Beyond the horizon: cross-cultural experience today
Toruń, 24th November 2017
Department of English at Nicolaus Copernicus University
Doctoral Students Association DKN
are happy to announce the 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference
Call for papers
Interculturalism has significantly influenced various fields of studies and the English language, regarded as the lingua franca of our times, has played a vital role in this process. The importance of developing intercultural competence is emphasised in official documents at the European level, including the CEFR, and internationalisation of universities has been one of the subjects of heated debates in Poland recently.
We welcome contributions on a variety of topics related to intercultural experience in the area of Humanities.
The list of suggested fields includes the following, but is not limited to:
- Cultural Studies
- Cross-Cultural Studies
- Film and Theatre Studies
- Literary Studies
- Methodology of Teaching English
Extended deadline for abstracts submission: 7th October
Proposal for papers (up to 20 minutes + 10 minutes for discussion) of max. 300 words should be sent by 5th September to our e-mail address: email@example.com and include the following: the name of the author, title, affiliation, 3-5 keywords.
Notification of acceptance will be sent by 20th September
Conference fee is 50 PLN and it shall be paid by 20th October.
Bank account information
For transfers coming in from Poland, please use the following bank account number:
Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika
Bank Millenium S.A. Warszawa
45 1160 2202 0000 0000 3174 8579
For transfers coming in from outside of Poland, please use the following bank account number:
SWIFT: BIG B PL PW
IBAN: PL 45 1160 2202 0000 0000 3174 8579
Please include ‘Beyond the horizon’ as the title of your transfer as well as your first and second names.
Registration by 20th October.
The conference is to be held on 24th November 2017 at the Department of English, NCU in Toruń, Poland (Collegium Humanisticum, W. Bojarskiego 1 St. in Toruń). After the conference selected papers will be published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Further details on the conference will be provided in the second circular.
Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
mgr Paula Budzyńska
mgr Marlena Hetman
mgr Emilia Leszczyńska
mgr Natalia Pałka
dr hab. Edyta Lorek-Jezińska