LINGUIST List 26.4858

Mon Nov 02 2015

Calls: English, General Ling/Poland

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 01-Nov-2015
From: Dagmara Gałajda <>
Subject: 25th Annual Conference of The Polish Association for the Study of English: Multiculturalis
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Full Title: 25th Annual Conference of The Polish Association for the Study of English: Multiculturalis
Short Title: PASE

Date: 31-Mar-2016 - 02-Apr-2016
Location: Szczyrk, Poland
Contact Person: Dagmara Gałajda
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2016

Meeting Description:

The theme of the conference is Multiculturalism, Multilingualism and the Self.

We are pleased to announce that the following eminent scholars working in the field of English studies have kindly agreed to present plenary talks at our conference:

Prof. Anthony David Barker - University of Aveiro, Aveiro
Prof. Jean Marc Dewaele - University of London, Birkbeck College, London,
Prof. Frank Ferguson - University of Ulster, Coleraine
Prof. Hanna Komorowska - University of Social Sciences and Humanities/University of Warsaw, Warsaw
Prof. Rafał Molencki - University of Silesia, Katowice
Prof. Claus Schatz-Jakobsen - University of Southern Denmark, Odense

Call for Papers:

The submissions are welcome in the area of literature, culture studies, linguistics, applied linguistics, translation and teacher training.

The following topics are only our suggestions for presentations at the conference:

- he multidisciplinarity of multiculturalism and multilingualism research
- the contexts of multilingualism
- bilingualism versus multilingualism: the same or worlds apart
- multilingual language contact and cross-linguistic influences
- multilingual language acquistion and learning in a variety of contexts
- the teaching of multiple languages: facilitation and challenge
- the multicompetence of a language learner/user
- multilingual translation
- the role of English in the multilingual world
- multiculturalism or/and interculturalism: Dreams and possibilities of cultural reunification
- rethinking multiculturalism: the successes and challenges of cultural pluralism
- literary representations of cultural/political conflicts and scenarios of their resolution
- narratives of conflict, narratives of reconciliation
- identity (personal, regional, communal, ethnic, national) in literary representations and cultural products
- wor(l)ds, voices, selves in-between culture.

All those wishing to contribute papers or just to attend presentations are welcome to enroll in the conference. Presentation abstracts should be submitted by 15 January 2016 to the following e-mail address:

Notification of acceptance will be sent out by 31 January 2016.

The registration form, including the presentation abstract,and the excel database file (both documents can be downloaded from our website) should be sent as an attachment to the above e-mail address, with the heading: or (depending on your presentation area).

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