Presentations (Papers)


"Warum Studierende lieber nicht blau machen sollten: Wenn Lehrende spannende und hilfreiche Metaphern in ihren Seminaren verwenden"

Ringvorlesung "blau", Phänomenta Flensburg

"The role of (deliberate) metaphor in communicating knowledge in academic lectures from different disciplines"

8th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics Association (DGKL), Koblenz, Germany

"The role of (deliberate) metaphor in communicating knowledge in academic lectures from different disciplines"

Metaphor Festival 2018 University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

"Using (deliberate) metaphor to reveal conceptualizations in the American academic culture"

The 38th International LAUD Symposium (LAUD 2018), Landau, Germany

"The role of ‘deliberate metaphor’ in communicating knowledge in academic lectures from different disciplines"

Tagung: Metaphernforschung und ihre Problemaspekte in interdisziplinärer und transdisziplinärer Perspektive. Österreichisches Kulturforum, Bratislava, Slovakia.

"The role of (deliberate) metaphor in communicating knowledge in academic discourse: An analysis of college lectures from different disciplines"

Interdisziplinäres Forschungskolloquium 'Sprache', Europa-Universität Flensburg

"Variations in metaphorical conceptualizations of (romantic) relationships in psychology: Academic lectures versus academic textbooks"
14th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-14), University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia


"Recontextualization of deliberate metaphors in a college lecture: Problems that arise when metaphorical concepts of academic articles are misrepresented"
Metaphor Festival 2016 University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands


"Forms and functions of deliberate metaphors in US-American college lectures across four different subjects: Differences and similarities between psychology, philosophy, biology, and chemistry"
Metaphor Lab Amsterdam Research Meeting, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands


"Metaphor and register: A comparison of metaphor patterns for RELATIONSHIPS and AGGRESSION between four college lectures and two textbook chapters"

Interdisziplinäres Forschungskolloquium 'Sprache', Universität Flensburg
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


"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


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


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


"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


"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


"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


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


"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


"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


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


"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


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


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


"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


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


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


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


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