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Interdisciplinary academic conference "Sport: Language, Society, Culture"

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International Interdisciplinary Conference Sport: Language, Society, Culture at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Faculty of Humanities, October 15-16, 2020

On the joint behalf of the Nicolaus Copernicus University Chair of German Linguistics, Japanese Linguistics and Translation Studies and Chair of Romance Languages, it is our honor and privilege to invite you to participate in an interdisciplinary academic conference Sport: Language, Society, Culture, to be held at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland, in October 15-16, 2020.

Call for papers Sport: Language, Society, Culture
An interdisciplinary academic conference, entitled Sport: Language, Society, Culture, will be held at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland, in October 15-16, 2020. The goal of the conference will be to gather representatives of diverse fields and professions pertaining to the study of sport, as well as to integrate the academic and extra-academic community around sport-related topics.

The tripartite division implied in the title of the conference expresses our emphasis on the interdisciplinary nature of the event, while also providing us with the space to extend our invitation to the representatives of a wide range of academic areas, as well as to professionals of sport-related occupations,  including sports commentators, referees, sport journalists, and athletes.

The first part of the title, Language, is essentially targeted at linguists whose research tackles the broadly comprehended language of sport. Part two, Society, addresses specialists in social studies, political studies, medical sciences, economists, lawyers, sports historians, psychologists and educators whose research involves sport-related topics. Finally, for part three, Culture, we encourage contributions from specialists in cultural studies, literary studies, as well as cultural and art historians whose research profile concerns sport-related themes.

More info at: https://sportlsc.umk.pl/pages/main_page/?langu=en.

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