Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw

Dariusz Jan Skotarek, MA

Education:

  • 2019, ILS UW – BA summa cum laude
    thesis „Zipf’s Law in natural and artificial languages”
    prepared under the supervision of dr hab. Janina Mołczanow
  • 2021, ILS UW – MA summa cum laude
    thesis “A study of the editor’s role in the translation process on the example of the Polish translation of Yuri Slezkine’s ‘House of Government’” prepared under the supervision of dr Tomasz Konik
  • Currently – University of Warsaw Doctoral School of Humanities; discipline: linguistics
    academic supervisor: dr hab. Piotr Twardzisz

Conference presentations:

  • 13th Annual Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference
    Brock University, Canada 16-18.06.2022
  • The 2020 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society
    Western Sydney University 13-15.12.2020
  • 3rd International Cyprus Undergraduate Linguistics Conference
    University of Cyprus 28-29.11.2020
  • 11th International Conference of Experimental Linguistics
    University of Athens 14.10.2020
  • VI Ogólnopolska Konferencja Naukowa z cyklu „Polski System Medialny w Procesie Zmian”
    Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce 1.12.2020

Scientific interests:

  • World Englishes
  • Language evolution and change
  • Computational linguistics, programming languages
  • Phonetics and phonology
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Translation studies
  • Theoretical linguistics

Publications:

Literary translations:

  • Costica Bradatan – „Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers”
  • Lincoln Paine – „The sea and civilization: a maritime history of the world”
  • Yuri Slezkine – „The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution”
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