dr Urszula Okulska-Łukawska

Position senior lecturer; Head of the Department of Discourse Studies
Department Discourse Studies
Room 00.109
Telephone +48 22 5526081
E-mail u.okulska(at)uw.edu.pl
Duty hours Tuesdays 13-14, Fridays (excluding weeks when there are no classes)

Degrees:

M.A. in English linguistics, Adam Mickiewicz School of English, Poznań, 1996

Ph.D. in English linguistics, Adam Mickiewicz School of English, Poznań, 2000

 

Research interests:

discourse of conflict and reconciliation

intercultural dialogue (dialogue studies, philosophy of dialogue)

discourse ethics

philosophical and cultural anthropology

anthropological linguistics

sociolinguistics (contemporary & historical)

pragmatics

text linguistics

discourse analysis

historical linguistics

history of English

corpus linguistics

language communication theory

 

Teaching experience:

Introduction to sociolinguistics

Text and discourse analysis

Discourse of intercultural dialogue

Discourse of conflict and reconciliation

Building identity and social bonds

Fieldwork in sociolinguistics

Conversational analysis

Mechanisms of language change and variation

Language contact and language change

Communication in professional settings

History of English

English syntax

English phonetics and phonology

TEFL at university level

 

Professional experience:

Head of the Department of Discourse Studies, 2016-

Vice-Head of the inter-faculty Masters Programme "Language and Society" (ILS-IS UW), 2016-

ILS Deputy Head for International Affairs, 2005–2008

Editor of the series Language in Social Interaction. Synchronic and Diachronic Perspectives (ILS UW), since 2008

Organizer of Political Linguistics Conferences, since 2007

Organizer of Quo vadis Lingua Scholarly Sessions, since 2004

Organizer of GlobE Conferences, since 2002

Head of the ILS Sociolinguists’ Club, since 2000

 

International conferences and scholarly sessions organized:

5th International Conference of the Rhetoric Society of Europe - RiS 5: Rhetoric in the Knowledge Society (Warszawa, 24-26.06.2015)

Quo Vadis Lingua XI (Warszawa, 17.05.2014)

Quo Vadis Lingua IX (Warszawa, 28.04.2012)

Quo Vadis Lingua VIII (Warszawa, 16.04.2011)

Quo Vadis Lingua VII (Warszawa, 29.05.2010)

Political Linguistics 2009 (Łódź, 17-19.09.2009)

Quo Vadis Lingua VI (Warszawa, 25.04.2009)

GlobE 2008: Critical Discourse Analysis and Global Media (Warszawa, 18-20.09.2008)

Quo Vadis Lingua V (Warszawa, 26.04.2008)

Political Linguistics 2007 (Warszawa, 13-15.09.2007)

Quo Vadis Lingua IV (Warszawa, 21.04.2007)

GlobE 2006: Communicating Across Age Groups: Age, Language and Society (Warszawa, 21-23.09.2006)

Quo Vadis Lingua III (Warszawa, 27.05.2006)

Quo Vadis Lingua II (Warszawa, 23.04.2005)

GlobE 2004: Bridges and Walls in Metalinguistic Discourse (Warszawa, 18-20.09.2004)

Young Researchers’ Session, GlobE 2004 (Warszawa, 18.09.2004)

Quo Vadis Lingua I, Warszawa, 24.04.2004

GlobE 2002: Globalization: English and Language Change in Europe (Warszawa, 19-22.09.2002)

 

Professional organizations:

International Association for Dialogue Analysis

Societas Linguistica Europaea

International Pragmatics Association

International Society for the Linguistics of English

 

Scholarships/research grants/fellowships:

Universität Hamburg, Germany, 2007, 2008

University of Edinburgh, UK, 1999

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany, 1998

Nene College of Education, Northampton, UK, 1997

 

Guest lectures:

University of Edinburgh, UK, 1999

 

Papers read at international conferences and scholarly sessions:

I Ogólnopolska Konferencja Naukowa "Komunikacja w medycynie", Warszawa 22.10.2016

II International Congress of the International Association for Philosophical Anthropology, Warsaw 1-2.08.2016

IADA 2016: 14th National Communication Ethics Conference, Pittsburgh (USA) 1-4.06.2016

Nieokreśloność i granice, Warszawa 12-13.05.2016

IADA 2015: Anthropologies of Dialogue, Nancy (France) 27-29.08.2015

Rhetoric in Society 5: Rhetoric in the Knowledge Society, Warszawa 24-26.06.2015

Swój – Inny – Obcy, Warszawa 17.01.2015

Bridging the Divides, Warsaw 3.11.2014

IADA 2014: (Inter)faces of Dialogue: Constructing Identity Through Language Use, Brasov (Romania) 5-7.06.2014

Political Linguistics 2014, Warsaw 8-10.05.2014

Współczesne dyskursy konfliktu, Wrocław-Jugowice 4-6.04.2014

ESTIDIA 2013, Bari (Italy) 3-5.10.2013

Sesja Naukowa Zakładu Badań nad Dyskursem ILS UW, Warszawa 13.01.2012

42nd Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznań 1-3.05.2011

Wspólnoty komunikacyjne, Poznań 11-12.04.2011

41st Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Gniezno (Poland) 23-26.09.2010

16th International Conference in English Historical Linguistics, Pecs (Hungary) 23-27.08.2010

Languages in Contact, Wrocław 22-23.05.2010

Political Linguistics 2009 (PL2009), Łódź 17-19.09.2009

Political Linguistics 2007 (PL2007), Warsaw 13-15.09.2007

10th International Pragmatics Conference, Göteborg (Sweden) 8-13 July 2007

International Conference: Modern Developments in Linguistics and Language Teaching, Moscow-Penza 14-15.05.2007

14th International Conference in English Historical Linguistics, Bergamo (Italy) 21-26.08.2006

3rd Łódź Symposium: New Developments in Linguistic Pragmatics, Łódź 11-14.05.2006

International Conference: Language and Law: Legal Communication in a Cross-Disciplinary Perspective, Warsaw 02-04.12.2004

GlobE 2004: Bridges and Walls in Metalinguistic Discourse, Warsaw 18-20.09.2004

13th International Conference in English Historical Linguistics, Vienna 24-28.08.2004

36th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznań 18-20.05.2004

PLM 2004 Workshop: Assessing the Potential of Corpora

Lingwistyka korpusowa – Korpusy językowe i ich analiza, Sesja Naukowa ILS UW, Warszawa 20.01.2004

Anatomia szczęścia. Pozytywne emocje w językach i kulturach świata, Sesja Naukowa ILS UW, Warszawa, listopad 2003

GlobE 2002: Globalization: English and Language Change in Europe, Warsaw 19-21.09.2002

34th Societas Linguistica Europaea Meeting, Leuven (Belgium) 28-31.08.2001

33rd Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Bukowy Dworek (Poland) 27-29.04.2001

11th International Conference in English Historical Linguistics, Santiago de Compostela (Spain) 07-11.09.2000

33rd Societas Linguistica Europaea Meeting, Poznań 31.08-02.09.2000

Sociolinguitics Symposium 2000, Bristol (Great Britain) 27-29.04.2000

32nd Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznań 30.04-02.05.1999

 

 

 

Awards:

Rector of Warsaw University Prize for academic research, 2003, 2005, 2007

 

 


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