International Conference on Discourse and Grammar (DG 2008): Ghent, 23-24 May 2008

Gert De Sutter gert.desutter at
Thu Mar 13 14:34:48 UTC 2008

*Discourse and Grammar DG 2008, Ghent, 23-24 May 2008*

"Illocutionary force, information structure and subordination between 
discourse and grammar" is an international conference on the 
grammatical, pragmatic and semantic status of less prominent states of 
affairs in discourse and complex sentence structure. The more than 40 
contributions to the conference focus in particular on the interaction 
between grammatical properties of subordination, speech act properties 
and clausal information structure.

The conference is organised by University College Ghent and Ghent University

Keynote speakers:

C. Lehmann (Erfurt)
A. Verhagen (Leiden)
J.-C. Verstraete (Leuven)

Registration before April 15th 2008 on 
Registration fee: 75 € (includes lunches on Friday and Saturday, all 
conference material and a guided tour of Ghent's historical centre)

Detailed information about the venue, the programme, the contributors 
and the abstracts on

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