LINGUIST List 23.2602

Tue Jun 05 2012

Calls: Socioling, Discourse Analysis, Applied Ling/Hungary

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 04-Jun-2012
From: Alicja Witalisz <>
Subject: Across Borders V International Conference on Culture, Language and Literature
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Full Title: Across Borders V International Conference on Culture, Language and Literature Short Title: ABIC
Date: 12-Oct-2012 - 14-Oct-2012 Location: Sárospatak, Hungary Contact Person: Alicja Witalisz
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2012

Meeting Description:

Across Borders V International Conference on Culture, Language and LiteratureSárospatak, Hungary, 12-14 October 2012Organised by Krosno State College and Comenius College of Miskolc University

The conference aims at investigating aspects of culture, language and literature in the context of a world made more mobile than ever before. Intercultural encounters accompanying the movement of individuals and groups receive a variety of expressions and call for a debate in an interdisciplinary context.

Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Elżbieta Mańczak-Wohlfeld, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, PolandProf. Terence McCarthy, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France


Organisers will arrange return bus transportation for participants travelling from Krosno (200 km) and Kraków (350 km). The buses will leave on Friday 12 October at 6 am from Kraków and at 7 am from Krosno. Return arrival in Krosno and Kraków is planned for Sunday late evening.

Conference Fees:

290 PLN without transportation440 PLN with return transportation between Krosno and Sárospatak490 PLN with return transportation between Kraków and SárospatakDoctoral students will be granted a reduction of 100 PLN on the applicable fee.

The conference fee covers: Conference materials, refreshments during sessions, conference banquet in a Hungarian wine cellar on Saturday night, a bus tour of the Tokay region on Saturday afternoon, a visit to a hot springs pool in Sárospatak on Friday evening, publication of selected papers. All fees must be transferred to the bank account of Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa in Krosno (Krosno State College) by 15 September 2012.


Participants are advised to make their own hotel booking. All hotels below are within walking distance from the conference venue, Comenius Főiskola, 3950 Sárospatak, Eötvös utca 7.

Recommended Hotels in Sárospatak:

Bodrog Hotel, Sárospatak, Rákóczi út 58 (also available at, email:

Huszar Panzio, Sárospatak, Kazinczy Ferenc ut. 3

Call for Papers:

The organizers of the conference wish to invite scholars to a discussion on subjects related to:

- Intertextuality/interculturality- Migration and narration- Autobiography and identity- The other in literature- Minority cultures and literatures- Cross-cultural aspects of translation- Pragmatics of intercultural communication- Teaching intercultural communication- Creativity and tradition in cultural communication- Humour in culture and society- Dialectology- Language contacts- Cultural and linguistic globalization- Culture and the teaching of languages

Conference language: English

Paper proposals with 300-word abstracts and registration forms should be sent to Dr. Alicja Witalisz ( no later than 30 June 2012.


Positively reviewed papers will be published in the series Papers on Language, Culture and Literature, Zeszyty Naukowe PWSZ w Krośnie.

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