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Marianna Marcella Bolognesi

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/01 Historical and General Linguistics

Collaborations

Formal collaboration with:
University of Oxford
Country:
United Kingdom
Description:
2017-2019 Research team focused on the study of metaphor, within the research program Creative Multilingualism (https://www.creativeml.ox.ac.uk/research/metaphor). Responsibility: design and carry out experimental studies focused on the functioning of the metaphor in multilingual and multicultural environments, with particular attention to the link between creativity and bilingualism. Organizing and participating in events for academics and the public, where the results of the research are disseminated. Dissemination of scientific results through articles published in international journals and articles for the public. Collaborators: Professor Katrin Kohl Dr Ana Werkman Horvat.
Formal collaboration with:
Metaphor Lab Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam
Country:
Netherlands
Description:
2015-2017 CogVim project (Marie Curie Actions fellowship for Career Development, COGVIM n° 629076 - Project Acronym: COGVIM; Call identifier FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IEF). In these two years, having won a Marie Curie grant, I worked at the University of Amsterdam, coordinating and implementing the CogVim project (Cognitive Grounding of Visual Metaphor: https://cogvim.org/). Responsibility: coordination of the project, implementation of each declared work package, communication with the European Community in relation to the required reports, dissemination of scientific results. Collaborators: Professor Gerard Steen (project supervisor at the host site) Professor Ken MacRae Professor Piek Vossen Professor Diane Pecher Professor Alessandro Lenci Professor Charles Forceville
Formal collaboration with:
Metaphor Lab Amsterdam, Free University of Amsterdam
Country:
Netherlands
Description:
In 2013-2014 I collaborated with Metaphor Lab at the Free University of Amsterdam (VU University) for the construction of a corpus of visual metaphors (VisMet 1.0 project). Role: Coordinator of the project for the construction of the VisMet corpus (http://www.vismet.org/VisMet/) Responsibility: definition of the procedure for the identification of metaphorical images, definition of the protocol for annotation, preparation of the contents and structure of the corpus, including the filters necessary to select the images, design of the website (implemented by a programmer technician), manual annotation of the images on all levels of analysis, coordination of the team responsible for annotations, collection of authorizations for the reproduction of images online. Collaborators: Professor Gerard Steen. Research assistants: Esther van den Berg and Romy van den Heerik