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Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association

The Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association (PCLA), an affiliate of the International Cognitive Linguistics Association (ICLA), is a non-profit science organization existing officially since October 2001 (unofficially a year longer). Among honorary members are Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk (the first president of the Association; between 2001 and 2008), Ronald W. Langacker, and Laura Janda.

News

31 August 2022

On behalf of the organizers, we invite you to participate in the conference “Culture and Cognition in Language 3. Figurativeness in language and cognition”, which will be held on 27-28 April 2023. The conference is organised by the Department of English Studies at the University of Rzeszów. For more information, visit the conference’s website.

21 July 2022

We regret to announce the passing of our friend and colleague Iwona Kokorniak. Iwona was a professor at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and PCLA’s treasurer.

7 May 2022

On behalf of the organizers, we invite you to participate in the conference “Challenges of 21st-century English”, which will be held on May 27, 2022. The conference is organised by the Second Thoughts magazine affiliated with the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw. For more information, visit the conference’s website.

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Announcements

PCLA’s statement concerning the war in Ukraine

The Executive Committee and Advisory Board of the Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association express their full solidarity with Ukraine, which has become the target of unprovoked military aggression. Following the statement of the Polish Ministry of Education and Science, issued on March 1st, 2022, Poland is putting on hold all scientific cooperation with Russian and Belorusian scholars and scientific institutions. As a consequence, PCLA suspends all cooperation with scientists affiliated with Russian and Belorusian scientific institutions.

PCLA conference 2022

This year’s PCLA conference will be held on 20-24 September 2022 in Szczecin. For more information, visit the conference website or take a look at the circular.

Current issue of LaMiCuS

The current issue of LaMiCuS 5/2021 features articles by John Newman, Alice Mevis, Przemysław Wilk, Łukasz Wiraszka, and Pola Włodarczyk.

Membership fee

The membership fee is 20 euro per year. The payment can be made via a bank transfer. Click here for more information.