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Full Title: IV All-Ukrainian Students’ Scientific and Practical Conference

Location: Sumy, Ukraine
Start Date: 13-Mar-2014 - 14-Mar-2014
Contact: Olha Zhulavska
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: We invite you to participate in the IV All-Ukrainian Students’ Scientific and Practical Conference, held by the Department of Germanic Philology of the Sumy State University on the 13-14 March 2014.

The main issues suggested for the discussion:

1. Language as a functional system in anthropocentric world picture.
2. Translation and intercultural communication
3. Discourse linguistics
4. The problems of stylistics and text linguistics
5. Methodology and methods of modern literary studie.
6. Word formation of Germanic and Slavic languages
7. The status of verbal and non-verbal elements in intralinguistic and interlinlinguistic aspects

Languages of the conference: Ukrainian, Russian, English
Linguistic Subfield: Translation
LL Issue: 24.4609

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