Programme

Plenary speakers

Wouter Duyck (Ghent University) Bilingual disadvantages (reading) and advantages (cognitive control)

Katarzyna Jankowiak (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań) 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

Prof. Robert Lew Gentle introduction to R for language analysis

Dr. Julien Perrez Introduction to Corpus Linguistics: Theoretical and methodological basics

Prof. Helen Sauntson Language and sexuality in schools: A practice-oriented workshop

Dr. Cassandra Smith-Christmas The negotiated nature of language and identity

Invited Thematic Sessions

Multilingualism Matters, organized by Bilingualism Matters @Poznań, convened by Prof. Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk and Prof. Magdalena Wrembel (Bilingualism Matters @Poznań; Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań) Special guest: Prof. Raphael Berthele (University of Fribourg)

The psychology of translation and interpreting, convened by Dr. Katharina Oster (Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz), Dr. Paweł Korpal (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań) and Dr. Olha Lehka-Paul (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)

Gender(ed) identities: Diversity and attitudes, convened by Tomasz DyrmoJagoda NosalPatrycja KakubaMikołaj Buczak, and Prof. Agnieszka Kiełkiewicz-Janowiak (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)