events

Cardiff Symposium

Posted on 1 November 2016 by Lise

We will be hosting the Cardiff Symposium: Influences and Opportunities, January 12-13 2017 at Cardiff University. This is a special event on the occasion of Professor Robin Fawcett’s birthday. Not only do we want to celebrate his birthday but we’d also like to acknowledge the huge contribution he has made to Systemic Functional Linguistics and to
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Arianna Maiorani : movement meaning making processes

Posted on 21 April 2016 by Lise

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 12 April 2016 by Lise

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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Tribute to Geoff Thompson, by Susan Hunston

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Lise

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 27 January 2016 by Lise

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 9 December 2015 by Lise

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 15 July 2015 by Lise

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 17 April 2015 by Lise

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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Advanced Research Residency in SFL

Posted on 8 January 2015 by Lise

The Linguistics in Cardiff (LinC) research network is inviting applications for a limited number of places on our Advanced Research Residency in Systemic Functional Linguistics, which will run from February 1st 2016 to May 31st 2016. The Advanced Research Residency (ARR) scheme brings together researchers with related interests for a series of research workshops in the
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Looking good: Can function follow form?

Posted on 5 December 2014 by Lise

A research seminar given by Professor Theo van Leeuwen (University of Southern Denmark in Odense) December 10th  13.10-14.00, in room 2.01, John Percival Building, Cardiff University Today, writing must do more than communicate, it must also ‘look good’. New technologies provide templates for a wide range of document genres which all focus on presentation rather than
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