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PLM 2005
Language across disciplines: in search of bridge theories

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Please note that all the content on this page and on the subpages is archived content from PLM 2005. The website of the current Poznań Linguistic Meeting is available here.

We are very happy to announce that the 36th Poznan Linguistic Meeting took place in Poznań between the 22nd and 24th of April 2005 (Friday-Sunday).


It is our pleasure to announce the members of PLM 2005 International Advisory Committee:

Isabella Buniyatova (Kiev Linguistic University)
Nick Campbell (ATR Network Informatics, Kyoto)
Ron Cole (University of Colorado, Boulder)
Eugeniusz Cyran (Catholic University of Lublin)
Patricia Donegan (University of Hawai`i at Mānoa)
Wolfgang U. Dressler (University of Vienna)
Dafydd Gibbon (University of Bielefeld)
William O'Grady (University of Hawai`i at Mānoa)
Miriam Meyerhoff (University of Edinburgh)
Nikolaus Ritt (University of Vienna)
Justus Roux (University of Stellenbosch)
Rajendra Singh (University of Montreal)
Peter Trudgill (University of Fribourg)
Zygmunt Vetulani (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań)


The Meeting was organised by the School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, in association with the Poznań College of Modern Languages. The leitmotif of this edition was Language across disciplines: In search of bridge theories.

The honorary patron of PLM 2005 was Rector Magnificus of Adam Mickiewicz University Prof. Stanisław Lorenc.

PLM 2005 was accompanied by a parallel conference: The 2nd Language and Technology Conference: Human Language Technologies as a Challenge for Computer Science and Linguistics, 21-23 April 2005. The L&T Conference is organised by the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, AMU, in association with the Infosystem Forum 2005 and PLM 2005.


The following sessions were held:
(1) A session on morphonology;
(2) A progress report on the Polish Literacy Tutor project;
(3) A session on sociolinguistics/gender studies;
(4) A workshop on "Approaches to language and meaning";
(5) A session on 'exotic' phonetics;
(6) A session on syntax and morphosyntax,
(7) A session on phonology (without the morpho-bit),
(8) A poster session.

Additionally, there was a linguistics vs. technology panel, a joint event of PLM 2005 and L&T'05. The idea of Technology for Linguistics, Linguistics for Technology, chaired by Dafydd Gibbon (Bielefeld), and organised by Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk, and Zygmunt Vetulani, was to predict what technology and linguistics may contribute to one another in the nearest future.

Media Patronage

Poznań's major local radio station Radio Merkury, and local TV station Telewizja WTK reported on PLM 2005 as the Conference progressed.


PLM 2005 Organising Committee

Katarzyna Dziubalska-Kołaczyk
Grzegorz Michalski
Paula Orzechowska
Jarosław Weckwerth

Website maintained by Grzegorz Michalski, and Jarosław Weckwerth

Last updated: 2 May 2005.