dr Wojciech Witkowski

dr Wojciech Witkowski
Position Assistant Professor
Department Department of English and Comparative Linguistics
Office hours http://www.ifa.uni.wroc.pl/dla-studenta/office-hours/?lang=pl

Wojciech Witkowski

Assistant Professor


Office: IFA, room 317

 Academic degrees

MA in Linguistics, University of Wrocław, 2009,

Thesis: The Verbal Character of Old English Periphrasis ‘bēon + present participle’ in Prose Texts of Non-Latin Origin. A Minimalist Approach

 Ph.D. in Linguistics (with distinction), University of Wrocław 2015,

Dissertation: Phase Syntax Account of OV and VO Variation in the History of English. A Feature Composition Based Model with Reference to Properties of Phases

 Research interests

Historical linguistics

Minimalist syntax

Diachronic syntax

Syntax-morphology interface

Corpus Linguistics


2010. “A Correspondence Between Old and Present Day English Progressive Periphrasis. A Syntactic Account of the Data in The  Anglo-Saxon Chronicle”. Anglica Wratislaviensia LXVIII
2015. with Rudnicka, E“Towards the Methodology of Extending Princeton WordNet.” Cognitive Studies 15; pp. 335-351
2015. with Rudnicka, E., Kaliński, M. “A Semi-Automatic Adjective Mapping between plWordNet and Princeton WordNet”[In:] P. Kral and V. Matoušek (eds.) Text, Speech, Dialogue. 18th International Conference, TSD 2015, Pilsen, Czech Republic, September 14-17, 2015, Proceedings. [Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Series]; pp. 360-368
2016. with Rudnicka, E., Grabowski, Ł. “Towards a methodology for filtering out gaps and mismatches across wordnets: the case of noun synsets in plWordNet and Princeton WordNet” [In:] Mititelu, V.B., Forascu, C., Fellbaum, Ch., Vossen P. (eds.) Proceedings of the Eight Global WordNet Conference. pp. 344-351 [ISBN 978-973-0-20728-6]
2016 "OV and VO in Old English: a feature-splitting account." [In:] Łozowski, P. and Stadnik, K. (eds.) Visions and Revisions. Studies in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics [Łódź Studies in Language 44]. pp. 218-233

 Conference presentations

04.2014 OV in Old English. A Feature-splitting account. PASE 2014, Instytut Filologii Angielskiej, Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skłodowskiej, Lublin 7-9 April 2014
06.2014 Polish psych-verbs. Corpus study of argument realization patterns. Grammar and Corpora. Instytut Slawistyki Zachodniej i Południowej, Uniwersytet Warszawski,Warszawa, 25-27 June 2014
11.2014  Towards the Methodology of Extending Princeton WordNet.  Leksykografia polska, ukraińska, bułgarska: słowniki tradycyjne i elektroniczne, Instytut Slawistyki Polskiej  Akademii Nauk, Warszawa, 13-14 November 2014, with Ewa Rudnicka, Tadeusz Piotrowski
11.2014 Large Polish-English Lexico-Semantic Resource Based on plWordNet-Princeton WordNet Mapping. PALC 2014: 9th International Conference on Practical Applications of Language Corpora, Uniwersytet Łódzki, 20-22 November 2014, Łódź, with: Ewa Rudnicka, Maciej Piasecki
09.2015  A Semi-Automatic Adjective Mapping between plWordNet and Princeton WordNet. TSD 2015: 18th International Conference Text, Speech and Dialogue, Faculty of Applied Sciences University of West Bohemia Plzeň (Pilsen), 14-17 September 2015, Pilsen, with Ewa Rudnicka and Michał Kaliński
09.2015 Semantic Concepts in WordNets.  45th Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM2015), 17-19 September 2015, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, with Ewa Rudnicka
09.2015  Od zasobu do systemu leksykalnego: jakościowa i ilościowa analiza wyników rzutowania Słowosieci na WordNet Princetoński. LXXIII Zjazd Polskiego Towarzystwa  Językoznawczego Granice Interpretacji Lingwistycznej, 28-29 September 2015, Instytut Filologii Polskiej, Uniwersytetu Jana Kochanowskiego w Kielcach, with Ewa Rudnicka
01.2016 Towards a methodology for filtering out gaps and mismatches across wordnets: the case of plWordNet and Princeton WordNet. Global Wordnet Conference 2016 (GWC 2016), 27-30 January 2016, Bucharest, with Ewa Rudnicka and Łukasz Grabowski
06.2016 Movement verbs or psych verbs. Badanie Walencji Czasownika w Krajach Słowiańskich. Wczoraj i Dziś. 9-11 June 2016, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, with Paulina Witkowska
10.2016 Polysemous movement / psych verbs in neo-constructivist event structure. 4th meeting of Linguistics Beyond And Within. Controversy in Linguistics and Language Studies. 20-21 October 2016,Catholic University of Lublin, Lublin, with Paulina Witkowska

 Project participation

10.2012 – 05.2013 Old Polish and Old Church Slavonic future tense data extraction and annotation Project: TRAIT Temporal Relations at the Interfaces, project supervisor dr hab. Joanna Błaszczak

04.2013 – 12.2015 Linguist team member, Wrocław University of Technology, Language technology group G4.19, Department of Computational Intelligence, Project: CLARIN ERIC, project supervisor: dr inż. Maciej Piasecki

02.2014 – 07.2014 Linguist team member, Institute of Computer Sciences, Polish Academy of Science, Project: CLARIN ERIC, project supervisor: dr hab. Adam Przepiórkowski

08.2015 – 08.2018 Research team member, University of Wrocław Project: Comparative analysis of psychological predicates in Polish, Spanish and English (financed by NCN (OPUS 8)), project supervisor: dr hab. Bożena Rozwadowska

02.2016 – 02.2018 Research team member, Wrocław University of Technology, Language technology group G4.19, Department of Computational Intelligence, Project: Inter-lingual equivalence in lexical databases (financed by NCN (HARMONIA 7)), project supervisor dr inż. Maciej Piasecki