Young Linguists’ Meeting in Poznan (YLMP)

7th Young Linguists’ Meeting in Poznan (YLMP 2021) will take place
on*23-25 April 2021 in an online mode.* The conference is organized by
the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan. The
leitmotif of YLMP2021 is: “Rethinking language and identity in the
multilingual world”

We welcome submissions in the following areas:
•psycholinguistics
•neurolinguistics
•clinical linguistics
•cognitive linguistics
•sociolinguistics and discourse studies
•language teaching methodology
•translation studies
•experimental pragmatics
•experimental syntax
•phonology and phonetics

*PLENARY SPEAKERS:*
•Wouter Duyck (Ghent University): “Bilingual disadvantages (reading) and
advantages (cognitive control)”
•Katarzyna Jankowiak (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan): “Rethinking
the role of the native and non-native language in the bilingual brain”
•Julien Perrez (University of Liège): “Metaphor studies as a bridge
between linguistics and political science: Theoretical implications and
methodological challenges”
•Helen Sauntson (York St John University): “Rethinking gender and
sexuality in the classroom: A corpus-based discourse analysis of
classroom interaction”

*WORKSHOPS*:
•Robert Lew (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan): “Gentle introduction
to R for language analysis”
•Julien Perrez (University of Liège): “Introduction to Corpus
Linguistics: Theoretical and methodological basics”
•Helen Sauntson (York St John University): “Language and sexuality in
schools: A practice-oriented workshop”
•Cassandra Smith-Christmas (National University of Ireland, Galway):
“The negotiated nature of language and identity”

*INDIVIDUAL MENTORING SESSIONS: *Intended for undergraduate and graduate
students who wish to consult their project with an expert in their field.
Deadline for a one-page description of the project: January 15th, 2021.
*YLMP2021 MENTORS: *
•Raphael Berthele (University of Fribourg)
•Julien Perrez (University of Liège)
•Helen Sauntson (York St John University)
•Cassandra Smith-Christmas (National University of Ireland, Galway)

*INVITED THEMATIC SESSIONS:*
•Multilingualism Matters (Convenors: Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk &
Magdalena Wrembel; Bilingualism Matters@Poznań, Adam Mickiewicz
University, Poznan). Invited Speaker: Raphael Berthele (University of
Fribourg): “Language Learning Aptitude and Social Differences in
Multilingual Language Learning”
•Gender(ed) identities: Diversity and attitudes (Convenors: Tomasz
Dyrmo, Jagoda Nosal, Patrycja Kakuba, Mikołaj Buczak, and Agnieszka
Kiełkiewicz-Janowiak; Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan)
•The psychology of translation and interpreting (Convenors: Katharina
Oster, Johannes Gutenberg University of Main; Pawel Korpal and Olha
Lehka-Paul, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan)

*IMPORTANT DATES:*
Submission deadline for all abstracts: *20 December 2020*
Notification of acceptance for oral and poster presentations: *31
January 2021*
Registration deadline for active participants (i.e. those with
presentation): *14 March 2021*
Registration deadline for passive participants (i.e. those without
presentation): *11 April 2021*
YLMP 2021: 23-25 April 2021

For more information, please visit the website:
www.ylmp2021.amu.edu.pl <http://www.ylmp2021.amu.edu.pl>

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