Postdoctoral Program

Anna Piata

Postdoctoral assistant


Institution : University of Neuchâtel
Department : Cognitive Science Center
Research field : My research interests include cognitive semantics, pragmatics, and cognitive poetics. I am especially interested in cognitive theories of metaphor (namely Conceptual metaphor theory and Conceptual integration theory), time conceptualization in everyday an

NCCR position : Postdoc
NCCR most relevant publications
Pagán Cánovas, Cristóbal & Piata, Anna (2018). “The Way Time Goes By: Generic Integration Templates and the Poetics of Time”. In Csábi, S. (ed.), Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Piata, Anna & Pagán Cánovas, Cristóbal (2017). “Powerful Rhyme and Sluttish Time: A Cross-linguistic Study of Time Personification in Poetic Discourse”. In Language & Literature 26 (1): 18-33.
Piata, Anna (2016). “When Metaphor Becomes a Joke: Metaphor Journeys from Political Ads to Internet Memes”. In Journal of Pragmatics 106: 39-56.