László Imre Komlósi

professor of linguistics

CURRICULUM VITAE

Particulars:

Name:                                     László Imre KOMLÓSI

Place and date of birth: Szigetvár, Hungary, 26/09/1952

Home address:                        H-7624 Pécs, Jakabhegyi út 8/E., Hungary

Tel./Fax:                                  (+36-72) 226 052; cell phone: +36 30 300 3656

Nationality:                              Hungarian

Marital status:                          married to Elisabeth Knipf, professor of German linguistics

Children:                                  Katalin (1977), Sarolta (1979)

E-mail:                                     komlosi@btk.pte.hu

Homepage:                              http://www.btk.pte.hu/tanszekek/angol/nyelveszeti/english.htm

Affiliation:      2001-              professor, head of department

                                               Department of English Linguistics,

                                               Faculty of Humanities, University of Pécs

                                               H-7624 Pécs, Ifjúság útja 6., Hungary

                                               Tel./Fax: (+36-72) 314 714

                                               Tel.: (+36 72) 503 600 ext. 4140 (secretary), 4676 (direct)

                                               Fax: (+36 72) 503 600 ext. 4905

Positions held: 2003-            vice-rector for research and international relations

                                               University of Pécs, Rector’s Office

                                               Tel.: (+36 72) 501 507; Fax: (+36 72) 501 508

                        2000                deputy state secretary for international relations

                                               Ministry of Education, Budapest

                                               professor of linguistics (part-time)

                                               Department of English Linguistics, University of Pécs

1997-1999      vice-rector for international relations

Janus Pannonius University Pécs

                        1998-1999      professor, head of department

            Department of English Linguistics, Janus Pannonius University Pécs

1997-1998      associate professor, head of department

                                               Department of English, Janus Pannonius University Pécs

                        1993 - 1997    associate professor

                                               Department of General Psychology,

                                               Doctoral Program in Cognitive Psychology

                                               Faculty of Humanities, Eötvös Loránd University Budapest

                                               head of rector’s secretariat

                                               Eötvös Loránd University Budapest

                                               associate professor (part-time)

                                               Department of English, Janus Pannonius University Pécs

                        1990-1993      associate professor

                                               Department of English, Janus Pannonius University Pécs

                        1982-1989      assistant professor

                                               Department of English, Janus Pannonius University Pécs                                  1978-1982            assistant teacher

                                               Department of Modern Languages, Faculty of Economics, UP

Academic degrees and dissertations:

                                               B. A. Thesis (1978)

                                               Indirect Speech Acts and Applications in the Theory of Literature

                                               József Attila University (JATE), Szeged, Hungary

                                               M. A. Thesis (1981)

A Modification of a Montague-Type Formal Semiotic System: Towards a Non-Realist Semantics and a Constructive Model-Theoretic Linguistics, József Attila University (JATE), Szeged, Hungary

                                               Ph.D. Dissertation (1989)

                                    Semantic and Pragmatic Determinacy of Predication:

                                    The Functional Perspective on Linking

                                    Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA, CSc degree), Budapest

                                               Habilitationsschrift (1997)

                                    Processing Effort and Situated Language Use:

                                    Cognitive Linguistics, Reasoning and Inferential Pragmatics

                                    Kossuth Lajos University (KLTE), Debrecen, Hungary

Teaching positions in doctoral programs:

                        1996 -             professor and founding member

                                               University of Pécs, Doctoral School in Linguistics,

                                               Applied Linguistics Doctoral Program

                        1997 -             permanent external professor

                                               University of Debrecen, English Linguistics Doctoral Program

                        1996 - 1999    external professor

                                               Eötvös Loránd University Budapest,

                                               Hungarian Linguistics Doctoral Program

PhD thesis supervising:

1996-1998      Éva Kovács (University of Debrecen)

The Syntax and Semantics of Phrasal Verbs in English

                                               (defended in 1998)

1997-2001      Albert Péter Vermes (University of Debrecen)

Proper Names in Translation: a Relevance-Theoretic Analysis

(defended in 2001)

                        1999-              Éva Forintos (University of Pécs)

            Sociolinguistic Analysis of the Language of the Hungarians in

Australia

                        2002-2004      Krisztina Tóth (University of Pécs)

An Empirical Study of the Pre-Theoretical Use of the Notion

“Communication”

2003-2004      Mónika Gyúró (University of Pécs)

Discourse Coherence and Arguments in Health Related Interviews

(to be defended in 2005)

                        2003-              Miklós Telbisz (University of Pécs)

Politeness Strategies in Direct Communication

                                               (to be defended in 2006)

 

International PhD opponent and examiner

Hanna Niemelä:

A Semantic and Pragmatic Framework of Motion in English and Finnish LST.

University of Helsinki, Department of Translation Studies (defended: 22 March, 2003)

National PhD opponent

Szabóné Papp, Judit: Reconsidering the Dative Shift: A Construction Grammar Approach

University of Debrecen, Linguistics Program 2004

Zalatnay, István: Tetten ért imák: liturgiai szövegek filozófiai szempontú elemzése

(How To Do Things with Prayers: a Philosophical Analysis of Liturgical Texts)

Eötvös Loránd University, Philosophy Program, 2004

Fenyvesi, Katalin: Contrastive Semantic Analysis of Danish and Hungarian Motion Verbs.

Eötvös Loránd University, Linguistics Program, 2004

Farkas Bede, Katalin: Elicitáció vagy Etnográfia? Beszédaktus kutatás két kultúrában: angol és magyar kérések kontrasztív vizsgálata. (Elicitation or ethnography? Investigating speech acts in two cultures: a contrastive analysis of English and Hungarian requests)

University of Pécs, Linguistics Program, 2005

Furkó, Bálint Péter: The pragmatic marker – discourse marker dichotomy reconsidered: The case of well and of course, University of Debrecen, Linguistics Program, 2005

Csernoch, Mária: Irodalmi művek szókészletének statisztikai elemzése és matematikai modellezése (The statistical analysis and mathematical modeling of the lexicon of literary works), University of Debrecen,  Mathematical Methodology Program, 2005

Opponent for Habilitation

Bársony, Olga: The English Present Perfect in the Framework of Mental Spaces (dissertation)

University of Debrecen, 2004

International evaluation member for professorial appointments

University of Helsinki, March 2004

International evaluation team member

Estonian National Accreditation Center, Tallinn (April and November 2002, November 2004)

International board membership:

2002-  Alliance of Universities for Democracy (AUDEM) – Albany, NY & Pécs, Hungary

            European vice president

2004-  Friends of Hungarian Higher Education Foundation, Washington, D.C.

            president

Editorial board membership:

2001-              Controversia: An International Journal of Debate and Democratic Renewal, University of Missouri at Rolla, USA

International Education

2001-                            founder of  Quadriga Europaea Mobility Network

of Marburg, Maribor, Sibiu and Pécs universities

Teaching experience:

