RaAM 13


The 13th conference of the Association for Researching and Applying Metaphor will be held at

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences from 18 - 21 June 2020.

The conference venue will be the Faculty of Education at Hamar, Norway.


The theme of RaAM 13 is Metaphorical creativity in a multilingual world.

This conference aims to explicitly address and further explore the links between figurative communication and creativity:

  • Linking disparate elements - the familiar with the less familiar - to develop new insight.

One particular focus of this conference will be metaphor in a multilingual world:

  • Communication between people with different language backgrounds, in an increasingly globalized world.

We welcome scholars from a wide variety of disciplines: linguistics, multimodal studies, education, communication studies, psychology, philosophy, literature, + + +

  • Preconference hands-on workshops
  • Plenary talks
  • Social events