Call for papers
The Institute of Polish Language of the University of Warsaw, The Institute of German Studies of the University of Warsaw in collaboration with The Polish Language Foundation invite you to the 6th annual conference “Keywords 2020”, which will take place at the University of Warsaw on October 23-24, 2020.
The conference is devoted to keywords in the public discourse, the methods of their selection and linguistic analyzing. This theme brings together different methodologies and different levels of analysis of language and discourse, including:
- statistics linguistics
- corpus linguistics and linguistic engineering
- media studies
- cultural and intercultural linguistics
- lexicology and lexicography.
By combining different methods and experiences, the conference will try to describe the keywords of contemporary public discourse. The meeting is part of the on “Words on time” project and poll “The word of the year.” The conference aims to look at similar projects in other countries, as “Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year” or “Wort des Jahres” polls in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and others.
After the anonymous reviews we will inform you about the paper acceptance by September 5, 2020.
- application deadline
August 23, 2020
- notification of acceptance – September 5, 2020
- conference date – October 23-24, 2020
The conference fee is 200PLN (€50)
In the case of travel restrictions caused by COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held on-line, and the fee will be reduced.
Conference languages are: Polish, German and English. Interpreting of main sessions will be provided for Polish ↔ German.
Waldemar Czachur, Marta Czyżewska (Institute of German Studies of the University of Warsaw), Magdalena Derwojedowa, Marek Łaziński (chairman of the committee), Katarzyna Osior-Szot (Institute of Polish Studies of the University of Warsaw), Monika Kwiecień (Institute of History of the University of Warsaw), Dorota Kopcińska (emerita IPS UW), Agnieszka Dryjańska (Institute of Romance Studies of the University of Warsaw)