Young Linguists’ Meeting in Poznań 2014 (YLMP2014) (YLMP2014)

Organization: The Faculty of English at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Venue: AMU Campus

Location: Poznań, Poland

Event Date/Time: Apr 04, 2014 End Date/Time: Apr 06, 2014
Registration Date: Mar 03, 2014
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 10, 2014
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Young Linguists’ Meeting in Poznań 2014

YLMP2014, 4–6 April 2014, Poznań, Poland

http://wa.amu.edu.pl/ylmp/

ylmp@wa.amu.edu.pl

 

YLMP2014 Congress: Call for Papers

We are happy to announce that the Young Linguists’ Meeting in Poznań (YLMP2014) will take place on 4–6 April 2014 in Poznań, Poland. The Meeting will be organised by the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań.

 

Submissions

The leitmotif of the YLMP2014 Congress will be

Directions in interdisciplinary linguistic research: Embracing diversity.

Proposals of papers related to this main theme, as well as to other fields of modern linguistics, are invited.

 

Who can submit?

> students enrolled in a BA, MA or a PhD programme 

> BA- and MA holders

> PhD holders up to five years after their defence

 

The suggested research areas for block sessions are as follows:

> psycholinguistics / neurolinguistics / clinical linguistics

> cognitive linguistics

> sociolinguistics  and discourse studies

> language and meaning

> language and gesture

> language and technology

> language teaching methodology

> language and artificial systems

> translation studies

> language, gender, and sexuality

 

We are also planning to organise a formal session. However, final decisions regarding the session will depend on the number of submissions.

 

Each paper will be given 30 minutes, including 10 minutes for discussion. There will also be a major poster sessions.

The language of the congress is English.

Apart from block sessions, there will also be plenary lectures, delivered by our keynote speakers.

 

Keynote speakers already confirmed:

Paul Baker (Lancaster University, UK)
Heiko Motschenbacher (Goethe-Universität, Germany)
Srikant Sarangi (Cardiff University, UK)
 

We also plan to organise thematic workshop sessions. The areas we want to concentrate on are:

> eyetracking

> gender and sexuality in the Polish ESL classroom

> language and gesture

> introduction to experimental methods in linguistics

> Corpus Linguistics methods in Critical Discourse Analysis

 

Workshop organisers will be local as well as foreign specialists in the above-mentioned fields.

 

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Main submission deadline for all abstracts: 10th January 2014

Notification of acceptance for papers and posters: 15th February 2014

Registration deadline: 3rd March 2014  

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Congress fee: 45

 

The venue

Collegium Biologicum, is located in the city of Poznań, on a university campus Morasko. The CB building has lecture halls and computer labs. Within a 10-minute-walk from the campus, the hotel where the YLMP2014 participants can be accommodated is located. Both double- and multiple-person rooms are available, each en suite. Accommodation in a high-standard hotel in the city centre is also available.

 

Please visit our website for more exhaustive and up-to-date information: http://wa.amu.edu.pl/ylmp/index.php/home.html

 

Looking forward to seeing you in Poznań!

 

YLMP 2014 Congress Organising Committee

Joanna Pawelczyk

Łukasz Pakuła

Dorota Jaworska

Ewa Tomczak

 

Contact details:

YLMP2014 Congress Organising Committee

Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Collegium Novum

al. Niepodległości 4

61-874 Poznań, Poland

tel: (+48 61) 829 3506

fax: (+48 61) 852 3103

email: ylmp@wa.amu.edu.pl

http://wa.amu.edu.pl/ylmp/

 

Venue

AMU Campus
Umultowska
Poznań
Poland
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Organizations

The Faculty of English at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
al. Niepodległości 4
Poznań
61-874
Poland
The Faculty of English at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
al. Niepodległości 4
Poznań
61-874
Poland

Conference Speakers

Keynote speakers already confirmed:

Paul Baker (Lancaster University, UK)
Heiko Motschenbacher (Goethe-Universität, Germany)
Srikant Sarangi (Cardiff University, UK)

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