Marta Dynel



Since 2012: Associate Professor, Faculty of Philology, Łódź University

Since 2010: Organiser of LAFAL (Linguistic Approaches to Funniness, Amusement and Laughter) conference series

Since 2016: LINGUA Co-Editor-in-Chief Journal site

Since 2018: “Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict” Advisory Board Member

Since 2011: Topics in Humor Research, John Benjamins Series Associate Editor. Book series

Since 2016: Journal of Pragmatics Advisory Board Member. Journal site

Since 2012: The European Journal of Humour Research Advisory Board Member. Journal site

Since 2012: International Studies in Humour Advisory Board Member.

Since 2011: Israeli Journal of Humor Research: An International Journal Advisory Board Member. Journal site

Since 2013: Reviewer of book proposals for: John Benjamins, Palgrave, Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press

Since 2008: Reviewer for international journals (including: Lodz Papers in Pragmatics, International Review of Pragmatics, Language and Linguistics Compass, English for Specific Purposes, Intercultural Pragmatics, Communicative Theory, Journal of Media and Communication Studies, Journal of Pragmatics, Belgian Journal of Linguistics, HUMOR, Discourse Processes, Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict, Journal of Politeness, Language & Communication, Language Sciences, Poznan Studies in Contemporary Linguistics, Text & Talk, Pragmatics & Cognition, Pragmatics, Discourse, Context & Media, Studia Anglica Posnaniensia, Mind & Language, topiCS, Discourse, Context & Media, International Journal of Business Communication, Pragmatics & Society, International Journal of Communication, Narrative Inquiry, Australian Journal of Linguistics)

Current research Interests

  • Neo-Gricean pragmatics

  • Humour studies

  • Philosophy of deception

  • Pragmatics of irony

  • Pragmatics of interaction

  • Film discourse (methodology of research)

  • (Im)politeness studies

  • Pragmatics of new media