Workshop: Figurative and Fictional Speech


We’ll be hosting a workshop on Figurative and Fictional Speech.

The workshop will take place on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd September, and the speakers will be:

Friday 22nd September
14:30 – 16:00 Manolo Garcia-Carpintero: Assertions in Fictions
16:15 – 17:45 François Recanati: Fictional, Metafictional, Parafictional

Saturday 23rd September
11:00 – 12:30 Anne Bezuidenhout: Metaphor as joint communication
14:30 – 16:00 Richard Woodward: The Cognitive Role of Fictionality 
16:15 – 17:45 Elisabeth Camp: Transfigurative Metaphors and Transformative Fictions

The workshop will take place in Room 121 of the ESA-W building on Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, Hamburg. Directions from the closest S-Bahn station at Dammtor can be found here.

Attendance is free, but please let us know if you are interested in attending by emailing Richard and Julia.