International Conferences

  • Jadwiga Linde-Usiekniewicz, Paweł Rutkowski, The division into parts of speech in the Corpus-based Dictionary of Polish Sign Language, The XVII EURALEX International Congress (10 September 2016, Ivané Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia).
  • Justyna Kotowicz, Magda Schromová, Bencie Woll, Rosalind Herman, Maria Kielar-Turska, Joanna Łacheta, The relatonship between Executive Function and sign language skills in school-aged deaf children, Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory – FEAST (1-2 September 2016., Università Ca’Foscari Venezia, Venice, Italy).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Polish Sign Language (PJM) as a contested language: Why corpus documentation is needed, 2nd International Conference on Contested Languages in the Old World – CLOW 2 (5 May 2016, Università degli Studi di Torino, Turin, Italy).
  • Anna Kuder, Joanna Filipczak, Piotr Mostowski, Paweł Rutkowski, Spreading of headshake in Polish Sign Language (PJM) (poster), The 12th Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research conference – TISLR 12 (7 January 2016, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia).
  • Sylwia Łozińska, Joanna Filipczak, Anna Kuder, Piotr Mostowski, Paweł Rutkowski, A diachronic analysis of the morpho-phonological development of high-frequency lexemes in Polish Sign Language (PJM) (poster), The 12th Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research conference – TISLR 12 (6 January 2016, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia).
  • Piotr Mostowski, Joanna Filipczak, Anna Kuder, Paweł Rutkowski, The frequency of fingerspelling, classifiers, and pointing signs in the corpus of Polish Sign Language (PJM): A preliminary sociolinguistic study (poster), The 12th Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research conference – TISLR 12 (5 January 2016, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia).
  • Justyna Kotowicz, Bencie Woll, Rosalind Herman, Maria Kielar-Turska, Magda Schromova, Joanna Łacheta, Polish Sign Language and executive function in deaf bilingual children in late childhood (plakat), The 12th Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research conference – TISLR 12 (4 January 2016, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia).
  • Joanna Filipczak, Trevor Johnston, Anna Kuder, Piotr Mostowski, Paweł Rutkowski, Between Non-manual Gesture and Grammar: Is Headshake a Negation Marker in Polish Sign Language (PJM) and Australian Sign Language (Auslan)? (poster), Workshop Nonmanuals at the Gesture Sign Interface (NaGSI) (9 October 2015, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany).
  • Anna Kuder, Negation markers in Polish Sign Language (PJM) (poster), Göttingen Workshop on Negation (19 September 2015, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Analyzing sign language corpus data as a pathway to understanding the convergence between grammar and text, 4th International Conference on Grammar and Text – GRATO 2015. Grammar and Text: Crossing Borders (4 July 2015, Centro de Linguística da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (CLUNL), Lisbon, Portugal).
  • Paweł Rutkowski and Sylwia Łozińska, Color Names in Polish Sign Language (PJM): A Corpus-Based Study, Colour and colour naming: crosslinguistic approaches (2-3 July 2015, Centro de Linguística, University of Lisbon, Portugal).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Joanna Filipczak, Anna Kuder, PJM corpus annotation guidelines, Digging into Signs Workshop: Developing Annotation Standards for Sign Language Corpora (30 March 2015, University College London, London, UK).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Polski język migowy, czyli o komunikacji głuchych Polaków, Eötvös Loránd University (27 September 2014, Budapest, Hungary).
  • Joanna Filipczak, Piotr Mostowski, Sylwia Łozińska, and Paweł Rutkowski, The Role of Lexical Iconicity in the Interpretation of PJM Signs (poster), Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics – CISL 2014 Open (28 August 2014, Ústav jazyků a komunikace neslyšících, Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Prague, Czech Republic).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Joanna Filipczak, Piotr Mostowski, Joanna Łacheta, Sylwia Łozińska, and Magda Schromová, The Polish Sign Language (PJM) Corpus Project: Current Status and Future Plans, Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics – CISL 2014 Open (28 August 2014, Ústav jazyků a komunikace neslyšících, Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Prague, Czech Republic).
  • Jadwiga Linde-Usiekniewicz, Anna Kuder, Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, Space and Movement as Elements of Narrative Strategies in Polish Sign Language (PJM): A Corpus-based Study (plakat), Current Issues in Sign Language Linguistics – CISL 2014 Open (28 August 2014, Ústav jazyků a komunikace neslyšících, Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Prague, Czech Republic).
