Colour Research Group

Submitted by Danuta Stanulewicz on Mon, 04/20/2020 - 23:33
Faculty of Languages
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Danuta Stanulewicz
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Danuta Stanulewicz
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Short description of research profile

Research on colour vocabulary, especially
- colour lexicons of various languages, including, inter alia, Polish, Kashubian, Russian, Croatian, English, Spanish and Chinese;
- fixed expressions with colour terms;
- colour symbolism;
- use of colour terms in various texts, including literature;
- colours from the psycholinguistic and psychological perspectives.
The research group includes four researchers affiliated with the University of Gdańsk and several researchers representing other Polish and foreign academic centres. 

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Representative publications

Barwa w języku, literaturze i kulturze [Colour in Language, Literature and Culture], edited by Ewa Komorowska and Danuta Stanulewicz, Volumes I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, Szczecin 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 (Volume X in press). 
Ewa Komorowska, Danuta Stanulewicz, 2018, Polskie i rosyjskie słownictwo barw: Asocjacje i znaczenia [Polish and Russian Colour Vocabulary: Associations and Meanings], Szczecin: Daniel Krzanowski.
Danuta Stanulewicz, Renata Grabarska, 2018, The lexemes rosa ‘rose, pink’ and rosado ‘pink, pinkish’ in contemporary Cuban Spanish: A corpus study, [in:] Discourses on Colour, edited by Dorota Gonigroszek, Piotrków Trybunalski: Uniwersytet Jana Kochanowskiego w Kielcach, Filia w Piotrkowie Trybunalskim, 96–122.
Danuta Stanulewicz, Ewa Komorowska, Adam Pawłowski, 2014, Axiological aspects of Polish colour vocabulary: A study of associations, [in:] Colour Studies: A Broad Spectrum, edited by Wendy Anderson, Carole P. Biggam, Carole Hough, Christian Kay, Amsterdam – Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 258–272.
Wu Lan, 2018, O konotacjach kolorystycznych w kulturze chińskiej - zielony, niebieski i fioletowy [Colour connotations in Chinese culture: Blue, green and purple], Gdańskie Studia Azji Wschodniej 14: 29-38.