26.2173, Calls: English, Applied Ling, Ling & Lit, Socioling, Translation/Poland

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Subject: 26.2173, Calls: English, Applied Ling, Ling & Lit, Socioling, Translation/Poland

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Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:22:45
From: Bożena Duda [bozenaduda at yahoo.co.uk]
Subject: Revolution, Evolution and Endurance

Full Title: Revolution, Evolution and Endurance 

Date: 12-Nov-2015 - 13-Nov-2015
Location: Rzeszow, Poland 
Contact Person: Bozena Duda
Meeting Email: konferencja.ifa.ur at gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.ur.edu.pl/wydzialy/filologiczny/instytut-filologii-angielskiej/conference-revolution-evolution-and-endurance 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics; Translation 

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Call Deadline: 15-Jul-2015 

Meeting Description:

Revolution, Evolution and Endurance in the English Language and Anglophone Literature and Culture conference is organized by the Institute of English Studies celebrating 20 years of English Philology in Rzeszów. The ultimate aim of our conference is to provide a wide forum for discussion upon the question of revolution, evolution and endurance as observed/reflected/enjoyed/ feared in the language, literature and culture of the English-speaking countries of the world.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Joanna Durczak (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin)
Prof. Mirosława Ziaja-Buchholtz (Nicolaus Copernicus Univeristy, Toruń) 
Prof. Bogusław Bierwiaczonek (Jan Długosz University, Częstochowa)
Prof. Piotr P. Chruszczewski (University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw)
Prof. Przemysław Łozowski (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin)
Prof. David Singleton (Trinity College, Dublin; University of Pannonia, Hungary) and Dr Simone Pfenninger (University of Zurich)

Call for Papers:

The topics suggested include (but are by no means limited to):


- Evolution in language (diachrony vs. synchrony)
- Evolution/endurance in a language and across languages
- Revolutionary methodologies in language studies
- Sociolinguistic revolution
- Morphological productivity: evolution or endurance?
- The evolution of teaching methodologies
- Interference between languages


- The evolution of the literary canon
- Evolution/revolution in the theoretical approaches in literary studies
- Depiction of revolution/evolution/endurance and their heroes in selected literary texts
- Writers as revolutionaries/revolutionary writers
- Tradition vs. avant-garde in literature
- Information technology revolution and literature (new media, new messages, new meanings interactive literature, digital poetry)
- Revolutionaries of style and storytelling
- The evolution of the literary language (hybridization, creolization, etc.)


- Revolution and its destructive/formative/transformative potential
- Social and cultural revolutions/evolution
- Evolution/revolution in Anglophone history and culture
- Enduring myths in Anglophone history and culture
- The endurance of Anglophone culture/tradition
- The endurance of national cultures in the era of globalization
- The evolution of mediated performances of ethnicity
- Evolving ethnic/national/state boundaries
- Revolutionary concepts and/or auteurs in performative arts
- Cultural paradigm shifts – revolution or evolution?


Participants are invited to submit proposals for 20-minute presentations. Abstracts of a maximum 300 words should be submitted by July 15, 2015, pasted into the registration form provided, to konferencja.ifa.ur at gmail.com. All proposals will be reviewed by the organizing committee. Participants will be notified of acceptance by July 30, 2015.

Full versions of the articles intended for publication should be submitted to the above address (konferencja.ifa.ur at gmail.com) by February 15, 2016. Papers accepted for publication will appear in a reviewed volume published either by Peter Lang within Studies in the English Language and Anglophone Literature and Culture series or by Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego.

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