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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 […]

Creating abstraction in school history writing

Posted on 10 February 2018 by Lise

Creating abstraction in school history writing: Grammatical metaphor Anne McCabe, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus Friday March 9 at 12:10 pm in room 3.66, John Percival Building, Cardiff University This […]

SFL week in Cardiff

Posted on 20 December 2017 by Lise

We are really pleased to announce two talks by Prof. Erich Steiner, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany.  Please see below for details. January 10 2018 Models - predictions - data: an (un)problematic […]

In honour of Professor Ruqaiya Hasan

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Lise

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

On analysing the exchanges of spoken discourse

Posted on 11 March 2014 by Lise

LinC seminar by Margaret Berry Abstract. What is really going on in the exchanges in which we engage in spoken discourse? How can we analyse such exchanges in such a […]

corpus methods to explore academic and scientific texts

Posted on 11 March 2014 by Lise

How to use corpus methods to explore academic and scientific texts    A LinC seminar by Maria Freddi  Abstract This seminar builds on both corpus linguistics methods and genre studies […]