Ahrens, Kathleen

 

Ahrens, Kathleen

Kathleen Ahrens is a Professor and the Director of the International Writers' Workshop at Hong Kong Baptist University. A Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Society of Children's Book Writers sand Illustrators, she has published extensively on issues relating to lexical semantics, language processing, conceptual metaphors, discourse analysis, and textual analysis in children's literature. Her current GRF project focuses on corpora-based analyses of coneptual metaphor use in political language. For more information, please see: www.researchgate.net/profile/Kathlee_Ahrens and the HKBU Corpus of Political Speeches (http://digital.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/corpus/index.php).