Author: modizan

Wiadomości i ogłoszenia

The impact of learning environments

29th  International Conference on Foreign / Second Language Acquisition Szczyrk, Poland, 18th-20th May 2017 The impact of learning environments on second language acquisition and foreign language learning The Institute of English at the University of Silesia is pleased to announce the 29th International Conference on Foreign and Second Language Acquisition (ICFSLA). Traditionally, this conference focuses on research in second language acquisition and foreign language learning, concentrating each year on different aspects of the research field. The leading theme of the 2017 conference is: The impact of learning environments on second language acquisition and foreign language learning The choice of the topic was determined by the significance of learning environment(s) in relation to language acquisition/learning processes. We aim to raise our awareness as teachers, mentors and learners of the complexity of this issue. We would like to look at the conditions necessary to build environments thatCzytaj dalej

Wiadomości i ogłoszenia

Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage

Katarzyna Burzyńska, PhD                                                 Annie Martirosyan, PhD in Philology Department of Studies in Culture                                          Independent scholar (Armenia) AMU Faculty of English (Poland)                                              annie.martirosyan@gmail.com kburzynska@wa.amu.edu.pl                                 European Shakespeare Research Association Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage 27 – 30 July 2017 University of Gdańsk and The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Poland   CALL FOR PAPERS: Seminar title: “There are more things in heaven and earth […][1]”: Shakespeare’s philosophy, philosophy’s Shakespeare revisited.   Topic and relevance: Terry Eagleton once wrote that “it is difficult to read Shakespeare without feeling that he was almost certainly familiar with the writings of Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Wittgenstein and Derrida” (Eagleton 1986: 9-10). Following up on Eagleton’s famous remark one feels tempted to say that it is impossible to read ShakespeareCzytaj dalej

Wiadomości i ogłoszenia

Uses, Misuses, Abuses of Language in Culture, Literature and Linguistics

Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities Departments of English Literature and English Language would like to kindly invite all scholars representing different philological disciplines and theoretical models to the First Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature to be held on October 14th, 2016 in Siedlce (Poland) to present their research findings (not previously published or presented) in both oral and poster sessions in English. The leitmotif of the conference is: Uses, Misuses, Abuses of Language in Culture, Literature and Linguistics  The conference will explore the following dimensions: Literature, Culture and Linguistics as the subject of study (approaches and methods) The motif of language uses, misuses and abuses in Culture, Literature and Linguistics Keynote Speakers: Prof. PhD Andres L. Jaume – University of Balearic Islands, Spain Prof. PhD Piotr Twardzisz – University of Warsaw, Poland The Research Areas and Suggested TopicsCzytaj dalej

Wiadomości i ogłoszenia

Crossroads – Call for Papers

cfp_crossroads_conference_memory.pdf Crossroads I: Remembering/Forgetting Call for Papers   Institute of Modern Languages University of Białystok 01-02 December 2016 Dear Colleagues,   The Institute of Modern Languages is pleased to invite scholars from Poland and abroad to the Crossroads I Conference: Remembering/Forgetting that will be held on 01-02 December 2016 at the University of Białystok. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for exchanging ideas and sharing the findings of research related to the broadly understood theme of memory, seen as the interplay between past and present, the crossroads between remembering and forgetting, the reconstruction of individual and collective memories that might be subject to the processes of alteration, re-evaluation, invention, fabrication, manipulation, negation, etc.   We encourage broadly-contextualised contributions discussing these problems in both literature and culture against historical, social, philosophical, psychological, artistic and other backgrounds. We are interested in bringing togetherCzytaj dalej

Wiadomości i ogłoszenia

SPECIALIST LANGUAGES: PRACTICE AND THEORY CFP

Center for Foreign Languages, University of Rzeszów and Department of the Theory of Translation, Institute of English Studies, University of Rzeszów are pleased to invite you to a two-day conference: “SPECIALIST LANGUAGES: PRACTICE AND THEORY” 16-17 September 2016  Rzeszow, Poland http://languages.ur.rzeszow.pl/en/index.php   The aim of the conference is to create a forum for discussion and exchange of experiences for practitioners, teachers, translators, representatives of business and administration, theoreticians, researchers who specialize in specialist languages, business communication, international cooperation. The conference will be divided into three sections: didactics of specialist languages, translation of specialist texts, linguistic studies in the area of specialist languages and discourse.   PLENARY SPEAKERS   Prof. zw. dr hab. Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk (University of Łódź) Prof. zw. dr hab. Sambor Grucza (University of  Warsaw) Prof. nadzw. dr hab. Piotr Mamet (Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa) Dr Jolanta Łącka-Badura (University of Economics in Katowice)Czytaj dalej

Wiadomości i ogłoszenia

Disease, Death, Decay – CFP

  SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS International Conference on Disease, Death, Decay in Literatures, Cultures, and Language University of Opole, 26-28 September 2016 Confirmed keynote speakers: Prof. Tadeusz Sławek  (University of Silesia, Katowice) Prof. Elżbieta Chrzanowska-Kluczewska (Jagiellonian University, Kraków) Prof. Jacek Fabiszak (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań) Carlos Schwabe’s “The Death of the Gravedigger” presents us with what is inevitable for all: the end. Schwabe’s vision of finality, however, is neither pessimistic nor particularly intimidating. As the gravedigger looks up toward the Angel of Death’s winged embrace, we discern the sense of majesty she inspires. Her placid face offers respite from a lifetime of physical labor, allowing the gravedigger to release his well-worn shovel. The gravedigger’s work is done, his soul departs, but life around him is renewed. Flowers begin to dot the receding winter snow. It is, ultimately, a comforting image. But, one might ask,Czytaj dalej

Wiadomości i ogłoszenia

Change, evolution, innovation CfP

Studencka Konferencja Anglistyczna StuKAn “Change, evolution, innovation” An interdisciplinary student conference in English linguistics, literature and culture 30.09 – 02.10. 2016  Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań, Poland We have a great pleasure to invite all BA and MA students to the 1st StuKAn Poznań conference. StuKAn Poznań conference, which will take place on 30 September – 2 October 2016, is an interdisciplinary student conference covering a variety of topics encompassed by English studies (linguistics, literary studies, translation, history, sociology, political studies, cultural studies, and other). The conference will constitute a friendly and inspiring atmosphere for academic discussions and exchange of ideas. StuKAn Poznań conference provides its participants with an opportunity to discuss their research done both for their BA or MA degrees, and independently from them, enabling their development as young scholars. The topic of the conference is “Change, evolution, innovation”. We invite submissionsCzytaj dalej

Wiadomości i ogłoszenia

Mapping New Spaces: CFP

Call for papers The English Department at the  Institute of Foreign Philology,  Jan Długosz University of Częstochowa, Poland,  is pleased to announce      The Fourth Young Researcher Conference on Language and Culture:   Mapping New Spaces     20 April 2016   Częstochowa, Poland Download Mapping CFP.doc mapping registr. form.doc The aim of the conference is to promote academic accomplishments of young scholars and enhance their research skills by creating an opportunity for the presentation of their work, confrontation with other young researchers and academics, and exchange of ideas and research findings. Since it targets undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, as well as young academics of various fields of research, the conference is meant to provide a useful forum for an interdisciplinary dialogue and interaction among young scholars so as to highlight the multidimensionality and interdependence of diverse areas of study. By comprising anCzytaj dalej