Brno-Chemnitz Linguistic Symposium

  • 16 May 2023
    9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • room D2TYM7 (Building D, Arna Nováka 1)

Brno-Chemnitz Linguistic Symposium

May 16, 2023 – room D2TYM7 (Building D, Arna Nováka 1)

9:00 Welcome; introduction of participants

9:30-11:00 Session 1

Daniel Nkemleke (Cameroon, AvH Chemnitz):
“Phobia is the most stupid man on the planet”: Between Creativity and Invectives in Social Media Language in Cameroon

Ibukum Filani (Nigeria, AvH Chemnitz):
Gender Identity in African Stand-up Comedy: Examples from Nigeria

Daniel Ajayi (Nigeria, DAAD Chemnitz):
"Were kii solo bi eleyi": Language Therapy, and Construction of Mental Health in Nigerian Orthodox and Unorthodox Psychiatric Homes

11:15-12:15 Session 2

Sven Albrecht (Chemnitz):
Linguistic Perspectives on Building Neutral TTS System for Teaching and Learning Settings

Marina Ivanova (Chemnitz):
Competent but Cold: Learning Outcomes Using a Pedagogical Agent Speaking Native and Non-Native Varieties

12:15-13:45 Lunch Break

13:45-14:45 Session 3

Marie Lahodová Vališová (PdF MU):
Linguistic politeness of Czech university students in the English language (L2): Requests and apologies

Daniel Gerrard (PdF MU):
Comparing stance expression in student and expert writing: A pilot study

15:00-16:00 Session 4

David Špetla (FF MU):
Effects of cognitive entrenchment on translation

Michaela Polónyová (FF MU):
High Variability Phonetic Training: Perception of Dental Fricatives by Advanced Learners of English

16:00-17:30 Afternoon Break

17:30-19:00 Guided City Walk

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