Submission of abstracts

We invite papers concerning the relation between language, culture, and the social mind.

Suggested topics for discussion include, but are not limited to:

  • Cognitive Linguistics and the study of the social mind
  • social cognition through a literary lens
  • storytelling through the lens of social cognition
  • literary and/or intersemiotic translation in a social/sociocultural context
  • diachronic approaches to the ways of expressing the social mind in language and culture across space and time
  • the role(s) of iconicity, multimodality, embodiment, and sociocultural situatedness in social cognition
  • methodological challenges and opportunities in the cognitive explorations of the social mind, including problems that lie at the intersection of science and the humanities.

The language of the conference is English. Each paper will be allowed 30 minutes (20 minutes for the presentation, 10 minutes for discussion). All abstracts (ca. 350 words, 4-5 keywords, references, if any) should be submitted via EasyChair by 15 September 2019. The abstracts should specify research questions, methodology, data, and expected results.

The abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. Please make sure your abstract does not include any details that might indicate its author. You will be notified about the acceptance/ rejection of your abstract by 20 September 2019.

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