                                    a/ linguistics: morpho-syntax, formal and lexical semantics, psycholinguistics, language processing, general linguistics, cognitive linguistics, texts and narratives, translation studies

                                    b/ pragmatics: speech act theory, inferential pragmatics, dialogical discourse, linguistic pragmatics, intercultural communication

                                    c/ philosophy: formal philosophy, meaning theories, rhetoric, argumentation theory

                                    d/ semiotic studies

                                    e/ symbolic, modal, dialogical and informal logics

                                    f/ cognitive studies: conceptual structures, mental models and mental representations, categorization, conceptual blending

Research interests:

                                    a/ linguistics: English and comparative semantics, inferential pragmatics, speech communication, discursive and narrative argumentation, construction grammar, figurative language, conceptual integration

                                    b/ philosophy: inferential discourse, philosophy of mind and intentionality, rationality and practical reasoning, public discourse, narrativity

                                    c/ psycholinguistics: language processing, narrative psychology

                                    d/ semiotics: integrated theory of the semiotics of time and action, intrinsic and deictic, temporal and causal relations in natural languages

Research contacts:

1/         Universiteit van  Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam

            Argumentation Program, International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA)

            Professors Frans H. van Eemeren

2/         Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), Institute for English Studies

            Professors J. Lachlan Mackenzie, Mike Hannay

3/         Universität Marburg, Institut für Anglistik

            Professor Rüdiger Zimmermann

4/         Institute for the Research of the Functional Study of Language (IFOTT) in Amsterdam.

            Professor Casper de Groot

5/         Katholiek Universiteit van Leuven, Institute of English Studies

            Professor Hubert Cuyckens

6/         Wake Forest University Biennial Conferences on Argumentation

            Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, USA and Casa Artom, Venice, Italy

            Professor Michael D. Hazen

7/         North Western University, Evanston, IL, USA

            Department of Communication Studies

            Professors Thomas G. Goodnight and Michael Leff

8/         Universität des Saarlandes, Fachbereich 5.1 Philosophie

            Sonderforschungsbereich Kognitionswissenschaft

            Professor Kuno Lorenz

9/         University of Helsinki, School of Translation Studies

            University of Tampere, School of English

            Professor Pertti Hietaranta

International experience:

            2005 June                    visiting ERASMUS lecturer

                                   University of Marburg, Germany

2004 December           international evaluation team member

                                               Estonian National Accreditation Center, Tallinn

            2004 April                   visiting ERASMUS lecturer

                                               University of Helsinki, Finland

            2005 Feb., June, Nov. visiting lecturer

            2004 Jan., June, Oct.   University of Bihać,

            2003 May                   Bosnia

            2003 November          invited speaker

                                               Quadriga Europaea Colloquium

                                               Maribor, Slovenia

            2003 October              invited speaker

                                               AUDEM Forteenth Annual Conference:

Autonomy and Quality at Risk:

Toward New Systems of Higher Education?

                                               Vilnius, Lithuania

            2003 January               visiting ERASMUS lecturer

Phillips-Universität Marburg

2002 December           visiting lecturer

                                               Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria

            2002 November          visiting lecturer

                                               Quadriga Europaea – Lucian Blaga University Sibiu, Romania

            2002 November          invited speaker

                                               AUDEM Thirteenth Annual Conference:

The Challenge of Mass-Education for Traditional Values and Educational Quality

                                               Higher Education in a Period of Social Change

                                               Timişoara, Romania 

            2002 April, Nov.         international evaluation team member

                                                Estonian National Accreditation Center, Tallinn

            2002 April                   invited speaker

                                               Humboldt-Thyssen 2. Südosteuropa Tagung

Wissenschaftsdialog in Südosteuropa: Forschungsinitiativen in den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften.

Bucharest, Romania

2002 Feb-March         visiting Humboldt research fellow

                                               Institute für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim, Germany
            2002 February             visiting fellow

The Meanings of Autonomy: University Governance Reconsidered. Universities Project 20th Symposium.

Salzburg Seminar, Salzburg, Austria

2002 January               visiting ERASMUS lecturer

Phillips-Universität Marburg

            2000- 2004                 invited lecturer

                                               Sommer Universität Marburg

            1999 April                   visiting ERASMUS lecturer

                                               Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of English

            1996 August                visiting fellow

                                               Yale Summer University, New Haven, USA

            1996 Jan-Feb              visiting research scholar

                                               Oslo Universiteit, Department of Philosophy

            1995 April                   visiting research scholar

                                               North Western University, Dept. of Speech Communication

            1993 Feb-March         visiting TEMPUS lecturer

                                               University of North London, European Studies Center

            1992 April-May          visiting TEMPUS lecturer

                                               Universität zu Osnabrück, Department of English

            1991 February             visiting TEMPUS lecturer

                                               University of Aberdeen and University of North London

            1989-1990                  Humboldt post-doctoral fellow

                                               Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany

            1986-1987                  visiting lecturer

                                               Dept. of Philosophy, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA

            1980 July-August         participating fellow

                                               Oslo Summer University, Kringså, Oslo

Academic Board Memberships:

            2004-              Member: Linguistics and Philosophy Committee (chaired by A. Kertész)

                        Hungarian Accreditation Board, Budapest

2002-              Chairman: Section I: Linguistics and Literary Studies

Pécs Regional Branch of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences

2001-2003      Member: Linguistics Committee (chaired by I. Kenesei)

Hungarian Accreditation Board, Budapest

2001-2003      Member: Literature, Media and Committee Ctee (chaired by E. Taxner)

Hungarian Accreditation Board, Budapest

2001-2003      Board of Trustees of Aktion Österreich-Ungarn / Magyar-Osztrák Akció Alapítvány (Bilateral Inter-Governmental Educational Exchange Foundation), Budapest/Wien

1997-1999             International Academic Board of the Hungarian University Network of European Studies Centers (TEMPUS Public Fd. chaired by F. Madl)

            1998-1999      Communication Subcommittee (chaired E. Taxner)

                                   Hungarian Accreditation Board, Budapest

Teaching Awards:

            1998-1999      Széchenyi professorship of the Hungarian Ministry of Education

            2001-2002      Széchenyi professorship of the Hungarian Ministry of Education

Academic prizes

            2005                Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Regional Committee Pécs

                                    Award of Excellence for Science Management                  

1988                Zoltán Kanyó-Prize (Szeged)           

Language proficiency: English-German-Russian (fluent), Norwegian (fair), French (basic)


László I. Komlósi

Contributions to International Scholarly Meetings

1977 September, Dobogókő, Hungary

            International Conference on Speech Acts

1979 July, Vienna, Austria

            II. Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies

1980 June, Oslo, Norway

            IV. International Congress of Nordic and General Linguistics

1980 September, Szeged, Hungary

            International Colloquium on "Structures of Narratives"

