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8th Young Linguists’ Meeting in Poznan (YLMP 2023): 3rd Call for Papers

8th Young Linguists' Meeting in Poznan (YLMP 2023) will take place on 19-21 May 2023 in Poznan, Poland. The conference will be organized by the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan.

The leitmotif of YLMP2023 is: “Language and communication in the times of crisis”.

We welcome submissions for oral and poster presentations in the following areas:

  • psycholinguistics
  • cognitive linguistics
  • sociolinguistics and discourse studies
  • language teaching methodology
  • translation and interpreting studies
  • experimental linguistics
  • pragmatics
  • syntax
  • neurolinguistics
  • clinical linguistics
  • phonetics and phonology

Plenary speakers:

  • Jo Angouri (University of Warwick): “From interaction analysis to policy change: Putting sociolinguistic research at the centre of the impact agenda”
  • Sharon O’Brien (Dublin City University): “Translation and interpreting as essential crisis communication tools”
  • Trena Paulus (East Tennessee State University): “How a crisis is discursively constructed in social media conversations”
  • Guillaume Thierry (Bangor University & Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan): “Risk taking and lying: How bilinguals can perceive or select their languages strategically – Implications for language use in situations of conflict”


  • Jo Angouri (University of Warwick): “The core ingredients of a good PhD journey”
  • Mathew Cieśla (University of Alabama & Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan): “An introduction to PsychoPy experiment builder for linguistics research”
  • Trena Paulus (East Tennessee State University): “Using ATLAS.ti software to qualitatively analyze social media data”
  • Guillaume Thierry (Bangor University & Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan): “My recipe for a robust scientific paper: Just as for cooking, it is not just about the ingredients”

Invited thematic sessions:

  • “Behavioral and physiological correlates of foreign language acquisition” (Convenors: Mathew Cieśla & Katarzyna Jankowiak)
  • “Linguistic dimensions of Gesture Studies” (Convenors: Tomasz Dyrmo & Anna Jelec)
  • “Discourse analysis in the exploration of health communication” (Convenors: Bartłomiej Kruk & Magdalena Zabielska)
  • “Translation in the times of crisis: Technology and human factors” (Convenors: Olga Witczak & Olha Lehka-Paul)

Special session: “Less researched languages and literatures”

Important dates:

Extended abstract submission deadline for all abstracts: January 31st, 2023

Notification of acceptance for papers and posters: February 24th, 2023

Registration deadline: March 31st, 2023

YLMP 2023: 19-21 May 2023

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YLMP2023 Organizing Committee
Joanna Pawelczyk
Katarzyna Jankowiak
Bartłomiej Kruk
Łukasz Putko

Honorary Organizer for YLMP2023:
Prof. Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk (AMU Vice-Rector for Research)

YLMP2023 has the honorary patronage of the Mayor of Poznań, Mr Jacek Jaśkowiak, and of the Rector of Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Prof. Bogumiła Kaniewska.