Polish Cognitive Linguistics Conference 2018 in Poznan - Multimodal Patterns in Cognition and Communication 2nd CFP

The Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association (PCLA) and the Faculty of English at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań are pleased to announce the 2018 annual PCLA conference, Cognitive Linguistics in the year 2018, to be held in Poznań, 24 – 26 September 2018. The leitmotif of the conference is Multimodal Patterns in Cognition and Communication.

The conference will be preceded by Empirical Methods in Linguistics Workshops on September, 23rd 2018 designed for PhD students. Scholars at more advanced stages of their careers are also welcome to participate.


Abstract submission: March, 1st 2018
Notification of acceptance: April, 30th 2018


Please submit your abstract of no more than 500 words (including references) by March, 1st 2018. Abstracts should be submitted in English or Polish.
Submission link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ptjk2018
Your abstract should clearly state the scope and aims of your research, the methodology applied, the (expected) results, etc. Above all, it must be evident that your research lies within the cognitive linguistics enterprise. Please do not include your name and affiliation in the abstract. Avoid making direct references to your own previous work or indicating the authorship of the abstract in any other way. If you need to refer to yourself, please use "AUTHOR" instead of your name. If the abstract you are submitting is for a particular theme session, please include this information at the top of the abstract, e.g. ABSTRACT FOR THEME SESSION "TITLE OF SESSION".


In addition to the general session, PTJK2018 will host four theme sessions:

  • Cartoons and Comics
  • Modification of Events and States: Theoretical and processing approaches
  • Cognitive Grammar: Grammatical patterns as patterns of meaning
  • Cognitive Linguistics in Pedagogical Application
  • Encoding/decoding affect in communication
  • Barbara Dancygier, University of British Columbia
  • Cornelia Müller, Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt
  • Anatol Stefanowitsch, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Johanna Kissler, University of Bielefeld
  • Katarzyna Bromberek-Dyzman, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

The conference will be held in the buildings of Collegium Novum (al. Niepodległości 4) and Collegium Chemicum (Ul. Grunwaldzka 6), both in the city centre of Poznań.


  • Bogusław Bierwiaczonek (Akademia Jana Długosza, Częstochowa),
  • Katarzyna Bromberek-Dyzman (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu),
  • Alan Cienki (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam),
  • Barbara Dancygier (University of British Columbia, Vancouver),
  • Dirk Geeraerts (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven),
  • Adam Głaz (Uniwersytet im. Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej w Lublinie),
  • Elżbieta Górska (Uniwersytet Warszawski),
  • Marcin Grygiel (Uniwersytet Rzeszowski),
  • Laura Hidalgo (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid),
  • Martin Hilpert (Neuchâtel University),
  • Laura A. Janda (Tromsø University),
  • Marlene Johansson Falck (Umeå Universiteit),
  • Henryk Kardela (Uniwersytet im. Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej w Lublinie),
  • Johanna Kissler (Bielefeld Universität),
  • Zoltán Kövecses (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest),
  • Agnieszka Libura (Uniwersytet Wrocławski),
  • Cornelia Müller (Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)),
  • Andreas Musolff (East Anglia University),
  • Karolina Rataj (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu),
  • Elena Semino (Lancaster University),
  • Farzad Sharifian (Monash University),
  • Waldemar Skrzypczak (Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu),
  • Anatol Stefanowitsch (Freie Universität Berlin),
  • Elżbieta Tabakowska (Uniwersytet Jagielloński),
  • Krystyna Waszakowa (Uniwersytet Warszawski),
  • Jordan Zlatev (Lund Universiteit)
  • Małgorzata Fabiszak
  • Anna Jelec
  • Iwona Kokorniak
  • Karolina Krawczak
  • Ewa Olszewska

All questions about submissions should be emailed to PTJK2018@wa.amu.edu.pl

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://wa.amu.edu.pl/ptjk2018

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