LINGUIST List 27.2383

Mon May 30 2016

Calls: English, Applied Ling, General Ling/Poland

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 28-May-2016
From: Magdalena Wieczorek <>
Subject: 1st Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature
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Full Title: 1st Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature

Date: 14-Oct-2016 - 14-Oct-2016
Location: Siedlce, Poland
Contact Person: Vitaliy Baran
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 15-Jul-2016

Meeting Description:

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 Topics

- Rhetorical and linguistic devices of manipulation
- Persuasion, implicature and violations of the Gricean (cooperative) model of
- Functions of puns, wordplay, and proverbs in second language acquisition, teaching,
- Interference (L1 interference) and false friends in intercultural communication
- Functions of homophones and homonyms in language acquisition, teaching,
- Differences in meaning - lexicographic and terminographic perspective
- Problems with conveying the message in translation
- Error analysis in teaching EFL

Call for Papers:

Oral and Poster Sessions

Each presentation in the oral session will be scheduled for a 20-minute talk followed by a 10-minute discussion. The presentation of research during the poster session will last approximately 50 minutes. The authors of the posters are expected to be present at their display and available for a discussion as well as answering questions from conference participants. The poster size is 100x70 cm (vertical orientation).

Abstract Submission
An abstract of 200-300 words (including bibliography) should be submitted by June 15, 2016 in .doc format via e-mail to Your abstract must be accompanied by the following information: name of the author, title of paper, affiliation, academic degree,research area, a biographical note of 60-80 words in length, and the preferred form of your presentation (speech or poster). Notification of acceptance will be sent to authors by September 1, 2016.

Conference Proceedings
After the conference, papers will be published in a peer-reviewed post-conference volume. The articles need to be submitted by November 30, 2016. Further information concerning publication as well as submission guidelines will be available on the conference website at

Conference Fee
All participants are requested to return the registration form and pay the conference fee by September 20, 2016. The fee, which covers organisation costs, conference materials, lunches and refreshments, is EUR 60 or PLN 250. Accommodation and transportation costs are covered by the participants. The organizers can assist in booking rooms in University halls of residence
or town hotels. The fee should be transferred to one of the following bank accounts:

Institution Name:
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities
ul. Konarskiego 2
08-110 Siedlce

Bank account for payments in EUR:
PL 84124026851978001014643201
Bank Pekao S.A. O/ Siedlce
Wojskowa 24, 08-110 Siedlce, Poland

Bank account for payments in PLN:
Bank Pekao S.A. O/ Siedlce
Wojskowa 24, 08-110 Siedlce

Conference organizing committee
Prof. Olga Antsyferova
Katarzyna Kozak, PhD
Agnieszka Rzepkowska, PhD
Iwona Świątczak-Wasilewska, PhD
Vitaliy Baran, MA
Ramona Trochimiak, MA
Magdalena Wieczorek MA

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