Sean A. Day

Department of English and Journalism, Trident Technical College, United States
Discipline: 
linguistica, altre

Was born in Jackson, Michigan, U.S.A., in 1962. He obtained a B.A. and an M.A. in Anthropology, and a Ph.D. in Linguistics, with a dissertation on Synaesthetic metaphors in English, in which he investigated whether trends in the linguistic tropes reflect patterns in the neurological conditions. He is the founder and moderator of the Synesthesia List, began in 1992. He was also instrumental in developing the American Synesthesia Association into a registered non-profit organization, and has assisted in organizing ASA conferences, serving as the ASA President since 2000. A multiple synesthete himself, he has given talks about synesthesia in numerous different forums around the world, including in Taiwan, Russia, and Spain, and has been featured in documentaries on synesthesia presented in such countries as Australia, Ecuador, Japan, the Netherlands, and the UK, as well as the US and Canada.