Session in memory of Gilles Fauconnier at ICLC-16

March 1, 2023

For the 16th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference, taking place August 7-11, 2023, at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, a session in memory of the late Gilles Fauconnier (UCSD) has been accepted, including papers by Eve Sweetser (a session organizer) and Berkeley alums Iksoo Kwon and Seiko Fujii:

Session on Mental Spaces, Blends and Viewpoint, in memory of Gilles Fauconnier

  • Barbara Dancygier (University of British Columbia) and Lieven Vandelanotte (Université de Namur): “Be like” internet memes: discourse spaces, stance-stacking and viewpoint blends
  • Seiko Fujii (University of Tokyo): Embedded viewpoint and embedded insubordination constructions in Japanese and English
  • Iksoo Kwon (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies): Space embedding and epistemic stance: A Mental-space approach to I promise and I guarantee constructions
  • Anna Bonifazi (Universität Köln): A mental-space account of embedded viewpoint for anaphoric constructions countering coreference rules
  • Todd Oakley (Case Western Reserve University): Scalar Reasoning in Macroeconomics: The Rhetorical Oddities of Even
  • Lumi Kang and Iksoo Kwon (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies): What Happened to My Body My Choice?: Viewpoint Stacking and the Construal of Picket Signs
  • Terry Janzen (University of Manitoba), Barbara Schaffer (University of New Mexico), and Lorraine Leeson (Trinity College Dublin): Blended spaces in simultaneous interpreting: Signers' and gesturers' subjective representations of speakers' texts
  • Eve Sweetser (University of California, Berkeley): Blending spaces to compose speech–and-gesture meaning
  • Tiago Timponi Torrent (Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora) and Mark Turner (Case Western Reserve University): Persistence of the base
  • Darren “Daz” Saunders (Université de Québec à Montréal): Mouth actions in blended spaces
  • Riccardo Ginevra (UCSC Milano) and Anna Bonifazi (Universität Köln): Mental space compression and viewpt in I-E texts
  • Jose Sanders, Kobie van Krieken, and Linde van Schuppen (Radboud University, Nijmegen): Viewpoint Embedding in the life-stories of people with schizophrenia
  • Kimberly Grogan (University of British Columbia): Blending for persuasive shock: Climate change activism
  • Kelsey Wilson (University of British Columbia): Reconciling layers of discourse in Dungeons & Dragons through the Discourse Viewpoint Space