The Organizing Committee
Li-Chi Chen is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Linguistics at Casimir the Great University in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He is the author of Taiwanese and Polish Humor: A Socio-Pragmatic Analysis. His research centres on discourse analysis, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics, particularly in the fields of the linguistics of humour, language, gender, and sexuality, language and culture, nonverbal communication, and comicbook studies. He also has an interest in teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
Anna Sroka-Grądziel is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Linguistics at Casimir the Great University in Bydgoszcz, Poland. She obtained her doctorate in linguistics from the University of Gdańsk, Poland. Her research interests lie in the fields of Chinese semantics, cognitive linguistics, Chinese-Polish lexicography, sinological glottodidactics, and innovative teaching methods in tertiary education.
Eryk Hajndrych is a research-teaching assistant in the Faculty of Linguistics at Casimir the Great University in Bydgoszcz, Poland. He is also the Chinese translator of Kim Jest Ślimak Sam?, a Polish children’s picture book on gender equality. His research interests lie in Asian literatures, focusing on contemporary Taiwanese, Japanese, and Chinese literary works, and socio-pragmatics, particularly in the fields of language and culture and visual language.