“Cognitive Sociolinguistics, Cultural Conceptualisations and World Englishes”

 Date:        9 September 2016

Time:       12:00 – 13:00

Venue:     UPSET postgraduate room, NWU, Vaal Triangle Campus

 Presenter:        Dr. Arne Peters

University of Potsdam, Germany


Dr Peters will present an outline of the fields of Cognitive Sociolinguistics and Cultural Conceptualisations and discuss some of his latest work.  The presentation and discussion would provide a valuable introduction to these topics for potential future research.

Other key concepts addressed:

Cultural cognition, cultural schemas, conceptual metaphors, Hong Kong English, Irish English, Aboriginal English, South African English


RSVP       Ms Theresa Louw (theresa.louw@nwu.ac.za) before 5 September 2016

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