  • Jadwiga Linde-Usiekniewicz, Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, Joanna Łacheta, and Paweł Rutkowski, Corpus-based Dictionary of Polish Sign Language (PJM), The XVI EURALEX International Congress – EURALEX 2014: The User in Focus (17 July 2014, Institute for Specialised Communication and Multilingualism at the European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen – EURAC, Bolzano/Bozen, Italy).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Joanna Łacheta, Sylwia Łozińska, and Piotr Mostowski, The iconicity of the time-line metaphor in Polish Sign Language (PJM): A corpus-based study, Metaphor in Communication, Science and Education: Researching and Applying Metaphor 10 – RaAM 10 (23 June 2014, Università degli studi di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy).
  • Katarzyna Jednoróg, Łukasz Bola, Piotr Mostowski, Marcin Szwed, Paweł M. Boguszewski, Artur Marchewka, Paweł Rutkowski, Three-dimensional Grammar in the Brain: Dissociating the Neural Correlates of Natural Sign Language and Manually Coded Spoken Language, Formal and Experimental Advances in Sign Language Theory – FEAST (10 June 2014, Università Ca’Foscari Venezia, Venice, Italy).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, Joanna Łacheta, and Anna Kuder, The Syntax of Adjectival Modification in Polish Sign Language (PJM), Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium – OLINCO (5 June 2014, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci/Palacký University Olomouc, Olomuniec, Czech Republic).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, On the pragmatics of pointing: The case of Polish Sign Language (PJM), 6th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics and Communication (31 May 2014, l-Università ta’ Malta, Valletta, Malta).
  • Piotr Mostowski, Łukasz Bola, Katarzyna Jednoróg, Marcin Szwed, Paweł Boguszewski, Artur Marchewka, and Paweł Rutkowski, Sign Language vs. Manually Coded Spoken Language: What Neuroimaging Tells Us about the Communication of the Deaf, VI. Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science (24 May 2014 r., Centre for Advanced Academic Studies – CAAS, Dubrovnik, Croatia).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Anna Kuder, Joanna Filipczak, and Piotr Mostowski, Headshakes in Polish Sign Language (PJM): A Corpus-based Study, From Sound to Gesture (S2G): Communication as Speech, Prosody, Gestures and Signs (21 May 2014 r., Università degli studi di Padova, Padua, Italy).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Anna Kuder, Joanna Filipczak and Piotr Mostowski, Is the grammatical category of negation coded non-manually in Polish Sign Language (PJM)?, SignNonmanuals – Functions of nonmanuals in sign languages (12 April 2014, Centre for Sign Language and Deaf Communication – ZGH, Alpen-Adria-Universität, Klagenfurt, Austria)
  • Piotr Mostowski, The corpus based approach in teaching Polish Sign Language as a foreign language (poster), 4th World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Educational Leadership (27–29 October 2013 r., University of Barcelona, Spain)
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Corpus-based research on sign language grammar, a series of three lectures given at Daugavpils University - Daugavpils Universitāte (3 – 6 September 2013, Daugavpils, Latvia)
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Sylwia Łozińska, Joanna Łacheta and Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, Constituent order in Polish Sign Language (PJM), Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research 11 – TISLR 11 (11 July 2013, University College London, London, UK)
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, Joanna Łacheta and Anna Kuder, The Internal Structure of Nominals in Polish Sign Language (PJM): A Corpus-based Study (poster), Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research 11 – TISLR 11 (11 July 2013, University College London, London, UK)
  • Joanna Filipczak and Piotr Mostowski, Repetition in Polish Sign Language (PJM): Discourse – grammar – information structure? (poster), Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research 11 – TISLR 11 (11 July 2013, University College London, London, UK)
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Sylwia Łozińska, Joanna Łacheta and Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, Is PJM SVO or SOV?, 25th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics – SCL 25 (14 May 2013, Háskóli Íslands/University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland)
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Joanna Łacheta, Piotr Mostowski, Sylwia Łozińska and Joanna Filipczak, What corpus data can and cannot tell us about sign language, 25th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics – SCL 25 (14 May 2013, Háskóli Íslands/University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland)
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Postnominal Adjectives in Polish, 25th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics – SCL 25 (13 May 2013, Háskóli Íslands/University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland)
  • Paweł Rutkowski,Joanna Łacheta, Piotr Mostowski, Sylwia Łozińska and Joanna Filipczak, The design and compilation of the Corpus of Polish Sign Language (PJM), 5th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics (V Congreso Internacional de Lingüística de Corpus ) – CILC 2013 (14-16 March 2013, Universitat d’Alacant, Alicante, Spain)
  • Paweł Rutkowski, On some aspects of the syntax of Determiner Phrases in Polish Sign Language (PJM), Conference Languages with and without Articles 2013 (28 February 2013, Fédération Typologie et Universaux du Langage (CNRS FRE 2559), Université Paris 8 – Vincennes Saint-Denis, Paris, France)
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Joanna Łacheta and Bartosz Marganiec, "The Polish Sign Language (PJM) Corpus Project", SIGN 6 – The Sixth International Conference of Sign Language Users (9 February 2013, Calangute, Goa, India).
