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Lacey Okonski

I am a Postdoc jointly funded by the Language Studies Department and Humlab, a technical environment specifically for digital humanities.

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Postdoctoral fellow at Department of Language Studies
Location
A, Humanisthuset, korridor HE2 Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå
Affiliation
Affiliated as postdoctoral position at Humlab
Location
Samhällsvetarhuset, Humlab är beläget under UB Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

My work revolves around embodied metaphor with particular interest in allegory, dance, indigenous metaphor use, prepositions, phrasal verbs, and computer assisted language learning techniques. 

As a Postdoctoral Researcher in Umeå, I will be developing a digital tool for ESL teachers to employ which systematically introduces prepositions and phrasal verbs, both notably problematic even for advanced speakers. This project is jointly funded by The Department of Language Studies and HumLab (a technical environment specifically for digital humanities). I will also be teaching several courses in the fall including "Cognitive Linguistics" and "Language, Brain and Cognition." I am a member of the CogLing Group(https://www.umu.se/en/research/groups/cogling-umu/) and MetNet Scandinavia(https://www.metnetscandinavia.com/). 

More publications can be found at: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lacey_Okonski

2019
Journal of Pragmatics, Elsevier 2019, Vol. 141 : 28-43
Okonski, Lacey; Gibbs, Raymond W.
2018
Expressive minds and artistic creations: studies in cognitive poetics, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018 : 33-53
Gibbs, Raymond W.; Okonski, Lacey
2017
American Journal of Psychology, University of Illinois Press 2017, Vol. 130, (4) : 526-532
Okonski, Lacey
2013
Metaphor and the Social World, John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013, Vol. 3, (2) : 141-159
Gibbs, Raymond W.; Okonski, Lacey; Hatfield, Miles
2012
American Journal of Psychology, University of Illinois Press 2012, Vol. 125, (4) : 516-519
Okonski, Lacey
2011
Lodz Papers in Pragmatics, De Gruyter Open 2011, Vol. 7, (1) : 3-28
Gibbs, Raymond; Tendahl, Markus; Okonski, Lacey
2010
Textus, Tilgher 2010, Vol. 23, (3) : 699-720
Okonski, Lacey; Gibbs, Raymond W.

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