LINGUIST List 28.877

Wed Feb 15 2017

Calls: Disc Analysis, Pragmatics, Psycholing, Semantics, Text/Corpus Ling/Poland

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 14-Feb-2017
From: Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka <>
Subject: Meaning, Context and Cognition
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Full Title: Meaning, Context and Cognition
Short Title: MCC

Date: 20-Apr-2017 - 22-Apr-2017
Location: Lodz, Poland
Contact Person: Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Psycholinguistics; Semantics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 22-Feb-2017

Meeting Description:

MCC aims to integrate and promote both theoretical and applied research from the interface of semantics, pragmatics, and discourse studies. It also invites original research from linguistic interfaces (e.g. music, sign language, professional language varieties, psycholinguistics).

Invited Speakers:

Winnie Cheng (the Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
Jesus Romero-Trillo (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Jacqueline Visconti (Università di Genova)
Adrian Tien (Trinity College, Dublin)
Małgorzata Król (University of Łódź)

2nd Call for Papers:

Meaning, Context & Cognition MCC 2017 (6th Symposium) to be held 20-22 April 2017 University of Lodz, Poland
More information at:

Abstracts are invited for papers on topics relevant to the fields of meaning, context & cognition with the goal of the conference to integrate and promote both theoretical and applied research in a diachronic and synchronic perspective from the interface of philosophy of language, semantics and pragmatics.

During the 2017 meeting we would like to focus on the following areas:

- Discourse
- Context (incl. explicit-implicit distinction)
- Speech Acts and Speech Actions (incl. law, music, emotions, cognitive science, etc.)
- Linguistic Interfaces (incl. sign language use)
- Intercultural Issues
- Applications (use of corpora, teachability of pragmatic skills, experimental studies, bilingual and multilingual contexts)

Abstract Submission:

Deadline (ext.) for abstract submission: 22 February 2017

Please email your proposal to: (with a copy to Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka ( You can also register on-line at:

Abstracts should not be longer than 300 words. Please include your name, affiliation and e-mail address. Abstracts will be double-blind peer-reviewed. Paper presentations will be allowed 20 minutes, plus 10 minutes for discussion.

Participants without a paper are asked to e-mail their affiliation details.

Papers and Post-Conference Publications:

A volume of peer-reviewed selected papers will be published with an international publisher, a selection of papers can also be published in Research in Language (RiL:, an abstracted international linguistics journal published by Lodz University Press (on paper) and deGruyter Open (electronic version).

For more information please contact the organisers at: (conference contact e-mail)

Dr. habil. Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka (Conference convenor) or

Mr. Marek Molenda (Conference secretary)
Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
University of Lodz
Al. Pomorska 171/173
91-404 Lodz, Poland
tel/fax +48 42 6655220

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