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Call for Papers: Cognitive Linguistics in the year 2017

 Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association and Institute of English Studies, University of Rzeszów, Poland, are pleased to launch a Call for Papers for the 2017 annual PCLA conference Cognitive Linguistics in the year 2017.   When: September 21-23, 2017 Where: University of Rzeszów, Poland Conference languages: English and Polish   PLENARY SPEAKERS: Laura A. Janda (Tromsø University) Joanna Rączaszek-Leonardi (University of Warsaw / PAN) Elżbieta Tabakowska (Jagiellonian University) Adam Głaz (UMCS, Lublin) Martin Hilpert (Neuchâtel University)   SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS: Your abstract should clearly state the scope and aims of your research, the methodology applied, the expected results, etc. Above all, it must be evident that your research lies within the cognitive linguistics enterprise, e.g. (the list is obviously open-ended and should only be treated as a set of general guidelines): ■ cognitive semantics ■ linguistic categorization ■ metaphor and metonymy ■ conceptual blending ■ forceCzytaj dalej

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Culture · Cognition · Communication – Call for Papers

Culture · Cognition · Communication (Inter)cultural perspectives on language and the mind The Departments of Cognitive Linguistics and Cultural Linguistics at the Institute of English, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin (UMCS), are pleased to announce the Culture • Cognition • Communication conference series aimed to offer researchers of different persuasions a convenient forum for sharing ideas and discussing issues concerning the relation between culture, cognition and language from a range of scholarly viewpoints. (Inter)cultural perspectives on language and the mind (ICPLM 2017) is aimed to be the first conference of the series. In adopting an interdisciplinary slant on the interface between culture, language and the mind, the conference is designed to foster academic co-operation across diverse fields of humanistic studies. Date: 14-15 September 2017 Venue: The Faculty of Humanities UMCS in Lublin Languages: English (preferred), Polish Plenary lectures   Enrique Bernárdez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)Czytaj dalej

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Humorousness / Seriousness Conference

  click to download: CfP 2nd Forum- Humorousness Seriosuness Dichotomy.pdf Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities Departments of English Literature and the English Language would like to kindly invite all scholars representing different philological disciplines and theoretical models to 2nd Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature to be held on April 28th, 2017 in Siedlce (Poland) to present their research findings (not previously published or presented) in oral sessions in English. The leitmotif of the conference is: Humorousness/Seriousness Dichotomy in Language, Culture and Literature Keynote Speakers: Prof. Ewa Łuczak (University of Warsaw) Prof. Francisco Yus (University of Alicante) The Research Areas and Suggested Topics Linguistics: o Humor and gender/race/ethnicity o Persuasion, implicature and violations of the Gricean (cooperative) model of communication o Functions of puns, wordplay, and proverbs in second language acquisition, teaching, communication o Stylistic figures (metaphor, irony, hyperbole, etc.)Czytaj dalej

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Laurence Sterne Call for Papers

Call for Papers   the International Laurence Sterne Foundation and the Department of English, Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Poland invite paper proposals for   The Second International Laurence Sterne Foundation Conference on the theme of Adaptation in the Age of Sterne     Although the primary concern of the conference will be the work of Laurence Sterne and its afterlife, we are also interested in papers shedding light on the broader context of the Age of Sterne.   Paper proposals (200-word abstracts) should be sent to Peter de Voogd peterdevoogd@fastmail.fm and Jakub Lipski j.lipski@ukw.edu.pl by the end of May 2017. Notifications of acceptance will be sent at the beginning of June 2017. For more information, see www.sterne2017.pl.   Delegates wishing to present a paper must be members of the Foundation, the online membership form can be found here.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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