has been a lecturer at the Faculty of Polish Studies of the University of Warsaw for over 25 years. She teaches Polish grammar and semantics. Her research interests include lexical, cognitive, and comparative semantics, and metaphor in different types of discourse. From 2015-2019, she was the grant manager of a project with the title: ‘Synamet, a microcorpus of synaesthetic metaphors. Formalization of the description and development of effective methods for analysis of metaphors in discourse’ (https://projekty.ncn.gov.pl/index.php?projekt_id=256043), which resulted in the creation of the first online available corpus of synaesthetic metaphors in Poland. Her recent publications include the monograph Metaphor and Senses: The Synamet Corpus: A Polish Resource for Synesthetic Metaphors (Peter Lang, 2019); an article “Narrative metaphor in Polish perfumery discourse” (Cognitive Linguistic Studies 6, no. 2 (2019); and written with Marta Falkowska, a chapter, “Typology of metaphors with the olfactory target domain in the Polish perfumery discourse” (in The Linguistics of Olfaction, ed. Ł. Jędrzejowski, P. Staniewski, John Benjamins, 2020).
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