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Resilience, the new sustainability: exploring meaning potential

Posted on 23 August 2022 by Lise

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Centenary celebrations at Xiamen University

Posted on 20 April 2021 by Lise

Poster describing the International Scholars Forum with invited speakers: Professor Jonathan Webster, Dr Lise Fontaine, Professor Paul Thibault and Professor Wendy Bowcher


Margaret Berry

Posted on 13 November 2020 by Lise

A tribute to a wonderful scholar and great friend, we will miss you. Margaret Berry, through her work we are left with an important intellectual legacy In 2018, we held […]


ECOLINGUISTICS: The Search for New Stories to Live By

Posted on 22 January 2020 by Lise

Tuesday January 28, 2020  at 12:10pm in room 2.03 John Percival Building Talk by Professor Arran Stibbe Abstract: Society is structured by stories. The stories underlie the texts that surround […]


CEETA 2019

Posted on 2 December 2018 by Lise

4th Colloquium on Empirical Evidence and Theoretical Assumptions as part of the, 29th European Functional Linguistics Conference (ESFLC) 3rd to 5th July 2019 in Leiria, Portugal   SFL has a […]

International Corpus Linguistics Conference 2019

Posted on 17 September 2018 by Lise

The International Corpus Linguistics Conference 2019 will be hosted at Cardiff University (23-27 July 2019). The theme of the conference is: The future of Corpus Linguistics For details please visit […]

Lexical Movement Project

Posted on 21 June 2018 by Lise

Project launch: June 27-29, Cardiff University Project Outline: This project focusses on lexical movement across languages.  The potential benefits of this work relate to bridging English and Chinese systems (among […]

Mechanisms of Meaning

Posted on 4 May 2018 by Lise

Prof Patrick Hanks will be visiting us on Tuesday May 8th to give a talk on word meaning (Mechanisms of Meaning, see details below).  The talk will start at 3:10pm in […]

Lecture series in Systemic Functional Linguistics

Posted on 1 May 2018 by Lise

In May and June 2018, I will be giving a series of lectures at the LATTICE laboratory in Paris, with the support of the “Labex TransferS”, and collaborating with my […]

A visit with Halliday and Hasan

Posted on 25 April 2018 by Lise

Q&A with Halliday and Hasan In June 2013, Professor Halliday and Professor Hasan visited us at Cardiff University and held an informal Question and Answer session with staff and students.  […]