Marta Bogusławska-Tafelska is an ecolinguist, and is Assistant Professor at the Department of English Studies at the University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland, where she is the coordinator of the ecolinguistic studies program for MA students of linguistics. In her linguistic work, she has been observing that the communicative activeness of humans extends beyond the framework of the language system, as well as the cognitive system. Her publications include Ecolinguistics: Communication Processes at the Seam of Life (2016) and Towards an Ecology of Language, Communication and the Mind (2013).Małgorzata Haładewicz-Grzelak is a Senior Lecturer in the Opole University of Technology, Poland. Her research interests include beats-and-binding phonology, social semiotics, and the sacred-profane dimension in culture. Her current projects include the semiotactics of wayside shrines and the iconography of Saint Nicholas. For 2015–2017, she is a member of the international jury for the Mouton d’Or Award.