Publications

Monographs/Books

in pre-
paration
The Role of (Deliberate) Metaphor in Communicating Knowledge in Academic Discourse. (Doctoral dissertation accepted for publication)
submitted

(editor, together with Tom H. Smith) Making Science Accessible: Metaphor guiding the conduct of science, science education and popularization. In the review process for the MiLLC Series of John Benjamins.

2011

ANGER, LOVE and SADNESS Revisited: Studying Emotion Metaphors in Authentic Discourse between Experts and Laypersons (F.L.A.I.R, Vol. 4). Flensburg: Flensburg University Press. (Master Thesis)

Weitere Informationen

Contributions to journals and edited volumes

sub-
mitted

"THE BRAIN IS A COMPUTER AND THE MIND IS ITS PROGRAM: Following a metaphor’s path from generative birth to teaching philosophy decades later", in: Beger, Anke & Smith, Thomas H. (eds.) Making Science Accessible: Metaphor guiding the conduct of science, science education and popularization. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

2016

"Different functions of (deliberate) metaphor in teaching scientific concepts", in: Beger, Anke; Döring, Martin & Jäkel, Olaf (eds.) Science and Metaphor (metaphorik.de 26), 61-86.

2015

"Metaphors in psychology genres: Counseling vs. academic lectures", in: Herrmann, Berenike & Berber Sardinha, Tony & (eds.) Metaphor in Specialist Discourse: Investigating metaphor use in technical, scientific and popularized discourse contexts. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 53-76.

2015

 (co-authored with Olaf Jäkel) "The cognitive role of metaphor in teaching science: Examples from physics, chemistry, biology, psychology and philosophy", in: Philosophical Inquiries 3 (1), 89-112.

2013

"Der Einsatz gezielter Metaphern im Hochschulbereich: Ein Mittel zur Wissensvermittlung im Fach Psychologie", in Hennemann, Anja & Schlaak, Claudia (eds.) Ausgewählte Beiträge des 13. Norddeutschen Linguistischen Kolloquiums. Berlin: Frank & Timme, 33-47.

2011

"Differences in the use of emotion metaphors in expert-lay communication: Converging evidence from two complementary studies", in: Schönefeld, Doris (ed.). Converging Evidence. Methodological and theoretical issues for linguistic research. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 319-348.

2011

"Deliberate metaphors? An exploration of the choice and functions of metaphors in US-American college lectures", in: Polzin-Haumann, Claudia et al. (eds.) metaphorik.de 20/2011, 39-61. (http://www.metaphorik.de/20/beger.pdf)

2009

"Experts versus laypersons: Differences in the metaphorical conceptualization of ANGER, LOVE and SADNESS", in: Barnden, John (ed.) Corpus Linguistics Colloquium: Corpus-based approaches to figurative language. Birmingham: University of Birmingham Press, 1-12.

2009

(co-authored with Olaf Jäkel): "ANGER, LOVE and SADNESS revisited: Differences in emotion metaphors between experts and laypersons in the genre psychology guides", in: Polzin-Haumann, Claudia et al. (eds.) Metapher und Wissenstransfer - Metaphor and Knowledge Transfer (metaphorik.de 16), 87-108.