CFP Across Borders: Cultural & Linguistic Shifts (Poland)

ConferencesACROSS BORDERS VIII: Cultural and Linguistic Shifts in the 21st Century, International conference in Krosno, Poland, 3-4 June 2019. Deadline: 30 January 2019.

Intercultural encounters accompanying the movement of individuals and groups receive a variety of expressions and call for a debate in an interdisciplinary context. The conference aims at investigating aspects of culture, language, media and literature in the context of a world made more mobile than ever before. The organizers of the conference wish to invite scholars in humanities and social sciences, esp. literature, linguistics, communication, folkloristics, media, cultural studies, humour studies, translation and interpreting, teaching methodology, to a discussion on the broad subject of cultural neighbourhood, especially related to: minority cultures and literature, migration and narration, the Other, autobiography and identity; communication styles, pragmatics of intercultural communication, communication in institutions, folkloric communication, ethnolinguistics; humour and irony in cultural context; cross-cultural aspects of translation and (language) teaching, English as an international lingua franca, language contacts, culture and the teaching of languages, global learning, innovation in education; images/discussions of culture in news media (print, broadcast and electronic); contemporary culture and media, images of culture/groups in media, transnational / transmedial cultural texts, cultural and linguistic globalization / localization.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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