prof. dr hab.Przemysław Tajsner

Przemysław Tajsner

nieobecny cały rok 2022/2023


Websites / Profiles


  • M.A. in English, Poznań, 1982
  • Ph.D. in English, Poznań, 1990
  • D.Litt. in English linguistics, 1998

Research interests

  • Generative syntax
  • Cross-linguistic syntactic studies
  • Syntax-phonology interface
  • Functional syntax
  • Pragmatics

Teaching experience

  • MA seminars in syntax
  • Supplementary seminars in generative linguistics
  • Proseminars in generative linguistics
  • Descriptive grammar of English (syntax)
  • Contrastive grammar
  • Introduction to linguistics
  • TEFL at university level

Other professional experience

  • Deputy Head of School of English, 2008-12
  • Socrates Programme Co-ordinator for the Faculty of Modern Languages and Literature (Oct 1998-Sept 2000)
  • Head of the Ph.D. Programme at School of English, 2004-12

Professional organizations

  • European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)
  • Polish Association for the Study of English (PASE)
  • Polish Linguistic Society
  • Societas Linguistica Europaea


  • Assistant to the editor, Papers and Studies in Contrastive Linguistics, 1991-97
  • Member of the editorial board, Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics, 2005-


  • University College London 1984-85

Conference organizer

  • 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, session convenor: Information Structure meets Generative Syntax

Visiting lecturer

  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1992-93
  • University of Vienna, 1997-98

Guest lectures

  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1992

Papers read at international conferences and congresses

  • 22nd International Conference on Contrastive Linguistics, Turawa 1986
  • Midwest Slavic Conference, East Lansing, 1993
  • 27th International Conference on Cross-Linguistic Analysis, Rydzyna 1994
  • 30th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznań, 1997
  • 31st Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznań, 1998
  • 34th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznań, 2003
  • PASE Conference, Poznań 2004
  • Metodologie Językoznawstwa, University of Łódź, 2004
  • 36th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznan 2005
  • 21st Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics, Bloomington, Indiana, 2012
  • GLOW in Asia X, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2014
  • 47th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, UAM, Poznań, 2014
  • Plenary talk at 46th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, 2016: "On the alleged bankruptcy of armchair linguistics: Reassessing the data base for generative syntax".
  • Participation in the panel debate: "On linguistics and data" at 46th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, 2016
  • 47th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, September 2017