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Published on Friday, February 23, 2024

Abstract

The Centre d’Études Linguistiques – Corpus, Discours et Sociétés (University of Lyon – Jean Moulin Lyon 3) will organize a symposium on April 4 to April 5, 2024. The theme is dedicated to water metaphors (“Waterphors 2024”).

Announcement

Registration

Registration is free, but mandatory, by clicking on the button S'INSCRIRE at the bottom of the page https://cel.univ-lyon3.fr/cel-journee-detude-waterphors-2024.

Program

Thursday 4 April 2024

  • 8h30 Conference registration, Amphitheater MILC
  • 8h50 Conference opening Dr. Caroline Crépin (University of Lyon (UJML3)), Prof. Denis Jamet (University of Lyon (UJML3), France & University of Arizona, USA) & Bérengère Lafiandra (University of Lyon (UJML3), France)

Political waters

  • 9h-10h  Plenary: “WATER metaphors in the press: What’s the norm?” Prof. Charlotte Taylor (University of Sussex, UK)
  • 10h-10h30 “WAVES and TIDES in politics: water metaphors for change” Dr. Dolores Porto (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain) & Dr. Manuela Romano (Universidad Autónoma, Spain) 
  • 10h30-11h  Coffee break
  • 11h-11h30   “Eaux politiques : le peuple comme matière aquatique” Prof. Marc Bernardot (Mesopolhis, Aix-Marseille Université)
  • 11h30-12h  “Swimming in cash, drowning in debts: a corpus-assisted analysis of water metaphors in the language of finance and economics” Dr. Cecilia Boggio & Dr. Ilaria Parini (ESOMAS, University of Turin, Italy)
  • 12h-12h30 “Sailing the Cosmic Seas: water metaphors in the context of outer space”Kajsa Törmä(Umeå University, Sweden)
  • 12h30-14h Lunch at la Rotonde (18 rue Chevreul, 69007, 6th floor)

The poetics & polemics of water images

  • 14h-14h30 “Feminist reclaiming of water metaphors” Dr. Ann Coady (Études Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone (EMMA), Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier)
  • 14h30-15h  “Unraveling the Aquatic Symbolism in Margaret Atwood’s Poetry and Fiction” Prof. Christine Évain (Linguistique – Ingénierie – Didactique des Langues (LIDILE), Université Rennes 2)
  • 15h-15h30  ““A subaqueous condition of the mind”: Madness and Water Metaphors in Janet Frame’s Asylum Stories” Dr. Diane Gagneret (Institut d’Histoire des Représentations et des Idées dans les Modernités (IHRIM))

15h30-16h Coffee break

  • 16h-16h30 “Water/works : images et passages de l’eau dans la poésie de Lotte Kramer” Prof. Nathalie Vincent-Arnaud (Centre for Anglophone Studies (CAS), Université Toulouse-Jean Jaurès)
  • 16h30-17h “’Sea More Blue’ : Des métaphores vivantes pour bleuir nos imaginaires à l’aune de la crise écologique” Mascha Canaux (Laboratoire 3L.AM, Université d’Angers et du Mans)

Friday 5 April 2024

Fluid metaphors across languages

  • 9h30-10h “Be water my friend: A Comparative Study of Water Metaphors in Chinese and Spanish” (online) Zhongmei Xiong (Typological and Experimental Linguistic Research (GILTE), University of Granada, Spain)
  • 10h-10h30  “Water metaphors in Austrian, Czech, Italian, UK political discourse” Dr. Mario Bisiada (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain), Dr. Dario Del Fante (Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy), Irene Elmerot (Stockholms Universitet, Sweden), Prof. Charlotte Taylor (University of Sussex, UK)

10h30-11h    Coffee break

  • 11h-11h30 “De l’emploi pragmatique des métaphores aquatiques dans les discours numériques au sujet du conflit russo-ukrainien” Dr. Polina Ukhova (PRAXILING, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3)
  • 11h30-12h “Métaphores aquatiques et moyens d’action humains dans le discours de presse en français et en allemand” Dr. Anne-Laure Daux-Combaudon, (Sorbonne Nouvelle)

12h-14h  Lunch at la Rotonde (18 rue Chevreul, 69007, 6th floor)

Troubled Waters: Cognition & Emotion

  • 14h-14h30  “Climate change, Covid-19 and other stories… the Titanic Metaphor as a parable to depict modern shipwreck” Dr. Caroline Crépin & Prof. Denis Jamet (Centre d’Études Linguistiques - Corpus, Discours et Sociétés (CEL), Université Jean Moulin, Lyon 3)
  • 14h30-15h  “Exploring water metaphors through positive emotions and sustainable well-being” Dr. Alena Soloshenko (Transferts Critiques Anglophones (TransCrit), Université Paris VIII Vincennes - Saint-Denis)
  • 15h-15h30  “The relevance of Bauman’s concept of fluidity as reflected in current discourse narratives” Dr. Izabela Dixon (Faculty of Humanities, Koszalin University of Technology, Poland)

15h30-16h Coffee break

(Un)conventional water metaphors

  • 16h-16h30   “Entre convention et créativité : métaphores liquides dans les discours scientifiques” Prof. Micaela Rossi (Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca sulle Metafore, (CIRM) Università di Genova, Italy)
  • 16h30-17h “Plongée aux origines littéraires des métaphores liquides : Analyse des textes du XIIe siècle” Dr. Samuel Molin (Lycée Berthollet d'Annecy)
  • 17h-17h30 Concluding remarks

Event attendance modalities

Full on-site event


Date(s)

  • Monday, April 01, 2024

Keywords

  • metaphors, water, linguistic

Contact(s)

  • Denis Jamet
    courriel : denis [dot] jamet [at] univ-lyon3 [dot] fr

Information source

  • Denis Jamet
    courriel : denis [dot] jamet [at] univ-lyon3 [dot] fr

License

CC0-1.0 This announcement is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal.

To cite this announcement

Denis Jamet, « Waterphors 2024 », Conference, symposium, Calenda, Published on Friday, February 23, 2024, https://doi.org/10.58079/vw5a

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