  • Piotr Mostowski and Emilia Danowska-Florczyk, "Gamification as a New Direction in Teaching Polish as a Foreign Language", ICT for language learning, 5th edition (15 November 2012, Florence, Italy).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Joanna Łacheta, Sylwia Łozińska and Piotr Mostowski, "The Iconicity of Temporal Reference in Sign Language: At the Intersection of Language, Discourse and Cognition", CLDC 2012 – The 6th Conference on Language, Discourse, and Cognition (4-6 May 2012, Taipei, Taiwan).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Joanna Łacheta, Sylwia Łozińska and Piotr Mostowski, "Towards a corpus of Polish Sign Language (PJM)", University of Iceland (27 March 2012, Reykjavík, Iceland).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, "Space as a grammatical feature? The linguistic analysis of pointing in Polish Sign Language (PJM)", invited talk, Icelandic Linguistic Society (26 March 2012, Reykjavík, Iceland).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Sylwia Łozińska and Joanna Łacheta, "The grammatical category of tense in Polish Sign Language", International Conference on Tense, Aspect and Modality (3 February 2012, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, India).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, "The syntax of relative clauses in Polish Sign Language (PJM): Some empirical, theoretical and methodological considerations", Complex Sentences and Beyond in Sign and Spoken Languages (13 October 2011, Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, Sylwia Łozińska and Joanna Łacheta, "Space as time: the iconic basis of the temporal structure of discourse in Polish Sign Language (PJM)", Temporal, Modal and Event Interpretation in Natural Language Discourse – TMEI-NLD 2011 (18 June 2011, Universidade dos Açores, Ponta Delgada, Portugal).
  • Paweł Rutkowski and Sylwia Łozińska, "To what extent are sign languages different from spoken languages?", Universita degli Studi di Trieste, Triest, Italy (4 May 2011).
  • Paweł Rutkowski and Sylwia Łozińska, "The semantic underspecification of classifier predicates in Polish Sign Language", Univerza v Novi Gorici, Nova Gorica, Slovenia (4 May 2011).
  • Paweł Rutkowski and Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil "What is the grammatical status of pointing in Polish Sign Language (PJM)?, invited lecture, Institut für Deutsche Gebärdensprache und Kommunikation Gehörloser, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (9 February 2011).
  • Sylwia Fabisiak and Paweł Rutkowski, "Polish Sign Language verbs", Interdisciplinary Workshop on Verbs - The Identification and Representation of Verb Features (4-5 November 2010, Scuola Normale Superiore, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy).
  • Paweł Rutkowski and Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, "Person-neutral reference markers in PSL: A generative analysis" (poster), Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research 10 - TISLR 10 (1 October 2010, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA).
  • Paweł Rutkowski and Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, "Nonconcatenative morphology in Polish Sign Language (PJM): The case of the pointing sign", Societas Linguistica Europaea: 43rd Annual Meeting - SLE 43 (4 September 2010, Vilniaus universitetas, Vilnus, Lithuania).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, "Pointing gesture as a syntactic element", Gesture - Evolution, Brain and Linguistic Structures: The 4th Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies (ISGS) (27 July 2010, Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany).
  • Paweł Rutkowski and Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, "Person and space", Between You and Me: Local Pronouns across Modalities (7 June 2010, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Nijmegen, the Netherlands).
  • Paweł Rutkowski, "Demonstrative pronouns vs. personal pronouns in Polish Sign Language", Word Classes: Nature, Typology, Computational Representations - Second TRIPLE International Conference (26 March 2010, Universita degli Studi Roma Tre, Rome, Italy).
  • Paweł Rutkowski and Małgorzata Czajkowska-Kisil, "On the functional structure of nominals in Polish Sign Language", The 4th International Conference on Formal Linguistics - ICFL 4 (20 July 2009, Beihang University and Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China).