SinFonIJA 11 - Wrapping Up

On October 11-13, 2018 the Eleventh Conference on Syntax, Phonology, and Linguistic Analysis (SinFonIJA 11) was held at the Institute of English Studies of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków.

The 52 participants at the conference came from 15 countries:
Argentine (1), Belgium (1), the Czech Republic (3), France (4), Germany (5), Greece (1), Hungary (6), Italy (3), Japan (1), Poland (12), Russia (1), Spain (3), Slovenia (2), United Kingdom (2), and the USA (7).

All in all, 47 (oral or poster) presentations were delivered during the conference, including the presentations by the invited speakers:

  • Cedric Boeckx ( ICREA and Universitad de Barcelona)
  • Franc Marušič (Univerza v Novi Gorici, Slovenia)
  • William Matchin (University of Southern Carolina)
  • Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge)
  • Tobias Scheer (Université Côte d'Azur)
  • Ianthi Maria Tsimpli (University of Cambridge)

The conference presentations were complemented by a Round Table discussion on Theoretical Linguistics within Cognitive Science, which featured a presentation by William Matchin, a neuropsychologist, followed by a panel discussion, in which the invited speakers shared their reflections on the themes raised in William Matchin’s talk and engaged in discussion with the audience.


As the local organizers of the Kraków edition of SinFonIJA, a cyclic annual conference held in the countries of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, we wish to thank all the participants of SinFonIJA 11 for their talks as well as for their contribution to the discussions of the conference presentations and to the discussion at the Round Table.

We also wish to thank the Head of the Institute of English Studies, prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Chrzanowska-Kluczewska and the Deans of the Faculty of Philology of the Jagiellonian University for all their support. The grants from the Faculty of Philology and from the Municipal Council of Kraków, which have helped finance the conference, are gratefully acknowledged.

 

Our special thanks go to the members of the English Students’ Society at the Institute of English Studies at the Jagiellonian University: Daria Babiuch, Aleksandra Baranowska, Katarzyna Biela, Jakub Dobrowolski, Anna Klimek, Jagoda Nosal, Franciszek Szczawiński, and Angelika Wójciak for all their help with the organization of the conference.


With the best wishes to all the participants of SinFonIJA 11 and to all who have helped to make it possible,
Marta Ruda, Mateusz Urban, and Ewa Willim (organizers of SinFonIJA 11)


(For a call for papers for SinFonIJA 12, which will take place in Brno in 2019, please follow: https://linguistlist.org/)

Data opublikowania: 07.11.2018
Osoba publikująca: Piotr Pieńkowski