Call for Papers: “Languages in Contact,” Wrocław, Poland, Deadline: March 10

Call for Papers
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
LANGUAGES IN CONTACT
May 22-23, 2010
venue: Philological School of Higher Education in Wrocław, Poland
organized by:
Committee for Philology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław Branch
Philological School of Higher Education in Wrocław
University of Wrocław
confirmed plenary speakers:
JAMES A. FOX (Stanford University, USA)
ALFRED F. MAJEWICZ (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)
JERZY WEŁNA (Warsaw University, Poland)
PIOTR GĄSIOROWSKI (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)
MARCO TAMBURELLI (University College London, U.K.)
RONALD KIM (Adam Mickiewicz University,
Philological School of Higher Education in Wrocław, Poland)

Selected conference topics:
· conceptions about the origin of language and languages
· endangered and vanishing languages
· the ecology of minority languages
· anthropological linguistics
· cultural patterns in discursive practices
· folk-linguistics and folk-anthropology
· mechanisms of language change (and language death)
· the description and classification (genetic, aerial, typological) of the languages of the
world
· the ethnography of communication
· studies of pidgin, creole and mixed languages
· the origins and spread of writing systems
· field linguistics

The conference will consist of keynote lectures and parallel paper sessions. The language of
the conference will be English.
Selected and reviewed conference papers, after the acceptance of the editor, will be collected
and published as one of our book series Philologica Wratislaviensia: Acta et Studia.
Scientific committee:
Stanisław Prędota (Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław Branch; University of
Wrocław & Opole University)
Zdzisław Wąsik (Philological School of Higher Education in Wrocław;
Kolegium Karkonoskie in Jelenia Góra & Adam Mickiewicz
University in Poznań)
Piotr P. Chruszczewski (Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław Branch; University of
Wrocław & Philological School of Higher Education in
Wrocław)
Organizing committee:
· Marcin Suszczynski
· Jacek Mianowski
· Piotr P. Chruszczewski
Important dates:
· Closing date for the submission of abstracts: March 10, 2010
· Notification of acceptance: March 31, 2010
· Registration fee should be sent by: April 15, 2010
Submission of Proposals and Registration:
Be so kind as to send your abstract in English (of up to 500 words with selected
bibliography) by March 10, 2010 to the conference secretary:
Marcin Suszczynski languagesincontact@wsf.edu.pl
In order to register online visit:
www.wsf.edu.pl/255040.xml
Conference fee:
· 390 PLN (98 EUR)
(conference materials, coffee breaks, lunch and banquet included)
The conference fee should be paid by April 15, 2010 to the following
account of the Philological School of Higher Education in Wrocław:
Account Holder: WyŜsza Szkoła Filologiczna we Wrocławiu
Bank: Raiffeisen Bank Polska S. A.
Account No (IBAN): PLN 23 1750 1064 0000 0000 0856 4167
SWIFT Code: RCBWPLPW
Please make sure to include your name and the conference title (Languages
in Contact) in the description of the bank transfer.
The conference fee does not include travel and accommodation costs.
Important information:
· Accommodation/Location: www.wsf.edu.pl/254776.xml
Contact details:
Conference secretary – Marcin Suszczynski
e-mail: m.suszczynski@wsf.edu.pl
phone: +48 71 395 84 49
Honorary patronage:
President of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław Branch
Rector of the University of Wrocław
Rector of the Philological School of Higher Education in Wrocław
For more information visit:
www.pan.wroc.pl
www.uni.wroc.pl
www.wsf.edu.pl

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