Cognitive Semantics

Editor-in-Chief: Fuyin (Thomas) Li
A peer-reviewed international journal, Cognitive Semantics takes the relationship between meaning and mind as its central concern. It welcomes submission of unpublished research from all theoretical orientations in linguistics. It is also intended to be a forum for scholars in related fields – such as psychology, anthropology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, philosophy, and education – to disseminate their work studying the many and varied aspects of human cognition.

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Editorial Board
Managing Editor
Fuyin (Thomas) Li, Beihang University, Beijing.


Consulting Editors
George Lakoff, University of California at Berkeley
Ronald W. Langacker, University of California at San Diego
Leonard Talmy, State University of New York at Buffalo

Editorial Assistants
Jing Du, doctoral student at Beihang University
Hongxia Jia, doctoral student at Beihang University
Lin Yu, (Ph.D. Beihang University, 2018), Henan University

Review Editor
Ning Yu The Pennsylvania State University

Associate Editors
Jürgen Bohnemeyer State University of New York at Buffalo
Rong Chen California State University, San Bernardino
Alan Cienki VU University Amsterdam and Moscow State Linguistic University
Beate Hampe University of Erfurt
Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez University of La Rioja
Hendrik De Smet University of Leuven

Editorial Board
William Croft, University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, USA
Ewa Dąbrowska, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
Gilles Fauconnier, University of California, San Diego, USA
Ad Foolen, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Ray W. Gibbs, University of California at Santa Cruz, USA
Nikolas Gisborne University of Edinburgh, UK
Cliff Goddard, Griffith University, Australia
Stefan Gries, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Tuomas Huumo , University of Turku, Finland
Laura A. Janda, University of Tromsø, Norway
Suzanne Kemmer, Rice University, USA
Zoltán Kövecses, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
Gitte Kristiansen, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Guenther Lampert, Johannes Gutenberg-University (JGU), Mainz, Germany
Chun Lan, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
Maarten Lemmens, Université Lille 3, France
Yo Matsumoto, Kobe University, Japan
Francisco J. Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, University of La Rioja, Spain
Sally Rice, University of Alberta, Canada
Chris Sinha, University of Portsmouth, UK
Eve Sweetser, University of California at Berkeley, USA
John R. Taylor, University of Otago, New Zealand
Mark Turner, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Arie Verhagen, University of Leiden
Yin Wang, Sichuan Interantional Studies University, China
Yina Wang, Beihang University (BUAA),China
Sherman Wilcox, University of New Mexico at Albuquerque, USA
Phillip Wolff, Emory University, USA
Ye Yuan, Beihang University (BUAA),China
Readership
Any one interested in theoretical linguistics, semantics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, language and cognition and cognitive linguistics and cognitive semantics.
Biographical Note
Fuyin (Thomas) Li (Ph.D. 2003, the Chinese University of Hong Kong) is Professor of Linguistics at Beihang University, Beijing. His primary research interests are in event representations, semantic typology, and Talmyan schematic systems. He is the founder and organizer of China International Forum on Cognitive Linguistics, as well as the editor for the Eminent Linguists Lecture Series.

Review Editor
Ning Yu (Ph.D. 1996, University of Arizona) is Professor of Applied Linguistics at The Pennsylvania State University. His research focuses on cognitive semantics, especially the relationship between language, culture, and cognition, and metaphor studies.

Associate editors
Jürgen Bohnemeyer (Ph.D. 1998, Tilburg University) is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Bohnemeyer specializes in semantic typology, the crosslinguistic study of semantic categorization. Bohnemeyer’s work focuses on the semantic typology of representations of space, time, and events.

Alan Cienki (Ph.D. in Slavic linguistics from Brown University) is Professor of Language Use and Cognition at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands and professor and director of the Multimodal Communication and Cognition Lab at Moscow State Linguistic University, Russia. His recent research focusses on the analysis of spoken language and gesture, with special attention to grammatical theory and to metaphor.

Rong Chen (Ph.D. 1990, Ball State University) is Professor of Linguistics and the Associate Provost for Academic Programs at California State University, San Bernardino. His interests are cognitive grammar, cognitive semantics, metaphor, and pragmatics.

Dirk Geeraerts (Ph.D. 1981) is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Leuven, Belgium. His primary research interest involves lexical semantics and lexical variation from the point of view of cognitive linguistics, with a special emphasis on corpus data.

Beate Hampe (Ph.D. 1999, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena) is Associate Professor of Linguistics ("Language and its Structure") at the University of Erfurt, Germany, where she teaches English Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics and Corpus Linguistics. Her primary research interests are in Cognitive Semantics, especially metaphor theory and image-schema theory, as well as in Cognitive/Construction Grammar, especially construction networks and, more recently, also multimodality.

Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez (Ph.D. 1991, University of Zaragoza) is Professor of Linguistics at the University of La Rioja, Spain. His research is focused on the application of cognitive modeling principles to figurative language and thought, to the understanding of the implicational, illocutionary, and discourse dimensions of language use, and to constructionist accounts of language.

Hendrik De Smet (Ph.D. 2008, University of Leuven) is Associate Professor at the University of Leuven, Belgium. His research is into the mechanisms underlying language change, such as analogy, blending, pragmatic strengthening, competition – and how those mechanisms interact with one another and with the existing language system. The primary focus of his work is on the recent history of English.