Jednostki i pracownicy - książka adresowa

dr Ewelina Prażmo

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office hours: room 534

please make individual appointments via email

16-23 February - on leave

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International Cognitive Linguistics Association

International Association for Cognitive Semiotics 

Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association

Lectures and classes:

  • Introduction to linguistics (Anglistyka)
  • Morphosyntax and semantics (Anglistyka)
  • Practical English grammar (Anglistyka)
  • Information technology (Anglistyka)
  • Cognitive models of language and language change (Anglistyka)
  • Linguistic aspects of translation (Anglistyka)
  • BA seminar: linguistics (Anglistyka)
  • BA seminar: translation (Anglistyka)
  • MA seminar: linguistics (Anglistyka)
  • Contemporary issues in linguistics (Doctoral Studies)
  • Cognitive basis of language (Intercultural Communication)
  • Language and cognition (Kognitywistyka)
  • Cognitive linguistics (Kognitywistyka, wykład)
  • Cognitive linguistics (Kognitywistyka)


Działalność naukowa

Research interests:

  • Cognitive Linguistics, conceptual metaphor, conceptual integration, multimodal blending, cognitive semantics
  • Cognitive Grammar, grammaticalisation and subjectification
  • Cognitive Semiotics, language evolution, embodiment, phenomenology, (inter)subjectivity in language and cognition
  • Translation, legal and business translation, medical translation, specialist languages


  • 3rd New Trends in Foreign Language Teaching, Granada, 13-15 May 2020 (planned)
  • Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference, Łódź, September 2020 (planned)

  • The 12th International Conference of the Spanish Cognitive Linguistics Association, Logroño, 9-12 September 2020 (planned)

  • Culture - Cognition - Communication. Language and Culture in Social Cognition, Lublin, 21-22 November 2019 - 'Conceptual metaphor in stress-generating medical contexts'. (with Katarzyna Karska)
  • International Cognitive Linguistics Conference 15, Nishinomiya, 6-11 August 2019 - 'Multimodal fictive interaction in verbo-pictorial configurations.'

  • The 6th International IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) Poland Conference, Lublin, 26 January 2019 - 'Metaphors for Specific Purposes.' (with Katarzyna Karska)

  • Figurative Thought and Language, Braga, 23-26 October 2018 - 'Brexodus from the Brexitland. The productivity of Brexit in conceptual blending and metaphorical extensions. A cognitive linguistics perspective.' 

  • Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference, Poznań, 24-26 September 2018 - ‘Multimodal fictive interaction in Internet memes. A cognitive analysis.’

  • Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference, Rzeszów, 21-23 September 2017 - ‘Post-fact world in the post-truth era. Productivity and emergent meanings of the prefix post in contemporary English.’

  • Culture - Communication - Cognition, Lublin, 14-15 September 2017 - ‘Information technology in English, Spanish, and Polish specialist discourse. A comparative view.’ (with Piotr Sorbet)

  • International Cognitive Linguistics Conference - 14, Tartu, 10-14 July 2017 - ‘The role of multimodality in meaning construal. A cognitive analysis of political posters.’

  • Linguistics Beyond and Within - 4, Lublin, 20-21 October 2016 - ‘Metaphor in Medical Discourse.’ (with Katarzyna Karska)

  • 17th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society, Lisbon, 5-9 July 2016. - ‘Transhumanist Utopia. From Thomas More’s ultimate happiness to Max More’s ultimate human.’

  • The Second Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics, Lublin, 20-22 June 2016 - ‘Meaningful Forms. Cognitive analysis of the semantic contribution of a font type to a text.’

  • Revolution, Evolution, and Endurance in the English Language and Anglophone Literature and Culture, Rzeszów, 12-13 November 2015 -  ‘Body in language. Some reflections on the role of the embodied mind theory in linguistics.’

  • Linguistics Beyond and Within - 3, Lublin, 22-23 October 2015 - ‘The appeal of -ing in the creation of anglicised forms in Polish and other languages. A cognitive perspective.’

  • Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association Conference, Lublin, 24-26 September 2015 - ‘Twitterati in the Twitterverse. A cognitive linguistics account.’

  • Linguistics Beyond and Within - 2, Lublin, 6-7 November 2014 - ‘Semantic Ductility’

  • Polish Association for the Study of English (PASE), Lublin, 7-9 April 2014 - ‘Unprecedented uses of the English present progressive.’

  • Young Linguists’ Meeting, Poznań, 4-6 April 2014 - ‘What is so GR8 about 1337 - or the cognitive view of the Internet slang and Leetspeak.’

  • Polish Association for the Study of English (PASE), Warsaw, 22-24 April 2013 - ‘The Subjunctive. A Cognitive Perspective.’


Cognitive linguistics analysis of Putler, Trumpler, and Hitlery as examples of metaphorical blends based on identity compression.” (under review)

Prażmo, Ewelina. 2019. “The post-fact world in a post-truth era. The productivity and emergent meanings of the prefix post- in contemporary English.” English Language and Linguistics, online.

Prażmo, Ewelina. 2019. “Leftie snowflakes and other metaphtonymies in the British political discourse.” in Journal of Language and Politics 18:3, 371-392.

Prażmo, Ewelina. 2018. “The modal potential in the English Present Progressive.” in Brno Studies in English, Volume 44, No. 1, 43-62 

Prażmo, Ewelina. 2018. “Twitterati in the Twitterverse: A cognitive linguistics account of hashtags on Twitter.” in New Insights into the Language and Cognition Interface. (ed. by Rafał Augustyn and Agnieszka Mierzwińska-Hajnos). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 118-136

Prażmo, Ewelina. 2017. “Deliberately misleading or unintentionally ambiguous? A cognitive linguistic view on defective codes of memory.” in Pragmatics and Cognition, Volume 24, No. 3, 346-372 

Karska, Katarzyna; Prażmo, Ewelina. 2017. “Didactic Potential of Metaphors Used in Medical Discourse.” in Linguistics Beyond And Within 3, 102-116

Prażmo, Ewelina. 2017. “The appeal of -ing in the creation of anglicised forms in Polish and other languages. A cognitive perspective.” in Form, Meaning and Function in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (ed. by Karolina Drabikowska, Marietta Izdebska and Anna Prażmowska). Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 41-58

Prażmo, Ewelina. 2016. “Unprecedented uses of the English present progressive.” in Visions and Revisions. Studies in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Łódź Studies in Language, Vol. 44 (ed. by Przemyslaw Łozowski and Katarzyna Stadnik). Frankfurt am Mein; New York: Peter Lang, 169-178

Prażmo, Ewelina. 2015. “Semantic Ductility” in Concepts and Structures - Studies in Semantics and Morphology (ed. by Anna Malicka-Kleparska, Maria Bloch-Trojnar and Karolina Drabikowska). Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL, 153-169

Prażmo, Ewelina. 2014. “The Subjunctive. A Cognitive Perspective.” in : Face to face, page to page : PASE papers in literature, language and culture (ed. by Dorota Babilas, Agnieszka Piskorska, Paweł Rutkowski). Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski, 467-477


Section editor of New Horizons in English Studies