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Lodz Papers in Pragmatics

Founded by Cap, Piotr

Editor-in-Chief: Chilton, Paul / Kopytowska, Monika


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    • Bridging between theoretical and empirical research in the area of pragmatics
    • International outreach of the journal
    • Interdisciplinary outlook on linguistic pragmatics
    • Different schools – from Europe and beyond
    • Broad topics covered by the best researchers

    Aims and Scope

    Lodz Papers in Pragmatics (LPP) is an international journal committed to publishing excellent theoretical and empirical research in the area of pragmatics and related disciplines focused on human communication, both in everyday interactions and in the media, whether spoken or written, and whether institutional or interpersonal. LPP editors understand linguistic pragmatics as research area which focuses on the contextual aspects of meaning, which invites interdisciplinary perspective on linguistic data and intersects traditional modules, such as phonetics, phonology, syntax, or text linguistics and discourse analysis.

    LPP publishes original peer-reviewed papers and review articles. It aims to provide a comprehensive perspective on today’s pragmatics, integrating diverse research from all over the world and assisting in further definition of the field. Affiliated with University of Lodz, at the crossroads between Eastern and Western Europe, the Slavic and the Anglo-Saxon tradition, LPP is uniquely suited to not only represent current research in linguistic pragmatics, but also provoke confrontation and provide a forum for discussion for researchers rooted in different schools, distant both in theory and geographic space, from Europe and beyond.

    • Linguistic pragmatics
    • Human communication
    • Everyday interactions
    • Media
    • Contextual aspects of meaning
    • Phonetics
    • Phonology
    • Syntax
    • Text linguistics
    • Discourse analysis

    Article formats
    Original research articles, review articles

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    Type of Publication:

    Researchers interested in linguistic pragmatics and other related topics

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    Instructions for Authors

    Please, send your manuscript directly to LPP@degruyter.com

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    • Contributions submitted to this journal must be written in clear and concise English
    • Only unpublished material can be accepted, and authors may not republish their paper in the same or similar form
    • Before submitting a paper please get familiar with our Publication Ethics Statement
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    Editorial Information

    Paul Chilton
    , Lancaster University, UK
    Monika Kopytowska, University of Lodz, Poland

    LPP editorial contact address:
    Department of Pragmatics
    University of Lodz
    Pomorska 171/173
    90-236, Łódź
    e-mail: LPP@degruyter.com; mkopytowska@uni.lodz.pl

    Honorary Editor
    John R. Searle
    , University of California, Berkeley, USA

    Founding Editor
    Piotr Cap
    , University of Lodz, Poland

    Review Editor
    Svetlana Kurteš
    , University of Portsmouth, UK

    Technical Editors
    Joanna Jabłonska
    , University of Lodz, Poland
    Paulina Królikowska, University of Lodz, Poland

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Derek Bousfield
    , University of Central Lancashire, UK
    Robyn Carston, University College London, UK
    Jonathan Charteris-Black, University of West of England, UK
    Piotr P. Chruszczewski, University of Wrocław, Poland
    Alan Cienki, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Seana Coulson, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Jonathan Culpepper, Lancaster University, UK
    Louise Cummings, Nottingham Trent University, UK
    Anna Duszak, Warsaw University, Poland
    Zohreh R. Eslami, Texas A&M University, USA
    Małgorzata Fabiszak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
    Anita Fetzer, University of Augsburg, Germany
    Charles J. Forceville, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Bruce Fraser, Boston University, USA
    Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr., University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
    Rachel Giora, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Christopher Hart, Lancaster University, UK
    Bob Hodge, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Sachiko Ide, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
    Cornelia Ilie, Malmö University, Sweden
    Richard W. Janney, University of Munich, Germany
    Katarzyna M. Jaszczolt, University of Cambridge, UK
    Adam Jaworski, University of Hong Kong, China
    Andreas H. Jucker, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Yusef Kalyango, Jr., Ohio University, USA
    Henryk Kardela, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
    Istvan Kecskes, State University of New York, USA
    Barbara Kryk-Kastovsky, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
    Dennis Kurzon, University of Haifa, Israel
    Michiel Leezenberg, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, University of Lodz, Poland
    Michael Meeuwis, University of Gent, Belgium
    Gabriela Missikova, Constantine the Philosopher University, Slovakia
    John Newman, University of Alberta, Canada
    Neal R. Norrick, Saarland University; Germany
    Wiaczesław Nowikow, University of Lodz, Poland
    Manuel Padilla Cruz, University of Seville, Spain
    Louis de Saussure, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
    Marina Sbisà, University of Trieste, Italy
    Gunter Senft, Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Piotr Stalmaszczyk, University of Lodz, Poland
    Marina Terkourafi, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Ken P. Turner, University of Brighton, UK
    Daniel Vanderveken, University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres, Canada
    Jef Verschueren, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Zenon Weigt, University of Lodz, Poland
    Deirdre Wilson, University College London, UK
    Ruth Wodak, Lancaster University, UK

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