1981 August, Kirchberg, Austria

            6th International Ludwig Wittgenstein Symposium

1981 October, Pécs, Hungary

            First Polish-Hungarian Semiotics Meeting

            Paper: Meaning at Crossroads

1982 August, Kirchberg, Austria

            7th International Ludwig Wittgenstein Symposium

            Paper: Formal Concept of Speaker/Hearer's Linguistic Knowledge

1982 September, Athens, Greece

            XV. Annual Meeting of Societas Linguistica Europaea

            Paper: Universals of the Linguist's Grammar - Pursuit of Psychological Reality in Semantic Theories

1982 October, Budapest, Hungary

            American Council for Learned Societies - Hungarian Academy of Sciences Joint Semantics Conference

            Paper: On What Linguists Know About Speaker/Hearer's Linguistic Knowledge

1982 December, Gent, Belgium (Communication and Cognition Center)

            International Colloquium on "The Logic of Discourse and Scientific Discovery"

            Paper: Parsing, Mental Representation and Discourse Interaction

1983 August, Poznán, Poland

            XVI. Annual Meeting of Societas Linguistica Europaea

            Paper: Grammatical Relations, Control Properties and Complement Structure

1983 September, Kleeve, Germany

            International Colloquium on "Meaning and the Lexicon"

            Paper: Lexical Meaning versus Contextual Meaning - Infinitives Revisited

1983 November, Katowicze, Poland

            Second Polish-Hungarian Semiotics Meeting

            Paper: Processing and Signs

1984 June, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

            First International Colloquium on Functional Grammar

            Paper: On the Dynamics of Predicate Formation

1984 July, Urbino, Italy

            International Conference on "Connexity and Coherence of Text and Discourse"

            Paper: Connectedness and Discourse Structure - Perspective-Semantics of Predication and Coherence of Discourse

1984 October, Pécs, Hungary

            International Colloquium on "The Internal Structure of the Hungarian Sentence"

            Paper: The Auxiliary "kell" (must) - Its Morpho-Syntactic Behavior and Consequences on Word-Order

1985 March, Pécs, Hungary

            International Symposium on "Texts, Dialogues and Interpretation"

            Paper: Functionality and Aitiational Frames

1985 August, Viareggio, Italy

            International Pragmatics Conference

            Paper: Functionality - An Inherent Feature of Communal Language

1986 April, Veszprém, Hungary

            Second International Conference on Morphology

            Paper: Concept Formation and Word Formation

1986 June, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

            First ISSA International Conference on Argumentation

            Paper: Negotiating Consensus in Discourse Interaction Schemata

1987 April, Chicago, Illinois, USA

            Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association

1987 May, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

            Symposium on "The Brain: Philosophy, Neurology and Artificial Intelligence"

1987 August, Berlin, GDR

            XIV. International Congress of Linguists

1987 September, Pécs, Hungary

            International Conference on Textology

            Paper: Typological Distinctions in Terms of Internal Relations in Understanding and

            Interpretation

1987 October, Essen, Germany

            V. Internationaler Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Semiotik

1988 April, Pécs, Hungary

            International Colloquium on Logics and Linguistics

            Paper: Mental and Linguistic Representations of States of Affairs and Argument

            Identification

1988 July, Freiburg, Germany

            XXI. Annual Meeting of Societas Linguistica Europaea

            Paper: Semantic and Pragmatic Relevance in Predication: A Three-Level Analysis of the

            Realization of Predication

1988 August, Venice, Italy

            The Fourth Biennial Wake Forest University Argumentation Conference on "The Role of Argument in the Creation and Maintenance of Community"

            Paper: Argumentative Discourse and Socialization - Conflict and Consensus in Social

            Interaction

1988 September, Uhersky Brod, Czechoslovakia

            XV. Colloquium Comenianum Hunnobrodense on "Comenius in Context of Language and Literary Developments"

            Paper: Language and Cognition in "Didactica Magna" in the Light of Modern Philosophy of Language and Science

1988 September, Budapest, Hungary

            Belgian-Hungarian Pragmatics Colloquium on "Pragmatics and Metapragmatic Terms"

            Paper: Cognitive Structures, States of Affairs and Language Functions

1989 December, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

            Workshop on Cognitive Linguistics: "The 1989 Nijmegen Lectures of Ray Jackendoff at the Max Planck Institute of Psycholinguistics"

1990 April, Cambridge, England, UK

            Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain

            Paper: Predication and Conceptual Lexical Structure

1990 June, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

            Second ISSA International Conference on Argumentation

            Paper: The Power and Fallability of a Paradigm in Argumentation

1990 October, Bielefeld, Germany (ZIF)

            Symposium on "Text and Discourse"

            Paper: On Questions of Co-Reference

1991 August, Pécs, Hungary

            International TEMPUS Colloquium

            Paper: Argumentative Structures for the Analysis of Texts in Inter-Cultural and

            Cross-Cultural Settings

1991 August, Pécs, Hungary

            XVII. FIPLV World Congress

            Paper: The Impact of Multi-Cultural Contexts on Argumentative Strategies

1991 September, Prague, Czechoslovakia (Central European University)

            International Colloquium on Self-Organizing Systems in Biology and in the Social Sciences

            Paper: Linguistic Epistemology, the Ontological Status of Natural Language,

            Intersubjective Epistemology and Rationality

1992 April, Münster, Germany

            International Conference on Corpora and Corpora Processing

            Paper: Types of Knowledge Representation in Text and Discourse

1992 June, Venice, Italy

            The Sixth Biennial Wake Forest University Conference on Argumentation on "The Role of Argumentation in Democratic Social Change"

            Paper: Historical Case Studies of the Argument of Retrospective/Retroactive Justification - Personal Vindicative versus Impersonal Retributive Justice as a Dilemma of

            Democratization (with J. G. Blaskó)

1992 August, Antwerp, Belgium

            Fifth International Colloquium on Functional Grammar

            Paper: Deictic versus Intrinsic Tenses - Finite and Non-Finite Predication Revisited

1993 January, Visegrád, Hungary

            First MAKOG National Conference on Cognitive Studies

            Paper: A megismerés pragmatikája: pragmatikai racionalitás, inferenciális érvelés és torzított társas kommunikáció (The pragmatics of cognition: pragmatic rationality, inferential

            reasoning and distorted communication)

1993 September, Veszprém, Hungary

            International Conference on Hermeneutics and Science

            Paper: Interpreting the Dichotomy of Value-Free Worlds and Value-Imposing Minds as Opposed to the Notion of Meaningful Environment: On the nature of "meaning" in ecological versus cognitive psychologies

1993 December, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

            Philosophers' Colloquium: Department of Philosophy

            Paper: The Question of Epistemic Certainty in Inference Making and the Status of Practical

            Inferences in Reasoning: Ordinary Validity and the Pragmatic Foundation of

            Reasonableness

1993 December, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

            Linguistics Colloquium: Department of Linguistics

            Paper: On the Formal Treatment of Intrinsic Temporal and Deictic Tense Relations as Fundamental Components of an Interactive Level Theory of Temporal Relations in Predications: Finite and Non-Finite Predication Revisited

