Zakład Językoznawstwa Angielskiego i Ogólnego zaprasza na VI Międzynarodową Konferencję PhiLang2019
The Sixth International Conference on Philosophy of Language and Linguistics (PhiLang 2019), University of Lodz (Poland), 10-12 May 2019
http://filologia.uni.lodz.pl/philang/ (extended deadline)
The Department of English and General Linguistics at University of Lodz announces the Sixth International Conference on Philosophy of Language and Linguistics, PhiLang2019. As in previous years, the principal aim of our Conference is to bring together philosophers, linguists, logicians as well as researchers interested in argumentation, philosophy of literature, and philosophy of mind. This year the key topics will include the following:
Philosophical foundations of semantics and pragmatics
Names in fiction
Denial and negation
The Lvov-Warsaw School and contemporary philosophy of language
Progress in philosophy of language
Two workshops are planned: on Philosophy of Argumentation (organized by Martin Hinton, University of Lodz) and on Games, Language, and Philosophy (organized by Paweł Grabarczyk, IT University of Copenhagen).
The following scholars have accepted our invitation to address the conference as plenary speakers:
Arianna Betti (University of Amsterdam) TBA
Stacie Friend (Birkbeck College): ‘Co-Identification Again’
Ulrike Hahn (Birkbeck College) TBA
Kasia M. Jaszczolt (University of Cambridge) TBA
Stephen Mumford (Durham University): ‘In Denial’
Isidora Stojanovic (Institut Jean-Nicod): ‘How meaning encodes value (and why this is a foundational issue in semantics)’
Tadeusz Szubka (University of Szczecin): ‘Expressivism in Semantics’
Selected conference papers will be published in special issues of international journals and in a monographic volume in the series Studies in Philosophy of Language and Linguistics (https://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/SPLL ).
Abstracts of papers, in MS Word format, of max. 300 words (followed by 5-7 key terms) should be forwarded by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
New deadline for submission is January 10, 2019. Presentations should last maximum 30 minutes (including discussion and questions). Notification of acceptance will be sent by 1 March 2019. Further details (including information on the conference fee) will be provided in the second circular.
Organizing committee: Prof. dr Piotr Stalmaszczyk, Dr Martin Hinton, Dr Aleksandra Majdzinska, Dr Wiktor Pskit, Mr Ryszard Rasinski,
Department of English and General Linguistics, University of Lodz, http://filologia.uni.lodz.pl/philang/