LINGUIST List 32.1969

Mon Jun 07 2021

Calls: Cog Sci, Disc Analysis, Lang Acq, Ling & Lit, Translation/Poland and Online

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Date: 07-Jun-2021
From: Marcin Trojszczak <marcintrkgmail.com>
Subject: Contacts & Contrasts 2021: Interlingual and Intercultural Contacts and Contrasts - Approaches and Practices
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Full Title: Contacts & Contrasts 2021: Interlingual and Intercultural Contacts and Contrasts - Approaches and Practices
Short Title: C&C 2021

Date: 18-Oct-2021 - 20-Oct-2021
Location: Konin (Hybrid Event), Poland
Contact Person: Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://cc.pwsz.konin.edu.pl/start-2/

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Translation

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2021

Meeting Description:

The Department of Language and Communication of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the State University of Applied Sciences in Konin, Poland is pleased to invite you to participate in the 2021 edition of C&C conference series.

The C&C 2021 conference focuses on a range of language and discourse-related topics and their relations with intercultural and interlingual contacts and contrasts.

CONFERENCE TOPICS:
- Language, culture, and cognition (cognitive linguistics, cultural linguistics, linguistic anthropology, contact linguistics, historical linguistics),
- Language acquisition and language teaching (psycholinguistics, SLA, bilingualism and multilingualism, ESL, etc.),
- Discourse, language, media, and culture (discourse analysis, cultural studies, media studies, LSP, terminology),
- Translation and culture (translation studies and interpreting studies),
- Literature (literary studies, comparative literature),
- Societies in contact, societies in contrast (sociolinguistics, sociology).

ONLINE AND ON SITE FORMATS:
The C&C2021 Conference is going to be held in two parallel systems:
1) on site presentations and sessions taking place at the conference venue in Jan A. P. Kaczmarek Conference Center on Popiełuszki Street No. 4 in Konin, Poland,
2) online real-time presentations and sessions organized via video conferencing platform.

Detailed arrangements concerning online and on site formats will be forwarded by 15 September 2021.

PLENARY SPEAKERS:
The following internationally-recognized experts on interlingual and intercultural contacts and contrasts have accepted our invitation:
- Professor Sally Burgess - University La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
- Professor Barbara Nykiel-Herbert - English Language Learners In-Home Program, Carson City, USA
- Professor Iwona Kraska-Szenk - University of Warsaw, Poland
- Professor Michał B. Paradowski - University of Warsaw, Poland
- Professor Mirosław Pawlak - State University of Applied Sciences in Konin, Poland; Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
- Professor Eva Schultze-Berndt - University of Manchester, UK
- Professor Marco Venuti - University of Catania, Italy

''LANGUAGE, MEDIA, AND EMOTIONS'' WORKSHOP:
The C&C2021 conference will host a special workshop co-organized by State University of Applied Sciences in Konin, University of Catania, and University of Łódź. Workshop abstracts should be submitted to the conference email address at cckonin.edu.pl, indicating 'Language, Media, and Emotions' workshop.

The workshop focuses on the interrelations between language and discourse, framing phenomena and the interplay between (social) media and culture-mediated emotionality. Within this framework, we also welcome papers that broaden the topic to additionally investigate the conceptualization of emotions and the interaction between emotion and cognitive processes.

For further information, please visit our conference website at https://cc.pwsz.konin.edu.pl/start-2/.

Second Call for Papers:

The Department of Language and Communication of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the State University of Applied Sciences in Konin, Poland is pleased to invite abstracts of papers and theme sessions (in English and Polish) relevant, but not restricted to the proposed topics:

CONFERENCE TOPICS
Language, culture, and cognition:
- a comparative diversity of grammatical and semantic phenomena and structures (cognitive linguistics, cultural linguistics, linguistic anthropology),
- the impact of cultural and language contacts from synchronic and diachronic perspectives, e.g. borrowings (contact linguistics, historical linguistics).

Language acquisition and language teaching:
- cultural and linguistic influences in the contexts of Second Language Acquisition (psycholinguistics),
- bilingualism and multilingualism,
- facets of cultural and linguistic contacts and contrasts in educational and teaching contexts, e.g. primary, secondary, and academic settings, instructor and student's perspectives on courses, syllabuses and international exchange.

Discourse, language, media, and culture:
- professional and non-professional discourses, e.g. press, business, technology, politics, social media, gaming, and their intercultural and interlinguistic dimensions,
- English as Lingua Franca and its role in intercultural contacts, e.g. Internet language online communication,
- comparative and contrastive perspectives on discourse and discourse phenomena (discourse analysis, critical discourse analysis, cultural studies),
- cultural aspects of media discourses.

Translation and culture:
- translation practices in the linguistically and culturally interconnected reality (translation studies),
- interpreting in intercultural contexts (interpreting studies).

Literature:
- intercultural and interlingual contacts in literature,
- literary texts, genres, styles, and traditions in the contrastive perspective (comparative literature).

Societies in contact, societies in contrast:
- local and global social issues in the light of intercultural contacts,
- comparative and contrastive perspectives on social phenomena (sociolinguistics, sociology).

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT:
All abstracts of papers and theme sessions should be submitted with your name and paper/theme session title in .pdf and .doc(x) formats directly to the conference email address at cckonin.edu.pl.

Abstracts should be limited to 350 words of text and should include up to 5 keywords. The deadline for abstract and theme session submissions is 15 September 2021.

For further information, please contact our conference website at https://cc.pwsz.konin.edu.pl/start-2/.




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