1994 January, Visegrád, Hungary

            Second MAKOG National Conference on Cognitive Studies: Language and Cognition

            Paper: General Cognitive Foundations of Language-Specific Linguistic Inferences

1994 April, Szeged, Hungary

            Second International Conference on the Structure of Hungarian: Contemporary Approaches

            Paper: Interactive Levels for the Realization of Temporal Relations - Temporal and Causal Inferences and Causality in Practical Reasoning

1994 June, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

            Third ISSA International Conference on Argumentation

            Paper: Temporal Inferences and Causality in Practical Reasoning

1994 September, Szombathely, Hungary

            Sixth International Morphology Conference

            Paper: Cognitive Word Semantics and Transparency in Headed Compounds in English and German (with E. Knipf)

1994 December, Vienna, Austria

            Internationales Kulturzentrum Kulturwissenschaften (IFK)

            International Workshop on "Narrative and Identity" with Jerome Bruner

1995 January, Visegrád, Hungary

            Third MAKOG National Conference on Cognitive Studies: Learning Systems

1995 March, North Western University, Evanston, IL, USA

            Communication Studies Colloquium

            Paper: Pitfalls of the Rhetoric in the Democratization Process in Hungary: Chances of Free Public Argumentation 1989-1995

1995 March, North Western University, Evanston, IL, USA

            Communication Studies Colloquium

            Paper: Discursive Validation in Terms of Reasonableness and Negotiation Schemata

1995 March, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

            The 7th Biennial Wake Forest U. Argumentation Conf. on "Argument and the Community"

            Paper: The Weight of the Public Address in Political Argumentation and Communal

            Interaction

1995 March, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany

            Cognitive Linguistics Colloquium

            Paper: Grounding Problems and Inferential Pragmatics: Interacting Levels in Temporal and Causal Inferencing in Embedded Clasuses in Hungarian

1995 March, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany

            Paper: Notes on the Cognitive and Pragmatic Foundations of Reasonableness:

            Practical Reasoning of Intentional Agents

1996 January, University of Oslo, Norway

            Inter-Nordic Graduate Course in Philosophy

1996 April, Utrecht, The Netherlands

            Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU) Colloquium

1996 June, Casa Artom, Venice, Italy

            The Eighth Wake Forest Conference on Argumentation "Argument and Identity"

            Paper: Types of Identity and the Power of Argument

1996 August, Yale/Tübingen Summer Seminar, Yale, New Haven, USA

            "Curricular Changes in the Humanities"

1996 September, Tübingen Germany

            Summer Seminar, International Center Tübingen: Workshop on Computational Linguistics

            Paper: The Representation of Temporal Relations in Natural Language

1997 January, Pécs, Hungary

            3rd HUSSE Conference

            Paper: Representational and Referential Meaning Theories in the Light of Computationalism

1997 November, Utrecht, The Netherlands

            Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU) Colloquium

1998 January, Visegrád, Hungary

            Sixth MAKOG National Conference on Cognitive Studies: The Philosophical Problems of Cognition and Artificial Intelligence

            Paper: Discursive Reasoning and the Patterns of Cognition

1998 April, Pécs, Hungary

            International Multidisciplinary Colloquium on Rules and Rule-Following:

            Philosophy, Linguistics and Psychology

            Paper: Rules and Organization in Internal Language: Narrative Spaces and Mental Order

1998 June, Balatonalmádi, Hungary

            Bilingualism and Language Acquisition: Summer School in Psycholinguistics

            Paper: Conflict of Experience and Conceptual Access in Code-Switching

1999 January, ELTE, Budapest, Hungary

            4th HUSSE Conference

            Paper: Structural Sensitivity Underlying the Language Faculty

1999 February, Visegrád, Hungary

            Seventh MAKOG National Conference on Cognitive Studies: Dynamic Systems

1999 March, Pécs, Hungary

            International Conference in the Philosophy of Mind: Dennett’s Mind

            Paper: Narrative Drafts, Self-Identity and the Authenticity of Language Use

2000 June, Budapest, Hungary

            7th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA)

            Workshop on Spatial Relations in Natural Language

            (organized by H. Cuyckens and L. Komlósi)

            Paper: The case paradigm and spatial relations in Hungarian (with G. Andrássy)

2000 October, Stuttgart, Germany

            IfA-AvH-UKIS Seminar über Deutch-Ungarische Wissenschaftsbeziehungen:

            Gegenwart und Zukunft

            Paper: Ungarn-Deutschland-Europa. Lage und Zukunft der ungarischen Wissenschaft und

            Forschung.

2000 December, Berlin, Germany (Haus Ungarn/Humboldt Universität)

               Hamburg, Germany (Universität Hamburg)

            Paper: Kulturelle Begegnungen: Ungarns kulturelle Erbe und die Herausforderung der

            Internazionalizierung von Hochschulen und Wissenschaft.

2001 January, Budapest, Hungary

            The Hungarian Fulbright Commission: National Opening Conference of the European

            Years of Languages 2001

            Keynote paper: Language Communities and Community Languages

2001 January, Visegrád, Hungary

            Ninth MAKOG National Conference of Cognitive Studies: Social Cognition and Learning

2001 January, Eger, Hungary

            5th HUSSE Conference

            Paper: The Inter-Cultural Argument and Social Cognition: A Semantic-Pragmatic Analysis for Inter-Culturally Interpreted Discourse

2001 June, Vienna, Austria

            Die Europäische Integration und die Wissenschaften/The European Integration and the Sciences: International Conference of the Austrian Club for Educational and Science Journalists

            Paper: Literacy in the Knowledge Society: The Future of Learning as an Active way of Life for the Citizens of Europe

2001 June, Debrecen, Hungary

            HUSSE Thematic Conference: Empirically Based Approaches to Linguistic Description

            Paper: The Empirical Basis of the Narrative-Integration of Semi-Productive Linguistic

            Elements

2001 September, Budapest, Hungary

            Sign, Event and History: Annual ELTE Philosophy Conference on Language,

            Understanding and Interpretation.

            Paper: Narrative Fragments and the Dynamics of Event-Distortion

2001 November, Pécs, Hungary

            Regional Conference on Minority Languages and the European Year of Languages 2001

            Paper: Inter-Cultural and Multi-Cultural Aspects of Language Use in Modern Societies

2002 January, Visegrád, Hungary

            Tenth MAKOG National Conference of Cognitive Studies: Perception, Symbols and Mind

            Paper: From Composition to Blending: Productivity and Collocational Force in Linguistic Construction

2002 February, Salzburg, Austria

            Salzburg Seminar: Universities Project 20th Symposium

The Meanings of Autonomy: University Governance Reconsidered (panel member)

2002 February, Pécs, Hungary

            Dutch-Hungarian Conference on Crosscultural Linguistics and Intercultural Communication

            “Intercultural Argumentation, Cultural Narratives and Social Cognition”

            Paper: In Quest of Cultural and Conceptual Universals for Situated Discursive Practice

2002 April, Bucharest, Romania

            Humboldt-Thyssen 2. Südosteuropa Tagung: Wissenschaftsdialog in Südosteuropa: Forschungsinitiativen in den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften.

