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Date of the event: 27.11.2020
Added on: 20.09.2020

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 Culture

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 online on November 27th, 2020 to present their research findings (not previously published or presented) in oral sessions in English.
The conference will be a virtual event.

The Annual Siedlce Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature is a conference organized by the Institute of Linguistics and Literature Studies (former Institute of Modern Languages and Interdisciplinary Research) at Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities since 2015.

The idea of launching an annual conference originated from the reviewed monograph series Forum for Contemporary Issues in Language and Literature started in 2014 with Volume I titled “Novel Approaches in Language, Literature and Culture Studies,” and continued in 2015 with Volume II “From Word to Discourse.” In order to open the series to authors from other research centres and facilitate the exchange of information with them, we decided to start a yearly discussion forum for everyone interested in topics ranging from literature and culture to linguistics.

We hope that our new undertaking will be welcomed by all scholars, who are warmly invited to attend it, share their research findings during a friendly face-to-face discourse and participate in the conference proceedings. 

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)

The conference will be a virtual event. There is no conference fee. The organizing committee will commit as much as they are capable of to ensuring all the participants will have the IT support they need to access the conference.

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 November 6th, 2020 in .doc format via e-mail to katarzyna.kozak@uph.edu.pl.
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 November 11th, 2020.
Both the registration form and the abstract form will be soon available at our official site https://ijil.uph.edu.pl/nauka/konferencje/annual-siedlce-forum.

Conference Proceedings:
After the conference, the articles will be published in a peer-reviewed volume. The articles need to be submitted by February 15th, 2021 to katarzyna.kozak@uph.edu.pl. Further information concerning publication as well as submission guidelines will be available on the conference website. All participants are requested to return the registration form by November 13th, 2020.

Organising Committee
Edward Colerick, Siedlce University
Andres Jaume, UIB
Katarzyna Kozak, Siedlce University
Rubén Jarazo Alvares, UIB
Katarzyna Mroczyńska, Siedlce University
Agnieszka Rzepkowska, Siedlce University
Magdalena Wieczorek, Siedlce University

Information

Application deadline for speakers:
06.11.2020
Fee:
bez opłat

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