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Full Title: Polysemy in Language and Translation

Short Title: Polysemy 2014
Location: Katowice, Poland
Start Date: 12-May-2014 - 13-May-2014
Contact: Joanna Paszenda
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.wszop.edu.pl/polysemy2014
Meeting Description: Polysemy in Language and Translation
Katowice, Poland
May 12-13, 2014

We invite researchers of all linguistic persuasions who are working on the polysemous structure of linguistic units to present and share with us results of their studies in whatever linguistic discipline they are working, be it polysemy in phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics or discourse studies.

Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Elżbieta Tabakowska (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Prof. Francisco Gonzálvez-García (University of Almería, Spain)
Prof. Ewa Jędrzejko (University of Silesia, Poland)
Prof. Wacław Osadnik (University of Alberta, Canada - unconfirmed)
Prof. Andrzej Łyda (University of Silesia, Poland)
Prof. Bogusław Bierwiaczonek (WSZOP, Poland)

Registration opens on March 18, 2014.

Further information and the registration form are available at: www.wszop.edu.pl/polysemy2014.
Linguistic Subfield: Morphology; Semantics; Syntax; Translation
LL Issue: 24.5259

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