LINGUIST List 31.1720

Thu May 21 2020

Calls: Text/Corpus Ling/Poland

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 21-May-2020
From: Marek Łaziński <>
Subject: Key Words (Słowa klucze)
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Full Title: Key Words (Słowa klucze)

Date: 23-Oct-2020 - 24-Oct-2020
Location: Warsaw (Warszawa), Poland
Contact Person: Marek Łaziński
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics

Call Deadline: 23-Aug-2020

Meeting Description:

The conference is devoted to keywords in the public discourse, the methods of their selection and linguistic analyzing. This theme brings together different methodologies and different levels of analysis of language and discourse, including:
- statistics linguistics
- corpus linguistics and linguistic engineering
- media studies
- cultural and intercultural linguistics
- lexicology and lexicography.

By combining different methods and experiences, the conference will try to describe the keywords of contemporary public discourse. The meeting is part of the on “Words on time” project ( and poll “The word of the year.” The conference aims to look at similar projects in other countries, as “Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year” or “Wort des Jahres” polls in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and others.

Call for Papers:

You are invited to submit your abstract by August 23, 2020 via the application form ( or by e-mail at

After the anonymous reviews, we will inform you about the paper acceptance by September 5, 2020.

Conference languages: Polish, German and English. The panel session will be translated.

Registration: The conference fee is 200PLN (€50). In the case of travel restrictions caused by COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held on-line, and the fee will be reduced.

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