dr Marta Kisielewska-Krysiuk

Department of the English Language

assistant professor

Room number: 3.223

Phone: +48 (22) 5531416

email: m.kisielewska@uw.edu.pl

  Office hours: Spring semester 2023/2024
Wednesdays 10.45 - 11.30
Thursdays 9.00 - 9.45
Room 3.223
dr Marta Kisielewska-Krysiuk


M.A., University of Warsaw, 1999 ( “Gricean and relevance-based approaches to conventional implicature – a critical comparison”)

Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 2004 ("From logical form to explicature: a corpus-based relevance-theoretic study of the meaning of Polish non-inflected modal verbs")

Assistant Professor, 2004

Research interests and projects

  • pragmatics
  • semantics
  • issues in the semantics/pragmatics interface
  • issues in the pragmatics/sociolinguistics interface
  • theories of communication: Grice’s theory of communication, Relevance Theory
  • theories of politeness
  • discourse analysis
  • modality
  • Truth

Selected publications


Kisielewska-Krysiuk, M. (2017). Lying, epistemic vigilance and relevance-theoretic comprehension strategies. Acta Philologica, 50, (pp. 35-46).

Kisielewska-Krysiuk, M. (2017). Lying and misleading within the philosophy of language: a relevance-theoretic perspective. Anglica. An International Journal of English Studies, 26, (pp. 79-100).

Kisielewska-Krysiuk, M. (2016). Lying and the relevance-theoretic explicit/implicit distinction. Anglica. An International Journal of English Studies, 25, (pp. 73-86).

Older publications can be found on the complete list in PBN