of metaphors to teach scientific concepts in college lectures: Biology versus chemistry"
4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference, King's College, London, England

07/06/2012

"When sperm types are offensive linemen, and an electron is Jake, your old friend: Deliberate metaphor as a tool for teaching scientific concepts in college lectures"
Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM) 9 Conference, Lancaster University, England

03/26/2012

"Deliberate metaphor in psychology lectures: When and why professors use metaphors deliberately"
13. Norddeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium, Universität Potsdam

07/20/2011

"Complementing discourse analysis with computer-assisted corpus analysis in the field of specialized languages: The case of anger metaphors in academic discourse"
Corpus Linguistics 2011:"Discourse and Corpus Linguistics", Birmingham, England

06/15/2011

"Metaphor as a means of communicating abstract concepts in academic discourse"
3rd Conference of the Scandinavian Association for Language and Cognition (SALC III), University of Copenhagen, Denmark

03/04/2011

"Communicating scientific concepts in academic discourse: The application of metaphors in college lectures"
12. Norddeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium, Universität Braunschweig

01/27/2011

"Discourse events and their influence on the use of metaphors: The case of anger and love conceptualizations"
Winter Symposium "Language Use - Language Structure" des Center for Semiotics, Aarhus University, Denmark

01/13/2011

"Experten-Laien-Diskurs: Wissensvermittlung im Hochschulbereich und der Einsatz konzeptueller Metaphern"
Tag des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses, Universität Flensburg

12/09/2010

"Metapherngebrauch im Bereich der Psychologie: Beratungsgespräche und Hochschuldiskurs im Vergleich"
Interdisziplinäres Forschungskolloquium 'Sprache', Universität Flensburg

10/07/2010

"Experts' language of love: Comparative analysis of conceptual metaphors for love in the discourse of counseling and academic discourse"
4th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (GCLA), Universität Bremen

07/02/2010

"Metaphors in the domain of psychology: The discourse of counseling vs. educational discourse"
8th Research and Applying Metaphor (RaAM) Conference, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands

05/23/2009

"Experten versus Laien: Unterschiede in den konzeptuellen Metaphern für ANGER, LOVE and SADNESS"
45. Studentische Tagung 'Sprachwissenschaft', Universität Düsseldorf

03/13/2009

"ANGER, LOVE and SADNESS revisited: Unterschiede in der Emotionsmetaphorik zwischen Laien und Experten"
10. Norddeutsches Linguistisches Kolloquium, Universität Greifswald

01/22/2009

"Emotionsmetaphern im Experten-Laien-Diskurs"
Interdisziplinäres Forschungskolloquium 'Sprache', Universität Flensburg