Barbara Dancygier, Professor of English & Cognitive Linguistics


General Interests

English language, cognitive linguistics, cognitive study of literature, multimodal communication

Specific Interests

viewpoint phenomena in communication and cognition, theory of conceptual metaphor, blending theory, construction grammar, narrative discourse, cognitive poetics, visual artifacts, and multimodal communication

Current Projects

  • Researching a SSHRC-funded project on "Understanding multimodal communication".
  • Special issue on Viewpoint phenomena in multimodal communication, (co-edited with Lieven Vandelanotte); Cognitive Linguistics 28(3).
  • Special issue on Multimodal Artefacts and the Texture of Viewpoint (with Lieven Vandelanotte). Journal of Pragmatics