            Paper: Die Wissenschaftliche Zusammenarbeit der Quadriga Europaea Universitäten

2002 June, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

            Fifth ISSA International Conference on Argumentation

            Paper: The Conceptual Fabric of Argumentation

2002 August, Odense, Denmark

International Research Symposium on Conceptual Integration and the Nature and Origin of Cognitively Modern Human Beings

            Paper: Entrenchment Facilitated Through Iteration in Blended Constructions in Hungarian

2002 September, Helsinki, Finland

            Second International Conference on Construction Grammar (ICCG2)

            Paper: The Phonology-Semantics Interface and Iterativity in Entrenched Constructions in Hungarian

2002 October, Budapest, Hungary

            Variability and Language Use (National Linguistics Conference at ELTE)

            Paper: The Dichotomy of Compositionality vs. Non-Compositionality in the Light of Iterative Constructions: A Crosscultural Analysis

2002 November, Timişoara, Romania

            Thirteenth AUDEM Annual Conference:

            Higher Education in a Period of Social Change and Political Transformation

            Paper: The Challenge of Mass-Education for Traditional Values and Educational Quality

2002 November, Sibiu, Romania

            International Quadriga Europaea Symposium on Language and Intercultural Communication

            Paper: Intercultural and Multicultural Communication and European Cultural Narratives

2003 January, Debrecen, Hungary

            6th HUSSE Conference

            Paper: Implicatures Beyond Politeness: A Speech-Context-Related Attitude Analysis

            (with Miklós Telbisz)  

2003 January, Pécs, Hungary

            Eleventh MAKOG National Conference of Cognitive Studies: Levels of Representation

            Keynote paper: Meaning-Extension in Natural Language Constructions as a Result of the Diversification of Mental Processes

2003 May, Pécs, Hungary

            International Conference on the Philosophy of Hilary Putnam

Paper: Negotiated and Agreeable Inferences: Cooperation for Particularized Conversational Implicatures and Conceptual Integration

2003 July, Braga, Portugal

            Language, Culture and Cognition: An International Conference on Cognitive Linguistics.

            Paper: Entrenchment – Levels of Compositionality and Concept Structuring

            (with Elisabeth Knipf)

2003 September, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

            Third International Contrastive Linguistics Conference

            Paper: A Contrastive Analysis of Entrenchment and Collocational Force in Variable-Sized Lexical Units (with Elisabeth Knipf)

2003 November, Budapest, Hungary

            Colloquium of the Hungarian Linguistics Association

Paper: Pragmatic Information Encoded in Constructions and the Question of Productivity

2003 November, Vilnius, Lithuania

Fourteenth AUDEM Annual Conference:

Toward New Systems of Higher Education?

            Paper: Autonomy and Quality at Risk: A Clash of Teaching and Research Traditions

and Economic Pressure for Higher Education Management

2004 February, Tihany, Hungary

Twelfth MAKOG National Conference of Cognitive Studies: Constraints on Cognition

2004 April, Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, Russian Federation

International Conference on Education Quality 2004: Integration with European and World Education Systems

Invited paper: Blood, Sweat and Tiers - Implementing Bologna and Beyond:

Prospects in Central-East-Europe for Fitting the European Higher Educational Area

2004 June, Novi Sad, Vojvodina, Serbia and Monte Negro

International Conference on the Bologna Process: Experiences in the Quality Assurance and Management and Reforms of Study Programs

Invited paper: Hungarian Experiences in the Bologna Process and the Development of Quality Culture

2004 June, Casa Artom, Venice, Italy

            Tenth Biennial Wake Forest University Argumentation Conference:

            Contemporary Perspectives on Argumentation

            Paper: Rhetoric Effects of Entrenched Argumentation and Presumptive Arguments:

            A Four-Handed Piece for George W. Bush and Tony Blair

2004 July, Pécs, Hungary

            16th Annual Conference of ENCoDe: The Enlarged Europe – Cross-Cultural and Communications Aspects

            Invited paper: Intercultural and Multicultural Contexts for Communication.

2004 September, Nitra, Slovakia

            International Scientific Symposium on ”Culture: the Area of Interdisciplinary Thinking”

Invited paper: Old and New Identities for European Citizenship: European Cultural Narratives and Beyond

2005. January, Veszprém, Hungary

            7th HUSSE Conference

Paper: Ubiquitous Interpretations in the Lexicon: Entrenched Meaning, Constructed Meaning and Inferred Meaning in Grammatical Analysis

2005 June, Pécs, Hungary

International Conference on the Interdisciplinary Aspects of Translation and Interpreting

Invited paper: A Comparative Perspective on Formulaic Expressions in Translation: Additions To a Cognitively Enhanced Translation Theory

2005 October, Pécs, Hungary

            Neutralité et irresponsabilité, Atelier international

            Paper: Conceptual Integration for Argument Schemes: Revisiting the New Rhetoric

2005 November, Pécs, Hungary

            The Day of Hungarian Science

            Paper: Mental Operations Underlying Our Reasoning Practices

Memberships in Academic Associations

            Deutsche Gesellschaft für Semiotik (DGS)

            Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS)

            European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

            Hungarian Society for the Study of English (HUSSE)

            International Association for Semiotic Studies (IASS)

            International Pragmatics Association (IPrA)

            International Society for the Study of Argumentation (ISSA) (national representative)

            Internationale Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft (ILWG)

            Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB)

            Magyar Filozófiai Társaság (Hungarian Philosophical Society)

            Magyar Megismeréstudományi Társaság (Hungarian Association for Cognitive Studies)

            Magyar Nyelvtudományi Társaság (Hungarian Linguistics Association)

            Magyar Szemiotikai Társaság (Hungarian Society for Semiotics)

            Modern Filológiai Társaság (Modern Philological Society of Hungary)

            Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE)


SELECTED LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Prof. Dr. habil. László Imre Komlósi

1.         Monographs

1997    Inferential Pragmatics and Cognitive Structures: Situated Language Use and Cognitive

            Linguistics.  Pécs Studies in Linguistics 3, Budapest: Nemzeti Tankönyvkiadó.

2.         Edited books

1990    Petõfi, S. J., A. Bókay and L. I. Komlósi (eds.): Text and Discourse. Hamburg: Buske.

2003    Komlósi, László Imre, Peter Houtlosser and Michiel Leezenberg (eds.):

Communication and Culture: Argumentative, Cognitive and Linguistic Perspectives.

Amsterdam: SIC SAT.

3.         Textbooks

1996    Inferential Pragmatics, Informal Logic and Practical Reasoning.

            Graduate Program in Cognitive Studies, Budapest: ELTE-HESP.

4.         Dissertations

1978    Indirect Speech Acts. M.A. Dissertation, Szeged: Attila József University. (unpublished)

1981    A Modification of a Montague-Type Formal Semiotic System: Towards a Non-Realist

            Semantics and a Constructive-Approach to Model-Theoretic Semantics.

