events

Language Evolving

There is now a downloads page for the International Systemic Functional Congress which was held in Vancouver, Canada, July 2010. In addition to presentations, there is also a video archive of the plenary speaker sessions which includes presentations by the following speakers:

Michael Halliday – Language Evolving: some systemic functional reflections on the history of meaning

Terrence Deacon – Language and complexity: Evolution inside out

Jim Martin – Metalinguistic divergence: axial argumentation in SFL

Annabelle Lukin – News reporting as social practice: some methodological implications of Halliday’s ‘register’

Giovanni Parodi – Academic genres across disciplines: Insights, findings and challenges in multimodal texts analysis of the PUCV-2010 Corpus of Spanish

Christian Matthiessen – Language evolving: Notes towards a semiotic history of humanity

Annabelle Lukin – News reporting as social practice: some methodological implications of Halliday’s ‘register’

Mary Schleppegrell – Evolving language-based pedagogy: Teachers taking up functional grammar

Kazu Teruya – Illuminating Grammar: language comparison

These videos and other documents from the conference can be found here.