Plans for 2016-17

Posted on 10th September 2016 by

We’ve had a busy start to the year with our 4th Summer School and Workshop, where we welcomed people from all over the world.  It’s always a pleasure to have new friends and old join us in Cardiff. We will be holding informal SFL seminars throughout the academic year. We are planning a symposium in
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Posted on 27th April 2016 by

We’ve created a page on this blog to host an archive of the NETWORK newsletter, which was first launched in 1981. The newsletter was set up to inform people about what was going on in systemic linguistics.   So far only the first three issues have been added – hopefully more will follow soon.  Issue 2 includes
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Arianna Maiorani : movement meaning making processes

Posted on 21st April 2016 by

Working towards new horizons: FG interdisciplinary applications from visual dynamicity to movement meaning making processes March 6 2016 Arianna Maiorani  (Loughborough University) This seminar will cover a new area of interdisciplinary research that involves the use of my Functional Grammar of Movement and is being developed through an interdisciplinary research project with Healthcare Engineering and
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Referring expressions in a SFL model of language

Posted on 12th April 2016 by

We are very pleased to announced a talk by Professor Fawcett as part of our ARR in SFL this semester. Everyone is welcome. The place of referring expressions in a SFL model of language and its use by Professor Robin Fawcett Room 3.66, Monday April 18 at 4.10 pm. Some publications from the Cardiff Grammar are available
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In honour of Professor Ruqaiya Hasan

Posted on 23rd March 2016 by

Operationalizing Creativity: Hasan and the systematic study of verbal art Rebekah Wegener, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany March 15 2016, 12.10 – 13.00 in room 0.31 John Percival Building, Cardiff University. On March 15 2016, we held a special event to pay tribute to Professor Ruqaiya Hasan.  We invited Rebekah Wegener to give a talk as
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Tribute to Geoff Thompson, by Susan Hunston

Posted on 23rd March 2016 by

As part of our Symposium on Register, which was held on March 14 2017, we held a Wine and Cheese Reception in honour of Professor Geoff Thompson. We recorded the tribute made by Professor Susan Hunston, who worked closely with Geoff over many years.  This is our small way of remembering Geoff. He was a
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Workshop on Language Typology

Posted on 27th January 2016 by

We will be holding a series of workshops on language typology over the month of February. This is included as part of our ARR in SFL. Dr Beatriz Quiroz from the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Chile, who has been awarded a Visiting Fellow scholarship by the university, will be giving a three-part workshop on Language
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Symposium on Register in SFL

Posted on 9th December 2015 by

UPDATED PROGRAMME – SFL symposium on register (PDF) As part of the Advanced Research Residency (ARR) in Systemic Functional Linguistics,  we have organised a symposium on register on March 14 2016. (click here for the registration form) This is a free event but places are limited so we are asking everyone to complete the registration form (see link below) to indicate
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4th LinC Summer School and Workshop

Posted on 15th July 2015 by

We are really pleased to announce the 4th LinC summer school and workshop.  We have an exciting programme lined up. Click here for details of how to register and to find out more about the programme. The goal of the summer school is to offer training and scholarship in both understanding the Systemic Functional Linguistic (SFL) theory
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Embedded Literacy

Posted on 17th April 2015 by

Working Together on grammar and writing across subject areas and key stages Cardiff University Monday, 22nd June 2015, 9:15am – 4pm I’ve organised this event for teachers, researchers and educational professionals to focus attention on how we can work together to develop and deliver effective embedded literacy in classrooms. This event follows on from our very
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