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Dr. Liudmila Arcimavičienė

Lecturer
Research areas
English language

Graduated Cum Laude in English Linguistics at the Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University, in 2005. In 2010 defended her doctoral thesis entitled ‘Morality models through metaphors in Public Discourse: a cross-linguistic analysis’. Held internships in Wroclaw and Skopje Universities. Her research interests lie in cognitive linguistics, critical discourse analysis, and metaphor analysis of populism, ideologies, conflicts and leadership styles.

Courses taught

English language

Research interests

Cognitive linguistics and political discourse analysis

Metaphor and ideology

Populist metaphor use

Conflict scenarios in diplomacy and international politics

Content analysis of leadership styles

Gender metaphor in media discourse

Publications

Arcimavičienė, L. 2017. A. Musolff, Political Metaphor Analysis: discourse and scenarios. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. Pp. 194. ISBN: 978-1-4411-6066-0 (paperback). In Language and Cognition. Cambridge University Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/langcog.2017.1

Arcimaviciene, L., 2016. Commerce metaphor in the EU universities’ mission statements: a critical sociolinguistic analysis. Metaphor and language teaching: proceedings of the V international conference on metaphor in language and thought (Metáfora e ensino de línguas: anais do V congresso international sobre a aetáfora na linguagem e no ensamento), pp. 7-26. ISBN: 9788577582822.

Arcimaviciene, L., Jonaitiene, V. 2015. Leadership Styles and Metaphor Use: The case study of presidential New Year greetings. Open Linguistics (1), ISSN (Online) 2300-9969, DOI: 10.1515/opli-2015-0006.

Arcimaviciene, L., 2015. EU Universities’ Mission Statements: what is popularised by metaphors, pp. 1-12. DOI: 10.1177/2158244015584378. SAGE. Open Access.

Arcimavičienė, L. 2014. Politics, Text and Ideology: What Is Implied by the Use of Language? Vilnius: Vilnius University Publishing House, ISBN 978-609-459-332-1, 80 p.

Arcimavičienė, L. 2014. Presidential New Year Greetings: What is Implied by Metaphors, Studies About Languages (24), pp. 46-56. ISSN 1648-2824

Arcimavičienė, L. 2013. The US-Russia Spy Swap of 2010 in Media Discourse: What the Commercial Transaction metaphor implies, Discourse, Context & Media (2), pp. 14-21. ISSN 22116958

Arcimavičienė, L. 2012. Western Media Perceptions of the Spy Swap 2010: What Metaphors Construe, Studies About Languages (21), pp. 84-91. ISSN 1648-2824

Arcimavičienė, L. 2011. The Complex Metaphor of POLITICAL ANIMALS in Media Political Discourse: a cross-linguistic perspective, Studies About Languages (19), pp. 95-100. ISSN 1648-2824

Arcimavičienė, L. 2010. Terrorism in Media Political Discourse: from metaphorical expressions to cognitive models, Verbum (1), pp. 7-15. ISSN 2029-6223