            PhD Dissertation (doctor universitatis), Szeged: Attila József University. (unpublished).

1988    On the Semantic and Pragmatic Determinacy of Predication: The Functional Perspective on Linking. C.Sc./Ph.D. Dissertation, Budapest: Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

            (unpublished).

1997        Processing Effort and Situated Language Use: Cognitive Linguistics, Reasoning and Inferential Pragmatics. Habilitationsschrift. Debrecen, KLTE. (cf. monographs Komlósi 1997).

5.         Articles

1983a  "A Formal Concept of Speaker/Hearer's Linguistic Knowledge?", In: Weingartner, P. and H. Czermak (eds.): Epistemology and Philosophy of Science. Vienna-Dordrecht: D. Reidel, pp. 77-80.

1983b  "On What Linguists Know About Speaker/Hearer's Linguistic Knowledge",

                        Acta Linguistica ASH 33: 89-100.

1984a  "Processing and Linguistic Representation", In: Korponay, B. (ed.): Annual Meeting of Anglistics '83. Debrecen: Kossuth Lajos University, pp. 29-39.

1984b  "Lexical Meaning Versus Contextual Meaning of Certain Derived Lexical Items: Infinitives Revisited", In: G.A.J. Hoppenbrowers, P.M.A. Seuren and A.J.M.Weijters (eds.): Meaning and the Lexicon. Dordrecht: Foris Publications, pp. 185-189.

1984c  "A Comparative Study of Word Structure Rules and Phrase Structure Rules in Terms of Predicate-Argument Relations", In: Rot, S. (ed.): Annual Meeting of Anglistics '84, Budapest: Eötvös Loránd University, pp. 144-150.

1984d  "Understanding Temporal Relations with the Help of Conceptual Frames: A Study in Comparative Lexical Semantics", In: Bognár, J.G. and A.C. Rouse (eds.): Proceedings of the First Conference on Speech Orientated ELT, Pécs: Janus Pannonius University, pp.157-167.

1985a  "Dik funkcionális grammatikája és nyelvészeti előzményei" /Dik's Functional Grammar and its roots in linguistics/, In: Kiefer, F. (ed.): Általános Nyelvészeti Tanulmányok XVII. /Studies in General Linguistics, Vol.17./, Budapest: Publishing House of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

1985b  "Parsing, Mental Representation, and Discourse Interaction", In: Hintikka, J. and F. Vandamme (eds.): Logic of Discovery and Logic of Discourse. New York: Plenum Press, pp. 97-108.

                        (also in: Communication and Cognition 18: 95-106.)

1985c  "Linguistic Meanings Are Much Less Tidy Than Model-Theoretic Semantics Has Claimed Them To Be", Annual Meeting of Anglistics '85. Pécs: Janus Pannonius University (manuscript, pp. 21.).

1985d  "Konszenzus, koherencia és kognitív diszpozíciók a közösségi nyelvben"

                        /Consensus, coherence and cognitive dispositions in the communal language/

                        Tertium non datur 2. Budapest: Eötvös Loránd University, pp. 67-89.

1985e  "Paradigm Inconsistencies: Modal Auxiliaries and "Flaws" in the Tense-System of English", In: Bognár, J.G. and A.C. Rouse (eds.): Proceedings of the Second Conference on Speech Orientated ELT, Pécs: Janus Pannonius University Press, pp. 153-170.

1987    (with Elisabeth Knipf) "Negotiating Consensus in Discourse Interaction Schemata", In: Eemeren, F.H.van, R. Grootendorst, J.A. Blair and Ch. A. Willard (eds.): Argumentation: Perspectives and Approaches. Dordrecht: Foris Publ., pp. 82-89.

1989    "Connectedness and Discourse Structure: Perspective Semantics of Predications and Coherence of Discourse", In: Conte, M.-E., J.S. Petõfi and E. Sözer (eds.): Text and Discourse Connectedness. /Studies in Language Companion Series 16./, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 421-434.

1990a  "Argumentative Discourse and Socialization: Conflict and Consensus in Social Interaction", In: Williams, D.C. and M.D. Hazen (eds.): Argumentation and Community. Alabama: The University of Alabama Press, pp. 176-198.

1990b  (with Elisabeth Knipf) "The Language Faculty and Learning Processes: The Acquisition of Form and Function in Natural Language", The Journal of Learning About Learning 3. pp. 43-61.

1990c  "The Power and Fallability of a Paradigm in Argumentation: A Case Study of Subversive Political Discourse", In: F.H. van Eemeren and R. Grootendorst (eds.): Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Argumentation. Amsterdam: SICSAT-ISSA, pp. 994-1005.

1990d  "Dialogical Rationality versus Pragmatic Rationality: Reconstructing the Notion of 'Conflict' in Verbal Interaction", In: The Osijek-Pécs Working Papers III., Pécs: Janus Pannonius University Press, pp. 127-139.

1992a  "Cselekvéselmélet és filozófiai pragmatika: Kritikai észrevételek Habermas univerzál-pragmatikája, az angolszász beszédaktus-elmélet és a konszenzuális jelentéselmélet összefüggései kapcsán" (Action-Theory and Philosophical-Pragmatics: Critical Comments on Habermas' Universal Pragmatics, the Anglo-Saxon Tradition in Speech Act Theory and Consensual Meaning Theories),Magyar Filozófiai Szemle /Hungarian Philosophical Review/, 1992. 5/6: 847-878.

1992b  (with J.G. Blaskó) "The Argument of Retributive Justice: A Dilemma for Democratization" In: Williams, D.C. and M.D. Hazen (eds.): Argumentation and Democratic Social Change. Alabama: The University of Alabama Press, pp. 234-253.

1993    (with J.G. Blaskó) "Inferential Pragmatics and Conflict Resolving Dialogues: Pragmatic Constraints on Practical Reasoning", In: Hollósy, B. and A. Wood (eds.): HUSSE Papers 1993. Vol. II. Language and Methodology. Debrecen: KLTE, pp. 177-181.

1994a  "Temporal and consequential inferences in practical reasoning: on the demarcation of argument practices and reasoning practices", In: F. H. van Eemeren, R. Grootendorst, J.A. Blair and Ch. A. Willard (eds.): Perspectives and Approaches. Proceedings of the Third ISSA Conference on Argumentation, Vol. I. Amsterdam: SIC SAT, pp. 72-83.

1994b  "Grounding Ambiguities in Embedded Clauses in Hungarian: Interacting Levels in Temporal and Causal Inferencing", In: I. Kenesei, (ed.): Levels and Structures (Approaches to Hungarian, Vol. 5). Szeged: JATE Press, pp. 243-259.

1994c  (with J. G. Blaskó) "In Quest of Epistemic Certainty in Inference Making and the Status of Practical Inferences in Reasoning: Validity and the Pragmatic Foundation of Reasonableness", In: N. Bradean (ed.): Festschrift for Endre Fülei-Szántó on his 70th, Budapest: Budapest UP. pp. 63-78.

