George Lakoff speaking at VU University Amsterdam
This is a lecture in the Graduate Lecture series of the VU Graduate School of Humanities
George Lakoff, a world renowned linguist for his work on metaphors in language and psychology will be speaking at the VU on Friday, March 13 from 14:00-15:00 in the screening room (Filmzaal) on the 1st floor of the VU main building. His work on linguistic metaphors and their influence on our lives dates back to his 1980 book “Metaphors we live by”.
His talk is entitled “Why linguists are needed: The severe limitations of big data analysis of linguistic corpora”.