Polish Studies Bulletin

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Date of the event: 29.05.2020
Added on: 17.02.2020

Between clarity and fuzziness. Investigating the concept of meaning in linguistic, literary and philosophical contexts / 5th Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature

Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Institute of Linguistics and Literary Studies and Universitat de les Illes Balears Faculty of Philosophy and Art would like to kindly invite all scholars representing different philological disciplines and theoretical models to 5th Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature  to be held on May 29th , 2020 in Siedlce (Poland) to present their research findings (not previously published or presented) in oral sessions in English.

The leitmotif of the conference is: Between clarity and fuzziness. Investigating the concept of meaning in linguistic, literary and philosophical contexts.

Suggested Research Areas

Literal vs. implied meaning * Authorial Strategies * Interpreting the Narrative/ the texts of Culture * Literature/Culture and its symbols  *  The nature of language in Narrative Fiction  *  Action as opposed to dialogue or direct communication in literary texts  *  The Codes of Narrative Fiction  *  Invisible / Imaginary Authors and Narrators * Messages and devices within humorous fiction/ discourse  *  The many and varied devices contained within children’s literature  * Meaning and context * Meaning representation in lexicography * Meaning in LGP and LSP * Challenges in conveying meaning through translation * Corpus approaches to meaning identification *  The language of propaganda *  Implicitness in general and specialised texts  *  Textual compression in general and specialised texts  *  The meaning of words: connotation and semantic prosody.  

Plenary Speakers

Prof. Anna Malicka – Kleparska (John Paul II Catholic University in Lublin)
Prof. David Pérez Chico (University of Zaragoza)

Oral Sessions

Each presentation in the oral session will be scheduled for a 20-minute talk followed by a 10-minute discussion.

Abstract Submission

An abstract of 200-300 words (including bibliography) should be submitted by April 10th, 2020  in .doc format via e-mail to siedlceforum@gmail.com. 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. Notification of acceptance will be sent by April 20th, 2020.

Both the registration form and the abstract form will be soon available at our official site . If you wish to receive an invoice, please check the Invoice Box in the registration form.

Conference Proceedings

After the conference, the articles will be published in a peer-reviewed volume. The articles need to be submitted by July 15th, 2020. Further information concerning publication as well as submission guidelines will be available on the conference website at https://ijil.uph.edu.pl/nauka/annual-siedlce-forum.

Venue

The conference will take place at the Faculty of Humanities of Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, 39 Żytnia St., Siedlce, Poland.

Conference Fee

All participants are requested to return the registration form and pay the conference fee by April 30th, 2020. The fee, which covers organisation costs, conference materials, lunch and refreshments, is EUR 80 or PLN 300. 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

Uniwersytet Przyrodniczo-Humanistyczny w Siedlcach
ul. Konarskiego 2
08-110 Siedlce, Poland

Bank Account for Payments in EUR

PL 84124026851978001014643201
SWIFT BIC: PKOPPLPW
Bank Pekao S.A. O/ Siedlce
Wojskowa 24, 08-110 Siedlce, Poland

Bank Account for Payments in PLN

19124026851111000036563195
Bank Pekao S.A. O/ Siedlce
Wojskowa 24, 08-110 Siedlce

Title of the payment: Name + Between clarity and fuzziness

Please note that the fees for money transfer service are paid by the participants.

Organising Committee

prof. Edward Colerick

prof. Andres Jaume

Katarzyna Kozak, Ph.D.

Rubén Jarazo Alvares Ph. D.

Tomasz Michta, Ph.D.

Katarzyna Mroczyńska, Ph.D.

Agnieszka Rzepkowska, Ph.D.

Magdalena Wieczorek, MA

Information

Address:
The Faculty of Humanities of Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, 39 Żytnia St., Siedlce, Poland
Application deadline for speakers:
10.04.2020
Fee:
EUR 80 / PLN 300
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