LINGUIST List 31.636

Thu Feb 13 2020

Confs: Applied Ling, Gen Ling, Ling & Lit, Socioling, Translation/Poland

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Date: 12-Feb-2020
From: Zygmunt Mazur <>
Subject: 15th April Conference on English and American Studies
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15th April Conference on English and American Studies
Short Title: AC 15

Date: 23-Apr-2020 - 25-Apr-2020
Location: Krakow, Poland
Contact: Zygmunt Mazur
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Meeting Description:

April Conference is a triennial international conference which has been organized by the Institute of English Studies at the Jagiellonian University since 1978. The Conference is an opportunity to bring together scholars working in various fields of English and American Studies. We will be pleased to accept proposals of papers on British and American literature, general and applied linguistics, translation and cultural studies, the teaching of English as a foreign language and other related topics.

Program Information:

A full program will be announced in April.

Plenary Speakers include:
Susan Hunston (University of Birmingham)
Kenneth P. Minkema (Yale Divinity School)
Virginia Pulcini (Università degli studi di Torino)
Nancy Schultz (Salem State University)
Tiffany Stern (The Shakespeare Institute)
Laurence Davies (University of Glasgow)

Theme Sessions include:
Colonial America and Religious History
Chair: Joel Burnell (Evangelical School of Theology)

Digital Humanities and Literary History
Chair: Jan Rybicki (Jagiellonian University)

Gender Studies, Masculinities Studies and Feminist Perspectives in Literature and Culture
Chairs: Ewa Kowal (Jagiellonian University) and Olga O’Toole (Jagiellonian University)

Southern Studies
Chairs: Robert Brinkmeyer Jr. (University of South Carolina) and Michał Choiński (Jagiellonian University)

Medieval Studies and Medievalism
Chairs: Władysław Witalisz (Jagiellonian University) and Krystyna Strzebońska-Cichorz (Jagiellonian University)

Milton Studies in Central and Eastern Europe: The State of the Art
Chair: Miklós Péti (Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary)

Alternative Romanticisms
Chair: Monika Coghen (Jagiellonian University)

Conrad Studies
Chair: Grażyna M. T. Branny (Akademia Ignatianum)

Transfusions of Joyce
Chairs: Dirk Vanderbeke (University of Jena), Katarzyna Bazarnik (Jagiellonian University)

Language Contact
Chair: Elżbieta Mańczak-Wohlfeld (Jagiellonian University)

Contemporary Trends in Sociolinguistics
Chair: Marta Dąbrowska (Jagiellonian University)

Stance and Evaluation in Discourse
Chair: Magdalena Szczyrbak (Jagiellonian University)

Foreign Language Education - Tradition and New Perspectives
Chair: Monika Kusiak-Pisowacka (Jagiellonian University)

Translating Worldviews and Alternative Realities
Chairs: Agata Hołobut (Jagiellonian University) and Małgorzata Cierpisz (Jagiellonian University)

Ecocritical Perspectives on Literature, Culture and the Visual Arts
Chairs: Marek Pawlicki (University of Silesia in Katowice), Ewa Wylężek (University of Silesia in Katowice)

Place and Space in Crime Fiction
Chair: Šárka Bubíková (University of Pardubice)

Early conference registration fee (available until March 15, 2020): 700 PLN.
Regular conference fee (after March 15, 2020): 800 PLN. Doctoral students are eligible for a 150 PLN discount.

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