Conference Presentations


Králiková, Ivana and Louis Wei-lun Lu. 2014. The Metaphor MACHINE IS A HUMAN BEING” in Language of Agricultural and Automotive Technology. To be presented at Young Linguists' Meeting in Poznan 2014, Poznan, Poland.

Honcová, Magdaléna and Louis Wei-lun Lu. 2014. Use of Parallel Texts As a New Approach to Spatial Cognition: The Case of English and Czech. To be presented at Young Linguists' Meeting in Poznan 2014, Poznan, Poland.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun. 2014. A Constructional Approach to Conceptual Metaphor: A Case Study on COMPLETION IS UP in Mandarin. To be presented at The First International Symposium on Figurative Thought and Language, Thessaloniki, Greece.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun and Arie Verhagen. 2014. Use of Parallel Texts as a New Methodology in Cognitive Poetics: The Case of Demonstrative Pronouns. To be presented at the 7th Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition. Taipei, Taiwan.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun. 2014. Alternative Framing as a Source of Persuasiveness: JOURNEY in Presidential Rhetoric. To be presented at the Fifth International Conference on Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines, Budapest, Hungary.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun and Martin Drápela. 2014. How Repetition and the Structuring of Information Co-contribute to Persuasiveness: A Case Study on I Have a Dream. To be presented at The Fifth International Conference on Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines, Budapest, Hungary.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun. 2013. A Cognitive Rhetoric Approach to National Identity. Pilsen, The Czech Republic: Conference on Search for Identity in Linguistic, Literary, Cultural and Historical Perspectives.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun and Kathleen Ahrens. 2013. Cognitive Rhetoric: A New Way to Governance Discourse. Geneva, Switzerland: The 19th International Congress of Linguists.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun and Arie Verhagen. 2013. Mixing Viewpoints Through Culturally Evolved Tools: Evidence from Parallel Texts. Edmonton, Canada: The 12th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-12).


Lu, Louis Wei-lun and Zhao-ming Gao. 2013. Use of Parallel Texts as a Methodology in Viewpoint Study: A Case Study on Vertical Terms in The Old Man and the Sea. Taipei, Taiwan: The 21st Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-21).


Lu, Louis Wei-lun, Lily I-wen Su and Arie Verhagen. 2013. Point of View Management in Translation: A Case Study on The Republic of Wine. Osnabrueck, Germany: Cognition and Poetics 2013.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun. 2012. What corpus linguistics can do for ESP: Tips for material preparation. Kaohsiung, Taiwan: 2012 Conference on English for Specific Purposes.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun. 2012. How COMPLETION IS UP: A case study on Chinese [V] – [SHANG]. Lancaster, UK: The Ninth Conference on Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM-9).


Lu, Louis Wei-lun. 2012. Category extension, synonymy and the rise of a discourse marking schema: The case of [X] – [SHANG] in Mandarin. Tilburg, the Netherlands: The Fifth International Formulaic Language Research Network Conference (FLaRN-5).


Lu, Louis Wei-lun. 2011. Image-schema and co-text: The case of up in verb-particle constructions. Xi’an, China: The 11th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-11).


Su, Lily I-wen and Louis Wei-lun Lu. 2011. Construal and perspectivization in semantic conflict: A study based on –shang in Mandarin. Lodz, Poland: Intercultural Communication in a European Context.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun. 2011. A cognitive linguistic approach to Mandarin spatial terms: The case of shang as a verbal complement. The 12th Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop. Taipei: Taiwan. (CLSW-12)


Kemmer, Suzanne and Louis Wei-lun Lu. 2010. Lexical blending in neologisms. San Diego, USA: Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language 2010 (CSDL 2010).


Lu, Louis Wei-lun and Lily I-wen Su. 2010. Use of natural spoken data as a research methodology for intersubjectivity: The case of Mandarin le. Taipei, Taiwan: The Fourth Conference on Language, Discourse and Cognition (CLDC-4).


Kemmer, Suzanne and Louis Wei-lun Lu. 2010. Exploring lexical blends: A Cognitive Grammar account. Lyon, France: International Conference on Lexical Blending.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun and Kathleen Ahrens. 2008. What’s in a name? Country metaphors in Taiwanese presidential speeches. Caceres, Spain: The Seventh International Conference on Researching and Applying Metaphor (RaAM-7).


Su, Lily I-wen and Louis Wei-lun Lu. 2008. A new look at analogous words: A corpus-based approach. Seoul, Korea: The 18th International Congress of Linguists (ICL-18).


Chiang, Wen-yu and Louis Wei-lun Lu. 2007. Oxymora in Buddhism's Diamond Sutra. Krakow, Poland: The 10th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-10).


Su, Lily I-wen and Louis Wei-lun Lu. 2006. A cognitive linguistic approach to up and down: A pedagogical perspective. Chiayi, Taiwan: The 1st International Symposium on Applied Linguistics.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun and Kathleen Ahrens. 2006. What corpora reveal about synonyms: A cognitive viewpoint on bother and worry. Chiayi, Taiwan: The 1st International Symposium on Applied Linguistics.


Lu, Louis Wei-lun. 2006. A cognitive pragmatic perspective on metaphor interpretation: Two case studies from political speeches. Hsinchu, Taiwan: The Seventh Chinese Lexical Semantics Workshop (CLSW-7).


Wang, Chueh-chen and Louis Wei-lun Lu. 2006. The polysemy of hai revisited: A cognitive pragmatic approach. Taipei, Taiwan: Joint Conference of The 17th Annual Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-17) and The 10th International Symposium of Chinese Languages and Linguistics (ISCLL-10).


Lu, Louis Wei-lun and Kathleen Ahrens. 2006. Metaphor use as a reflection of ideology in Mandarin presidential speeches. Christchurch, New Zealand: The 10th New Zealand Language and Society Conference.