1995    "A jelenkori érveléselmélet kérdései I: Megismerés, kommunikáció, érvelés és a nyelvfilozófiai hagyományok" (Issues in contemporary argumentation theory I: Cognition, communication, reasoning and the heritage of language philosophy), Jelkép, 1995. Vol. 3-4: 69-76.

1996a  "On the status of Cognitive Linguistics within the realm of Cognitive Science", in: Kertész, A. (Hrsg.): Metalinguistik im Wandel. Die kognitive Wende in Wissenschaftstheorie und Linguistik. Metalinguistica 3., Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, pp. 31-53.

1996b  (with Elisabeth Knipf) "Transparency and Cognitive Word-Semantics: Questions of Translatability of Some Types of German and English Word-Constructions into Hungarian", in: Terts, I. (ed.): Nyelv, nyelvész, társadalom: Emlékkönyv Szépe György 65. születésnapjára. Pécs: JPTE, pp. 114-128.

1996c  "A jelenkori érveléselmélet kérdései II: Interakcionizmus, konstruktivizmus és a nyilvános érvelés" (Issues in contemporary argumentation theory II: Interactionism, constructivism and public argumentation), Jelkép, 1996. Vol. 1: 85-92.

1998a  "The Semiotic System of Actions, Deictic Tense and Intrinsic Temporal Relations in Natural Language: On the Conceptualization of Temporal Schemata", In: Jadaczki, J. J. and W. Strawinski (eds.): In the World of Signs. Jerzy Pelc on His 70-th Birthday, Amsterdam/Atlanta: Rodopi, pp. 267-284.

1998b  "Coping with Referential Uncertainties: Shifting Reference-Frames in Natural Language", in: Andor, J., B. Hollósy, T. Laczkó and P. Pelyvás (eds.): The Diversity of Linguistic Description: Studies in Linguistics in Honour of Béla Korponay for His 70th Birthday. Debrecen: KLTE Angol-Amerikai Intézet. pp. 169-185.

1998c  "A nyelvspecifikus temporális inferenciák kialakulásának kognitív alapjai" /On the cognitive foundations of language-specific temporal inferences/, in: Pléh, Cs. and M. Győri, (eds.): A kognitív szemlélet és a nyelv kutatása. Budapest: Pólya Kiadó, 148-162.

1998d  "Diszkurzív érvelés és a megismerés mintázatai" /Discursive reasoning and the patterns of cognition/, in: Pléh (szerk.): Megismeréstudomány és mesterséges intelligencia. Budapest: Akadémia Kiadó, pp. 201-208.

1999a  "Value-Free Worlds and Value-Imposing Minds", in: Fehér, M., O. Kiss and L. Ropolyi (eds.): Hermeneutics and Science. Berlin/New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 325-343.

1999b    (with Elisabeth Knipf) “Conflict of Expression and Conceptual Access in Code-Switching”, in: Lengyel, Zs. and J. Navracsics (eds.): Applied Linguistic Studies in Central Europe, Volume 3: 27-31.

2000    “Pragmatikai racionalitás, inferencia rendszerek, praktikus érvelés és torzított társas kommunikáció” /Paragmatic rationality, inferential systems, practical reasoning and distorted interaction/, in: Pléh, Cs., Kampis, Gy. és Csányi V. (szerk.): A megismeréskutatás útjai. Pszichológiai műhely 12. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, pp. 145-156.

2001a    (with Elisabeth Knipf) “A nyelvtudomány és a nyelvi kultúra értelmezési határai” /On the Interpretational Boundaries of Linguistics and Linguistic Culture/, in: Andor, J., Szűcs T. és Terts, I. (szerk.), Színes eszmék nem alszanak….Szépe György 70. Születésnapjára. Pécs: Lingua Franca Csoport, pp. 690-697.

2001b     (with Elisabeth Knipf) „Gondolatok a Nyelvek Európai Éve kapcsán néhány alapfogalom újraértelmezhetőségéről” /Revisiting notions on the occasion of the European Year of Languages/, Nyelvi Mérce, Volume I/ 1-2: 3-6.

2002a  „A nyelvi koherenciától a narratív koherenciáig” /From language coherene to narrative coherence/, in: Andor, J., Zs. Benkes and A. Bókay (eds.): Szöveg az egész világ: Petőfi S. János 70. születésnapjára. Budapest: Tinta Kiadó. pp. 340-347.

2002b    (with György Szépe) „Regionális nyelvpolitika európai dimenzióban” /European dimensions of regional language policy/, in: Gárdonyi, T. (ed.): A régió nyelvi-kulturális jelenségei /Linguistic and cultural phenomena in the Region/, Pécs: Baranya Ház, pp. 18-24.

2002c  „Nyelvközösségek és közösségi nyelvek” /Language communities and communal languages/, in: Gárdonyi, T. (ed.): A régió nyelvi-kulturális jelenségei /Linguistic-cultural phenomena in the region/, Pécs: Baranya Ház, pp. 50-56.

2002d    (with Elisabeth Knipf) „Egynyelvűség és többnyelvűség, interkulturalitás és multikulturalitás” /Monolingualism vs. multilingualism compared to interculturalism vs. multiculturalism/, Modern Filológiai Közlemények, Volume 4/1: 44-53.

2002e  „Entrenchment Facilitated Through Iteration in Blended Constructions in Hungarian”,

in: Hougaard, A. and S. Nordahl Lund (eds.): The Way We Think, Volume 1: 337-339. Odense: Suddanske Universiteit.

2003a  “The conceptual fabric of argumentation and blended mental spaces”, in : Eemeren, F. H. van, J. A. Blair, Ch. A. Willard & A. F. Snoeck-Henkemans (eds.): Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of the International Society for the Study of Argumentation. Amsterdam: Sic Sat, pp. 632-635.

2003b  “In Quest of Cultural and Conceptual Universals for Situated Discursive Practice”, in:

Komlósi, László I., Peter Houtlosser and Michiel Leezenberg: Communication and Culture: Argumentative, Cognitive and Linguistic Perspectives. Amsterdam: SIC SAT, pp. 159-176.

2003c  (with Peter Houtlosser and Michiel Leezenberg) “Converging Aspects of Culture and

Communication: Introduction”, in: Komlósi, László I., Peter Houtlosser and Michiel Leezenberg: Communication and Culture: Argumentative, Cognitive and Linguistic Perspectives. Amsterdam: SIC SAT, pp. 7-15.

2003d “Nyelvhasználat és jelentésintegráció - Megjegyzések a beszédaktusok inferenciális

jellegéről” /Language use and meaning integration: observations concerning the inferential nature of speech acts/, in: Hajdú, M. és Keszler, B. (szerk.): Köszöntő könyv Kiss Jenő 60. születésnapjára, Budapest: ELTE-MNYT,

pp. 259-266.

