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Student Papers Earn Praise at International Conference in Hungary

Fourth-year students Ekaterina Sotskova and Elizaveta Turkina of HSE University’s School of Foreign Languages (SFL) participated in an international multidisciplinary conference held on June 4-7 in Budapest, Hungary.

The Conference was arranged by the International Journal of Arts and Sciences (IJAS,Central Connecticut State University, USA) at Central European University.
More than 110 speakers took part from more than 30 countries, including USA, Canada, Great Britain, Japan, Norway, Mexico, Iraq, India, the Philippines and others.
The students presented papers based on their graduation thesis projects and drew high praise from colleagues.
Ekaterina Sotskova’s presentation was entitled ‘Strategies and Tactics of Metaphorical Conceptualizations of Fear in Contemporary English’.
Elizaveta Turkina spoke on ‘The Problems of Pragmatic Adaptation in Translating Interactive Films (The Case of "Detroit: Become Human")’.
Sotskova and Turkina prepared their papers under the supervision of SFL Professor Alexandra Victorovna Nagornaya. The professor also took part in the conference and gave a talk entitled ‘A Linguist's “Platypus Moment”: Proper Nouns as Means of Conceptualizing Events in Contemporary American English’.
All the conference materials, including the papers of SFL graduates, will be published in the IJAS collection.
The official web-site of the conference is: internationaljournal.org.