Research projects run by the faculty

 

Anthropological Linguistics

Anthropolinguistic Approach to Wargaming (Dr. Mianowski)
Early Writing Systems in Anthropolinguistic Perspective (Dr. Mianowski)
Adaptation of Early Writing Systems In Europe (Dr. Mianowski) 
Metonymy and Cultural Taboos (Dr. Wachowski) 

 

Applied Linguistics

Linguistic Competence: the Norm and Deficits (Dr. Łukasiewicz)
Informal English in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Informal British English in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Informal American English in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Contrastive American and British Phonetics in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Americanisms and Briticisms in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Americanisms in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Briticisms in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
American Phonetics in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)

 

Cognitive Linguistics

Metonymy in translation of Aristophanes (Szefliński)
The Role and Importance of Conceptual Metonymy (Dr. Wachowski)
The Multilevel Character of Metonymy and its Interaction with Other Figures of the Mind (Dr. Wachowski)
Metonymy and Cultural Taboos (Dr. Wachowski)
Critical Analysis of the Various Hypotheses Concerning Metonymic Shift (Dr. Wachowski)
Metonymy and Synecdoche - Mother and Daughter or Twin Sisters? (Dr. Wachowski)
The Analysis of the Extra-Linguistic Basis of Contiguity in a Metonymic Relationship (Dr. Wachowski)

 

Corpus Linguistics

PECII: Parallel European Corpus for Informal Interaction (Dr. Weidner) 

 

Comparative Linguistics

Okay’ in 13 languages (Dr. Weidner)
Contrastive American and British Phonetics in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Americanisms and Briticisms in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Equivalence in Bilingual Dictionaries of Slang (Prof. Widawski)

 

Ethnolinguistics

African American Slang and its Description (Prof. Widawski)
Spanish Loanwords in American English (Prof. Widawski)
Yiddishisms in North American Slang (Prof. Widawski)
Yiddish Loanwords in American English (Prof. Widawski)
Lexicon of African American English (Prof. Widawski) 

 

Historical Linguistics

Interdisciplinary methods of research into Old English (Dr. Sobol)

The paleography of the Old English rune and letter wynn (Dr. Sobol)
The phonology of the Old English semivowel/glide [w] (Dr. Sobol)

 

Onomastics

A semantic-derivational analysis of the anthroponyms in Aristophanes’ Acharnians and their translations into English and Polish (Szefliński)
Informal Toponyms in American English (Prof. Widawski) 

 

Phonetics

Contrastive American and British Phonetics in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
American Phonetics in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)

 

Pragmatics

On the organization of doctor-patient communication in Polish talk-in-interaction (Dr. Weidner) 

 

Psycholinguistics

Psychology of Language (Dr. Łukasiewicz)
Language, Thinking and Reality (Dr. Łukasiewicz)

 

Sociolinguistics

Informal English Around the World (Prof. Widawski)
English Loanwords in Informal Polish (Prof. Widawski)
Informal English in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Informal Canadianisms and their Description (Prof. Widawski)
Informal British English in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
Informal American English in the EFL Context (Prof. Widawski)
African American Slang and its Description (Prof. Widawski)
Spanish Loanwords in American English (Prof. Widawski)
Yiddishisms in North American Slang (Prof. Widawski)
Yiddish Loanwords in American English (Prof. Widawski)
Lexicon of African American English (Prof. Widawski)
Informal Toponyms in American English (Prof. Widawski)
Slang of Polish Students (Prof. Widawski)
American Slang and its Description (Prof. Widawski)
Equivalence in Bilingual Dictionaries of Slang (Prof. Widawski)
Translating American Slang (Prof. Widawski)
Translating Polish Slang (Prof. Widawski)

 

Theoretical Linguistics

Evidentiality and Epistemic Justification of Beliefs (Dr. Łukasiewicz)
Language, Thinking and Reality (Dr. Łukasiewicz) 

 

Translation Studies

Polish Children’s Literature in English Translation (Dr. Borodo)
Translators’ Discursive Strategies in English Translations of Polish Children’s Literature (Dr. Borodo)
Language, Translation and Globalization (Dr. Borodo)
Metonymy in translation of Aristophanes (Szefliński)
A semantic-derivational analysis of the anthroponyms in Aristophanes’ Acharnians and their translations into English and Polish (Szefliński)
Equivalence in Bilingual Dictionaries of Slang (Prof. Widawski)
Translating American Slang (Prof. Widawski)
Translating Polish Slang (Prof. Widawski)

UKW University, Department of English Linguistics
ul. Grabowa 2, 85-601 Bydgoszcz, Poland