Plenary Speakers and Lecture Titles

Daniel Casasanto (University of Chicago) The Hands of Time: Dissociations between temporal language and temporal thinking

Alan Cienki (VU Amsterdam & Moscow State Linguistic University) The dynamic scope of relevant behaviors and the variable fixedness of symbolic structures in speech and gesture

William Croft (University of New Mexico) Towards a model of force-dynamic construals in verbal semantics and event structure

Adele Goldberg (Princeton University) Constructions: psychological reality, descriptive adequacy, typological explanation

Stefan Gries (University of California, Santa Barbara) Quantitative corpus methods in cognitive/usage-based linguistics: some remarks on old and new(er) issues

Elena Semino (Lancaster University) Metaphor and framing in discourse