2003e  „The Empirical Basis of the Narrative-Integration of Semi-Variable Linguistic

Elements”, in: Hollósy, B. and J. Kissné Gulyás (eds.): Studies in Linguistics, Vol. VI. Part I. Debrecen: Debrecen University Press, pp. 43-54.

2004a “The Inter-Cultural Argument and Social Cognition: A Macropragmatic Approach to Culturally Interpreted Discourse”, in: Vadon, L. (ed.): Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial HUSSE Conference, Eger, January 25-27, 2001. Eger: Eszterházy Károly College Press, pp. 415-421.

2004b “Social reality as a reward for cooperation: On the task of figuring-out implicit

information in verbal communication”, in: Kučanda, D., M. Brdar and B. Berić (eds.): Teaching English for Life: Studies to Honor Prof. Elvira Petrović on the Occasion of Her 70th Birthday. Osijek: Phaculty of Philosophy, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University Press, pp. 311-330.

2004c “A kompozicionalitástól a fogalmi ötvözésig: produktivitás és kollokációs erő a nyelvi

                        szerkesztésben és a szövegalkotásban”. /From compositionality to conceptual

                        blending: productivity and collocational force in linguistic and text construction/,

                        in: Pléh, Cs., Gy. Kampis & V. Csányi (eds.): Az észleléstől a nyelvig.

A X. MAKOG előadásai. /From Perception to Language/, Kognitiv szeminárium, Budapest: Gondolat, pp. 199-208.

2004d “A kompozicionalitás és a produktivitás jegyei az iteratív szerkezetek rendszerezésében” /Compositionality and productivity in the classification of iterative constructions/, in: Gecső, T. (ed.): Variabilitás és nyelvhasználat. Budapest: Tinta Kiadó. (in print)

2004e „Jelentéskiterjesztés és a természetes nyelv alakzatai mentális műveleteink tükrében”

/Meaning extension and natural language constructions in mental processing/, in: László, J., Kállai, J. &  Bereczkei, T. (szerk.): A reprezentáció szintjei. A XI. MAKOG előadásai /Levels of representation/, Kognitív szeminárium, Budapest: Gondolat, pp. 137-157.

2004f   (with Elisabeth Knipf) „From entrenchment to conceptual integration: levels of

compositionality and concept structuring”, Soares da Silva, A., A. Torres & M. Gonçalves (eds.): Linguagem, Cultura e Cognição: Estudios de Linguística Cognitiva. Coimbra: Almedina, pp. 293-308.

2004h (with Elisabeth Knipf) “Einige Aspekte zur Untersuchung von komplexen

Konstruktionen”, in: R. Brdar-Szabó & E. Knipf (Hrsg.): Lexikalische Semantik, Phraseologie und Lexikographie: Abgründe und Brücken. Festgabe für Regina Hessky. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 205-224.

2005a  (with Elisabeth Knipf) „A contrastive analysis of entrenchment and collocational force

in variable-sized lexical units”, in: Butler, C. S., M. Á. Gómez-Gonzáles & S. M. Dovál-Suárez (eds.): The Dynamics of Language Use: Functional and Constrastive Perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 241-266.

2005b “Intercultural and Multicultural Contexts for Communication”, In: Á. Borgulya (ed.): The Enlarged EU – Cross-Cultural and Communications Aspects, pp. 11-22.

2005c „A jelentésszerkesztés dinamikája mentális műveleteink tükrében: kísérlet a szókapcsolatok kognitív szemantikai osztályozására” (The dynamics of meaning construction in light of mental operations: An attempt at a cognitive semantic classification of fixed expressions). In: Kertész, A. & P. Pelyvás (szerk.): Tanulmányok a kognitív szemantika köréből (Papers in CognitiveSemantics)

[= Általános Nyelvészeti Tanulmányok XXI], Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó (in press, pp. 37)

2005d „Rhetoric Effects of Entrenched Argumentation and Presumptive Arguments: A Four-Handed Piece for George W. Bush and Tony Blair”, in: Hazen, M. (ed.): Contemporary Perspectives on Argumentation. Proceedings of the Tenth Biennial Wake Forest University Argumentation Conference, Amsterdam: Sic Sat (in press)

2005e “A Comparative Perspective on Formulaic Expressions in Translation: Contribution to a Cognitively Enhanced Translation Theory”, in: Murath, J. and Á. Oláh (eds.): Interdisciplinary Aspects of Translation and Interpreting. Pécs: The University of Pécs Press. (in press)

6.         Review Articles

1983c  "Review Article on 'Davis, S. and M. Mithus (eds.): Linguistics, Philosophy and Montague Grammar, Austin: U. of Texas Press, 1979'", Acta Linguistica ASH 33: 282-296.

1984c  "Review Article on 'Machlup, F.: Knowledge: Its Creation, Distribution and Economic Significance. Vol. I.: Knowledge and Knowledge Production, Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1980'", Kodicas/Code: Ars Semiotica 1984-1/2. pp. 34-39.

1986        /with László Tarnay/ "Review Article on 'Carlson, L.: Dialogue Games, Dordrecht:

                        D. Reidel 1983.'", Journal of Pragmatics 10:211-226.

7.      Book Reviews

1991    "Book Review of 'Introduction to topological linguistics by Ángel López-Garcia, Lynx:

            A monography series in linguistics and world perception. Annexa, Valencia 1990'",

                        Acta Linguistica ASH  40 (3-4), pp. 492-496.

1996    “A tudatosság Dennett felfogásában. Ismertetés Daniel C. Dennett: Consciousness

Explained (1991) című könyvéről” /Consciousness after Dennett. Book Review of “Consciousness Explained” (1991) by Daniel C. Dennett/. Magyar Pszichológiai Szemle,  pp. 103-107.

8. Citations

            1986    The Philosopher's Index

                        "L. I. Komlósi: Parsing, Mental Representation, and Discourse Interaction", Communication and Cognition 18: 95-106. (1985)

            1986    Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts

                        December 1986, Vol. 20. No. 4. p. 1182

                        "Komlósi, L. and L. Tarnay: Review Article on Carlson's Dialogue Games", Journal of Pragmatics 10: 211-226.

            1987    The Philosopher's Index Quarterly,  The Philosopher's Index Cumulative Edition

                        (Dialogue information retrieval system)

                        "L. I. Komlósi: Parsing, Mental Representation, and Discourse Interaction", Communication and Cognition 18: 95-106. (1985)

            1995    Pléh Csaba: "A szimbólumfeldolgozó gondolkodásmód és a szimbólumfogalom változatai/változásai". In: Kapitány, Á. és Kapitány G. (szerk.): "Jelbeszéd az életünk": A szimbolizáció története és kutatásának módszerei. pp. 149-171. [Reference on p.155.]

            1996    Frans. H. van Eemeren, Rob Grootendorst, Francisca Snoeck Henkemans et al., Fundamentals of Argumentation Theory. A Handbook of Historical Backgrounds and Contemporary Developments. [References on pp. 352; 379.]